Teachers TV: Mobile Learning
Last updated 16 April 2013, created 14 June 2010, viewed 1,699
Wilsden Primary School, near Bradford, shows how handheld computers have helped improve literacy and enabled instant assessment.
Following funding from parents, daily use of handheld PDAs, called Educational Digital Assistants (EDAs) has boosted pupil confidence and engaged them with their learni More…ng.
Teaching Assistant Jane Booth works with pupils in small groups to record pupils reading and encourage collaborative learning. Year 4 teacher Jo Scott and ICT co-ordinator Jackie Renton use the EDAs as tools for instant assessment and personalised learning in the classroom.