IPad in Elementary School Math Learning Setting

Ibtesam Fares Al-Mashaqbeh

Abstract


The aim of this study was to investigate the difference between the effect of using traditional teaching instruction and using iPad to teach math for first grade students. This study was conducted in one private elementary school in Jordan. The study used a quasi-experimental control design. Students have access to a few math software and websites that was downloaded to improve their math skills. Every student in the experimental group will have a personal iPad to be used during their math class period. Both groups will be given a pre-test and a post-test to measure their achievements in math. The motive for this research was encouraging teachers and students to use iPad for educational purpose instead of use it most of the time for fun and games. it a helpful tool to be used as part of the mathematic learning process. Also, there are many software and internet sites that can be downloading in the iPadt to improve students’ math skills.
Index Terms — math, tablet, e-textbook, e-learning, education, educational technology.

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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