The iPad is ideal for physical education

I am on record for my belief that notebook computers do not fit into “non-core” areas of education (granted, the 21st Century Skills list all of these activities as part of the core, but anyone in education knows how things stand).I came across a blog today ( that addresses the use of technology in physical education, and one particular article about the iPad.

The only thing missing in this article is a discussion of specific apps that can be used in physical education, such as Coaches' Eye or some of the many play-drawing apps (for football, basketball, etc).

School leaders and IT departments do harm to “non-core” areas when they make decisions about tech integration that are based on solely the needs of “core” areas.


Posted on June 9, 2013, in General Musings, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on The iPad is ideal for physical education.

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