"To succeed in today's world, our students need more than sound achievement in the various learning areas. They need to be adaptable, resourceful and quick to learn. They need to be technologically competent, and adept at seeking out and using information to solve problems. They need to be able to think things through for themselves and show initiative."

Classroom First Strategy

Tablet technology in Western Australian public schools

Many schools are now using tablet technology as a part of a balanced educational program to promote students’ literacy and numeracy learning. Based on action research, this website describes how tablet technology can be used to create engaging, purposeful and highly effective learning experiences that meet the needs of 21st century learners.

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Using tablet technology in literacy and numeracy to enhance and complement evidence based teaching strategies.

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Find answers to the most commonly asked questions.

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Case studies and research about the use of tablet technology to improve students’ literacy and numeracy achievement.

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View selection criteria that assist schools to select appropriate educational applications for tablet devices.