Schools are embracing digital technologies like never before. However, many parents have a mistaken notion that the tablet or laptop replaces the previously used physical medium, like the textbook or notebook. Some others acknowledge that it is a good consumption device, where students can review content posted by the teacher or school. All it takes to flip the switch is one look at a teacher using technology for learning in a simple and intuitive manner.
Monica Burns, a former elementary school teacher in a 1:1 classroom, usesGeoboard - a virtual manipulative app - to reinforce math concepts and promote higher order thinking skills.
"Geoboard is an app that is all about the activity you choose to do with it, as opposed to leading students in a particular direction." See full article here.