Although the Hornbook may seem like a learning tool with extreme limitations, historically, it was the mainstay of primary education for many students for rather a long time.
Fig. 1 – Washington, Folger Shakespeare Library, STC 13813.6 (dated 1625) – Source
Read more from Erik Kwakkel about hornbooks here:
Perhaps we should regard today’s electronic books as a similar multifaceted learning tool.
“Here’s a list of “awesome” apps for teachers from Scholastic Instructor magazine offering activities for a wide range of subjects. These were chosen through crowd-sourcing on Scholastic’s Facebook page for teachers as well as with help from the magazine’s teacher advisers and education bloggers.”
Remember this funny video about the medieval helpdesk?
Today’s Assignment: Enjoy your aps!