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Why a Refurbished iPad is Perfect for Home Schooling
by Denise Timmis | Feb 22, 2021
Why a refurbished iPad is the ideal home-schooling assistant
Home teaching used to be a rare thing, limited to the parents who prefer not to send their children to school. Then Covid-19 came along. And now, practically everyone is having to be a part-time teacher.
It's lovely to spend more time with your children and grand kids, of course, but keeping them top of their studies is tough. It's even trickier if you're combining your educational responsibilities with working from home! Even when the schools re-open, it may be only partially at first — so home-schooling is very likely to continue in some form.
Now for the good news. Help is at hand in the form of a nifty piece of technology with a big 10.9-inch Retina Display screen, and a superb camera for video calls.
Here are just some of the ways a refurbished and affordable iPad from Envirofone could be your ideal teaching assistant.
Free up your other tech
If your home's main (or only) computer is used for lessons, that means nobody else can use it until "school" is over for the day.
Securing an inexpensive iPad solves that problem and gives you added flexibility. Kids often prefer a tablet anyway, because they can move around while using it. Plus, refurbished tech is relatively dispensable. Better to have their sticky fingers mauling a cheap iPad than your expensive PC or laptop!
Teaching resources on tap
Unwrap your good-as-new Apple tablet from the protection of its secure, cushioned Envirofone box. Marvel at how our refurb experts have it looking beautiful and working flawlessly. Give it a quick charge using the included cable...
Now you're ready to explore. The iPad isn't just perfect for virtual lessons from school. Via Apple's App Store and good old Google, it puts thousands of free educational apps and websites at your fingertips.
Here's just a small selection:
- Words for Life is a website full of activities to help with reading, writing and listening skills for all ages up to 12.
- Edplus is a free Oxford University-based app that uses TikTok style video questions and lessons to keep everyone alert and interested.
- BBC Bitesize: a wealth of small, digestible lessons based around the National Curriculum, with tests so you know they're working.
- EasyA: help with those tricky maths lessons you don't have a clue about. This app puts 11 to 18 year olds in touch with Oxbridge and Ivy League-educated tutors via secure instant messaging.
You can explore all these home-schooling resources and thousands more with the various refurbished iPad models available from Envirofone. Check out the iPad Air 2, for example. Purchase with complete peace of mind that every device we sell has passed a stringent 100-point checking process, and backed by a 12-month warranty.
Another bonus is that young people are generally keen to be green. Choose refurbished technology from Envirofone and you're doing your bit to save the planet's precious resources, as well as saving yourself some money.
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