Teachers said that student’s familiarity with the technical aspects of mobile smartphones was an important part of its use. Several of the teachers and students thought that the app was ‘easy’ to use, and easy to learn to use. For teachers a learning time of approximately fifteen minutes was seen as normal, whilst children took only five minutes.
‘The app was fairly straight forward to use’
‘If I can shape what the students are doing, then their learning is much more structured’
‘GIS apps capture the imagination, provide a more interactive and broader context to education’