iPads at Arbutus Middle
2. Tech Plan tied to school growth
plan, vision, and community
3. Short Term Goals - 2 sets of 10
iPad Airs, with ProD support and
Using them with AppleTV and LCD
Students contributing online to share
with a greater community
Exploring the Digital World
Best uses- integrate
features of the camera,
“how a small suite of apps related to annotating, curation, and image,
audio, and video production that [can] support a diverse student
performances of understanding”
Greenel And Graynel
Greenal and Graynel Live news report on green screen
1. Explore the apps and consider your
pedagogy, purpose and content in a
2. Find an app you could see yourself
3. Design an integrated activity
4. Prepare to share out next session!
Please share the outcome of your explore time?!
Thoughts? Ideas? Inspirations?
Using photos in education
grant to purchase iPad
To use technology to
connect with the
Framing Apps for learning
What is your learning outcome?
What is your essential question?
What tools (in this case iPad apps) ﬁt into that
not tied to content!
limitless instructional possibilities!
integrate to foster creativity and innovation!
creating, annotating, curating!
Inquiry Based Learning/
Project Based Learning
Good questions spark
more questions and
curiosity for learning
Trends in technology in GVSD
Devices in GVSD
Recommendations for iPads:
Tech Plan rooted in learning goals
Expectations for teachers and students
Accountability and catalogue
Kidblogs (private) Grade 3-7
Wordpress (public) Grade 8-12
Scaffold and begin conversation on Digital Citizenship
The One iPad Classroom
cloud student notebooks
cloud video storage
Social media can be used for:
bringing people together