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  • 1. iPad Apps for Individualized Education
    • Abbie Frank & Amy Cantone
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  • 2. Why?
    • * Why use the iPad?
    • * Who can benefit?
    • * Who says so?
  • 3. Old Vs. New
    • * Old = Dynovox
    • * New = ipad
  • 4. Research on iPads in General Education
    • One to one possibilities
      • Ipad’s potential
    • Guidelines for effectiveness
    • Technology & motivation
  • 5. Examples
    • Ideas for in the classroom
      • 47 Ways to use it
    • Example schools
      • More Schools
      • iPad pilot program
  • 6. Research on iPad Use with Specialized Instruction:
    • Gets kids excited about learning
    • Easy to program and use
    • Can address many areas: academics, communication, social language skills, fine motor skills
    • There’s an APP for that!
    • Students with fine motor, gross motor, vision and hearing loss are able to use the device
    • Portable and long lasting battery
  • 7. Uses for iPad in Specialized Education
    • Can be used to provide a daily visual schedule for students
    • Appeals to all students, allowing for more social interaction
    • Can be used for small group instruction as well as individual lessons
    • Student can feel a sense of independence and control
  • 8. The iPad and AAC
    • More cost effective ($ 600 vs $8,000)
    • One device for all student needs
      • (Communication, fine motor, social language, daily schedule, behavior, sensory, daily living skills, vision)
    • Apps that provide: natural sounding text to speech software, audio and text with photos,
    • Can use one device for more than one student
    • IPad can be used as a big mac switch
    • Real photographs can easily be used with many Apps
  • 9. How?
    • * What does it look like?
  • 10. Professional Use
    • * Management
    • * Communication
    • * Notes & Assessment
    • * Organization
  • 11. The Special Educator’s iPad
    • Qualitative notes
    • IEP management apps
    • Communication & collaboration with colleagues
    • Easy data management & collection
  • 12. Example
  • 13. In Classroom Support
  • 14. Lydia
    • 4th grade student with a specific learning disability (auditory processing)
    • Finds attending in a classroom environment challenging.
    • Written expression & oral expression are very challenging.
    • Spends much of the day in the general education classroom, but also receives pull out instruction for speech & language.
    • Has a difficult time connecting with classmates.
    • Enjoys art and technology.
  • 15. iPad for In Classroom Support
    • Provides individualized practice & reinforce skills
    • Assists in access to curriculum
    • Aids in tasks
  • 16. What it looks like....
  • 17. Classroom & Individualized Assistance Needs
  • 18. Nathan
    • 3rd grade student
    • Diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and ADHD
    • Weaknesses with attention, fine motor, memory and social language skills
    • Academic skills well below grade level
  • 19. How Nathan Uses the iPad
    • To work on academic goals
    • As a motivator
    • To supplement curriculum
    • Uses Apps for social language goals, fine motor goals
    • In and out of class
    • Independently
    • During self select reading
  • 20. Nathan’s iPad
  • 21. Individualized Use
  • 22. Lexi
    • 3 rd grade student with EFMR
    • Demonstrates severe delays with cognitive and language abilities as well as gross and fine motor skills, visual-motor and self help areas
    • Requires complete assistance with all activities of daily living and communicating
    • Is included in a regular education classroom and also receives SpEd,ST, OT,PT
    • Enjoys social interactions and music
  • 23. How Lexi Uses the iPad
    • Daily schedule
    • Making choices
    • Participating in class activities
    • Choosing peers
    • To socialize
    • Sensory breaks
    • Work on cognitive goals
    • Use in specials, recess
    • During feeding
    • As a motivator
    • Sharing pictures/video
  • 24. Lexi’s iPad
  • 25. What?
    • * Where can you find what you need?
    • * Things to consider...
  • 26. How to Find “an app for that!”
    • * Google searches
    • * Our wiki page
  • 27.
    • Read the reviews
    • Follow a blog, or two, or three...or an RSS reader’s worth.
    • When it doubt...try something free first (often marked with the title “Lite”)
    All Things Considered...