iPADs in Schools Kimberly Welsh Frostburg State University Spring 2012
How is the iPad being used? It is used to heighten student learning Used as a research and creativity tool across all subjects Minds are being expanded and experiences Photo by: David Hobel broadened, not restricted
Photo by Ant McNeill athttp://www.flickr.com/photos/antmcneill/4686147794/
Special Education students use them to go on field trips Photo by: jruggeri1 at <a href="http://photobucket.com/images/field%20tri" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc485/jruggeri1/2008/Akron%20zoo%20Field% 20Trip/AkronZoo3.jpg" border="0" alt="Akron Zoo Pictures, Images and Photos"/></a>
Physics students use them to build roller coasters andunderstand the laws of motion Photo by: Lee Haywood at http://www.flickr.com/photos/leehaywood/4295460613/
First grade students use them tohelp build their word processing skills With something as simple as Microsoft Word, students get to improve their skills on the iPads
“Over the last several years, many colleges, universities andK-12 school districts, not to mention local and stateagencies, have incorporated emerging technology like AppleiPhones and Amazon Kindles into their daily lives. Addingthe iPad is just an extension of this” Photo By: 500CPM at http://www.flickr.com/photos/beta500/97819986
References• Mulholland, J. (2011, March 29). IPads in the Classroom. Government Technology: State & Local Government News Articles. Retrieved January 30, 2012, from http://www.govtech.com/education/iPads-In-The-Classroom.html• Swanson, G. (2011, February 20). How iPads have transformed the classroom [Web log post]. Retrieved January 30, 2012, from http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/2011/02/every-student-gets-ipad.html
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