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Ipad Presentation

  1. 1. iPad Initiative at the American International School of Lusaka
  2. 2. Technology available prior to the iPad initiative
  3. 3. IT lab, Media Lab and a few desktops in the library
  4. 4. Why the need for iPads?
  5. 5. Promotes educational innovation and technological competence among faculty members
  6. 6. They are effective, durable, reliable and achieve their educational aims of going further, faster and with more engagement
  7. 7. AISL launched it’s iPad program in the first semester of 2011-2012 academic year
  8. 8. Students in the sixth and tenth grades received iPads.
  9. 9. The primary school purchased one class set (20 iPads) to be shared
  10. 10. What was parent feedback?
  11. 11. “It’s been a great innovation for the school and it helps assist the students stay up to date with updated technology. I fully support the program” – Rick Briggs, parent
  12. 12. What did students think?
  13. 13. “The iPad is a HUGE help in school – you don’t have to wait until you get home to start your homework.” – Tora Turner, 6th grader
  14. 14. Phase II
  15. 15. Secondary campus moved to a 1:1 program at the start of the 2012- 2013 school year.
  16. 16. The primary school purchased an additional class set to be shared among Kindergarten to Grade 3
  17. 17. Phase III
  18. 18. This school year, Grade 5 has moved to 1:1, with Grades 3 and 4 functioning at a 1:2
  19. 19. A third set was purchased for Kindergarten to Grades 2
  20. 20. How are iPads being used?
  21. 21. Each teacher can choose the apps they want to use with their classes.
  22. 22. Over the course of the last 3 years, teachers are finding processing apps and screen shot apps the most useful.
  23. 23. Explain Everything, Screen Chomp and Skitch allow students to share their knowledge of the central ideas in a new format.
  24. 24. Socrative, Nearpod and eClicker allow teacher to pre-assess students and get instant feedback
  25. 25. The Future?
  26. 26. AISL plans to continue the iPad program until all grades, from Grade 2-12 are functioning on a 1:1 system
  27. 27. Can it’s success be measured?
  28. 28. According to AISL’s primary principal, Mr. Jeff Williams…
  29. 29. “iPads are introducing students to the 21st century technology. It is a tool for learning. This is the success.”

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