Customising the iPad SEND

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Presentation for School of Special Educational Needs: Disability (SEND) Department of Education Western Australia

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Customising the iPad SEND

  1. 1. Integrating iPadsInto The ClassroomFor Learning Support And Special Ed
  2. 2. Spectronics Consultancy Teamconsultants@spectronics.com.au
  3. 3. The nextgeneration school?
  4. 4. 9.30 -10.3010.30 -11.0011.00 -11:4511.45 -12.3012.30 -1.301.30 - 3.003.00 - 3.30Customising the iPadMorning TeaiPads to support students in special ed classroomsiPads to support students with an autism spectrum disorderLunchiPads to support students with learning support needs inmainstream classrooms.Taking your learning further
  5. 5. #SpeccosiPad@Spectronics
  6. 6. todaysmeet.com/SEND
  7. 7. Questions?ThoughtsWeb links
  8. 8. Customising The iPadTo Accommodate The NeedsOf Diverse Learners
  9. 9. The iPad
  10. 10. Out of the box!
  11. 11. iPad Basics
  12. 12. The Apple EcosystemiTunes App storeiBooks iTunes U
  13. 13. AccessibilityVision/hearingSpeak selectionPhysical and MotorGuided access
  14. 14. Accessories and Access Optionsfor the iPadspectronicsinoz.com/blog/category/apps-and-mobile-learning/accessories
  15. 15. Accessories and Access Optionsfor the iPadCASE
  16. 16. Accessories and Access Optionsfor the iPadSTYLUS
  17. 17. Accessories and Access Optionsfor the iPadKEYBOARD
  18. 18. Accessories and Access Optionsfor the iPadMOUNTS
  19. 19. Accessories and Access Optionsfor the iPadSWITCH ACCESS
  20. 20. Accessories and Access Optionsfor the iPadSWITCH ACCESSHow do you set up a switchinterface with the iPad?Cha Cullen @ Spectronics Blog
  21. 21. It CantTeach
  22. 22. Decision Making ProcessWhat makes a good app?FREE orLITE versionsCustomisationPhotosIntuitiveSupportPublishingfeaturesSaving & Reporting VoicesAccessibilityMultipurpose
  23. 23. Originally created by Harry Walker: Edited, with permission, by Kathy Schrock: Updated by Greg AlchinDOMAIN 4 3 2 1CurriculumConnectionSkill(s) reinforced arestrongly connected to thetargeted skill or conceptSkill(s) reinforced are relatedto the targeted skill or conceptSkill(s) reinforced areprerequisite or foundationskills for the targeted skill orconceptSkill(s) reinforced in the appare not clearly connected tothe targeted skill or conceptAuthenticityTargeted skills are practicedin an authentic format/problem-based learningenvironmentSome aspects of the app arepresented in an authenticlearning environmentSkills are practiced in acontrived game/simulationformatSkills are practiced in a rote orisolated fashion (e.g.flashcards)FeedbackFeedback is specific andresults in improved studentperformanceFeedback is specific andresults in improved studentperformance (may includetutorial aids)Feedback is limited to thecorrectness of studentresponses and may allowstudents to try againFeedback is limited to thecorrectness of studentresponsesDifferentiationApp offers completeflexibility to alter settings tomeet student needsApp offers more than onedegree of flexibility to adjustsettings to meet studentneedsApp offers limited flexibility toadjust settings to meetstudent needs (e.g., few levelssuch as easy, medium, hard)App offers no flexibility toadjust settings to meetstudent needs (settingscannot be altered)UserFriendlinessStudents can launch andnavigate within the appindependentlyStudents can launch andnavigate within the appindependently afterdemonstration by teacher.Students can launch andnavigate within the appindependently afterdemonstration by teacher.Students require intermittentsupport.Students need constantteacher support in order touse the appStudentMotivationStudents are highlymotivated to use the appand select it as their firstchoice from a selection ofrelated choices of appsStudents use the app asdirected by the teacherStudents view the app as“more schoolwork” and maybe off-task when directed bythe teacher to use the appStudents avoid the use of theapp or complain when use ofthe app is assignedPublishingStudents work can bepublished in multipleformats and/or social mediasitesStudents work can bepublished in multiple formatsand/or social media sites afterbeing transferred to acomputer.Students work can be only bepublished to a computer.Students work cannot bepublished.ReportingData is availableelectronically to the studentand teacher as a part of theapp.Data is available electronicallyto student on a summary pageand may be screenshot toshare with teacherData is available electronicallyto the student, but is notpresented on a singlesummary page.The app does not contain asummary page.ConnectivityApp connects seamlessly toWi-Fi networkApp connects to Wi-Fi networkwith manual configurationApp requires port change toconnect to Wi-Fi networkApp unable to connect to Wi-FinetworkAPP NameCurriculumfocusGrade /StageCost
  24. 24. spectronics.com.au/blog/tools-and-resources/sett
  25. 25. sandpit
  26. 26. sandpit
  27. 27. Let’s find out about apps andusing the iPad with our students!
  28. 28. 10.30 -11.0011.00 -11:4511.45 -12.3012.30 -1.301.30 - 3.003.00 - 3.30Morning TeaiPads to support students in special ed classroomsiPads to support students with an autism spectrum disorderLunchiPads to support students with learning support needs inmainstream classrooms.Taking your learning further
  29. 29. #SpeccosiPad@Spectronics
  30. 30. todaysmeet.com/SEND

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