iPads @ Elkanah - K. Stadler

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Introduction to the iPad journey at the Elkanah House Senior Primary school.

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iPads @ Elkanah - K. Stadler

  1. 1. iPads @ Elkanah Our Journey
  2. 2. October 2010 The conversation begins...
  3. 3. The iPad arrives in SA! Early 2011
  4. 4. August 2011 Our journey begins...
  5. 5. February 2012 Our 25 iPads arrive!
  6. 6. Our approach Shared devices Booking system Challenges & frustrations 1:1 trial
  7. 7. Teacher guidance Fortnightly meetings Workshops Talks & conferences iPadMeets iPad Blog Resource curation scoop.it! Twitter & Facebook
  8. 8. October 2013 Looking to the future! CREATION COLLABORATION COMMUNICATION ENHANCE DIFFERENTIATE TRANSFORM
  9. 9. The iPad isn't a device for schools that want to 'use tablets'. It's for schools wanting to change the educational experience. Fraser Speirs Head of IT and Computing, Cedars School of Excellence, Greenock, Scotland
  10. 10. Why mobile learning with iPads? • Address all learning styles - auditory, visual and kinaesthetic • Ubiquitous device - anywhere, anytime, on the go, with a host of inbuilt features • Anywhere, anytime access to the Internet, learning on the go • Intuitive for students, minimal technical support • Excellent Apple support, large range of apps for education, better quality • Apple TV & iBooks Author - changing the face of education • Security in terms of virus, malware threats – closed system • One operating systems, all versions are compatible • The up to 10-hour battery life - the deal breaker!

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