Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

iPads in Education: From Pilot to Performance

190,533 views

Published on

Jason Weber and Paul Chepolis describe the terrific potential of the iPad in education—while also cutting through the hype and acknowledging the realities of challenges organizations must face to successfully deploy these devices.

Originally presented at NJASA/NJSBA Spring 2012.

Published in: Education, Business, Technology
  • Be the first to comment

iPads in Education: From Pilot to Performance

  1. 1. iPads Pilot to Performance From potential to results
  2. 2. 2Why?
  3. 3. 2 Why are you interested in the iPad?Why?
  4. 4. 2 Why are you interested in the iPad? What do you hope to gain from introducing anyWhy? technology resource into the classroom?
  5. 5. 2 Why are you interested in the iPad? What do you hope to gain from introducing anyWhy? technology resource into the classroom? Efficiency and effectiveness
  6. 6. 3 Jason Weber Director of Technology Paul ChepolisIntro Assistant Director of Technology Clinton Township School District iPad implementation in 2010
  7. 7. 4Insanely Great• Affordability• Capabilities• Versatility• App Model
  8. 8. 4Insanely Great• Affordability• Capabilities Potential to break down barriers to• Versatility learning• App Model
  9. 9. 5 The iPad is a computer ... but different. Changes and challenges:Challenges • Operational • Instructional
  10. 10. 6 Understand true costs $399 plus ... • Keyboard/Case • CartBudget • • Controller/server Accessories • Software • “Consumables” • Insurance
  11. 11. 6 Understand true costs $399 plus ... • Keyboard/Case • Cart Budget • • Controller/server Accessories • SoftwareTrue cost closer to $700.Depreciate over x years. • “Consumables” • Insurance
  12. 12. 7Technology Acceptance• Decentralized • Compatibility • No user accounts • Existing environment • 1:1 assumption • Productivity suite • Remote management • Wiki• Evolving tools • Bandwidth • Annual cycle • Security
  13. 13. 8 • “Taxpayers” • “Apple bling” • Consumer device • UnprecedentedPublic adoption rate • Focus on lower costs and instructional appropriateness
  14. 14. 9From Operations To Instruction • Operational readiness is necessary, but not sufficient for a successful deployment • True measure of success is improvement in instructional practice • Focus on how these devices make for more efficient and effective instruction
  15. 15. 10 • Resources • Assessment • Content creationElements • Communicationof Instruction • Collaboration • Personalization
  16. 16. 11 • Web-enabled • Local networkResources • Electronic texts • E-publications
  17. 17. 12 • Classroom polling • Demonstration ofAssessment comprehension • Student portfolios
  18. 18. 13 • Productivity (iWork)Content • Multimedia (iLife) • Student portfoliosCreation
  19. 19. 14 • Wiki • Email • MessagingCommunication • Content sharing& Collaboration • Critical feedback • Curation
  20. 20. 15 • DifferentiationPersonalization • Accessibility • Applications
  21. 21. 16 Evaluate• Measure the contribution of the tool based on how much it improves the efficiency and effectiveness of each of these elements.• Don’t get distracted by massive application catalog.• Focus on functions.• Not a “magic bullet”. The best instructional resource is still the teacher. iPad is a catalyst.
  22. 22. 17 We understand the operational needs, and the role of the device in the classroom, now what?Staff Development• Get the right people in the • Informal pilot right seats • Academy • Instructional focus, passion, innovative spirit—risk takers • Pull-in model • “Champions” • “Breadcrumbs”
  23. 23. 18 • Pilot until comfortable. • Start with a manageable group,Expectations your “seed”. • Focus on getting it right, rather than effect size.
  24. 24. 19 What do you hope to gain from introducing any technology resource into the classroom? Efficiency and effectiveness.Why? Applies to ANY classroom technology. Successful use requires harmony of instructional goals, budget feasibility, support, and leadership.
  25. 25. 20 A copy of this presentation will be available on: Q&A LDontech.com Logiki.com

×