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Emerging trend

  1. 1.  Used with a document camera to demonstrate or show something online  Portability makes it easy to take notes on student performance while observing  Teachers are able to “go” to a conference via podcast and/or teleconferencing – saves money
  2. 2.  Used Title II Staff Development federal money to purchase 34 top of the line iPads – 64 gigabytes of memory and 3G capable- for $30,000 – to improve teacher performance  Most iPads were used by principals for teacher observations  Controversy surrounded the purchase  Principals reported that the iPads helped them do their job efficiently  Money was saved in sending teachers to conferences which averaged $5,000 each  http://www.idahoreporter.com/2010/school-district-hopes-30k-ipad-purchase-will-improve-teacher- performance/
  3. 3.  East Elementary School got a grade level set of iPads  Each grade level gets them one day a week  Students work on projects at their own pace – started with one app and then moved to being able to use many and research on their own  Used extensively for science and social studies content – students got over them as “toys” and began using them as tools  http://www.kodiakdailymirror.com/?pid=19&id=9289
  4. 4.  MA school district purchased iPads for autistic special ed. classes using federal funds  iPads used to aid in communication issues, social problems, fine motor issues, and increasing attention span  MANY apps available  AutismXpress app helps kids identify and express emotions  Proloquo2Go helps students, who are nonverbal or have difficulty speaking, communicate. "Dragon Dictation" lets children who need scribes put their thoughts to "paper.“  http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20101107/NEWS/11070348

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