With more and more educators eager to adopt iPads to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom, it is easy to overlook the essentials when planning for a successful iPad deployment. In this session we will look at what is needed to effectively roll out iPads at your school site!
10 Steps to a Successful School iPad Program
As technology changes at an ever-increasing rate in today’s world, it is vital that schools adopt these new advancements to increase students learning. One example of this is Apple’s iPad, a mobile device that is a tool that fundamentally changes the classroom.
iPads hold high potential to add tremendously to educational success. However, the newness and excitement of the device has driven some schools to purchase the iPads as soon as possible, without a formal plan in place. In this manner, it is likely that these schools are not realizing the full value of their investment. To best prepare a school for the purchase of a set of iPads, it is important for the school to have an implementation plan and a set of policies to govern the use of the tools.
In this session we will explore 10 steps to implement a successful iPad program. With a solid implementation plan, including PD, incorporating iPads into a school’s curriculum will add tremendous value to the learning experience.
Solid tips for implementing iPads in schools
Documents to help in the planning process
Resources to guide the implementation process and examples of best practices