Amanda L. Darlington Diffusion & Integration of Technology EDUC 8841 Walden University . iPad. The iPad is the first tablet computer developed by Apple Inc. Announced on January 27, 2010, it is part of a device category between a Smartphone and a laptop computer. . What is an iPad?.
The iPad is the first tablet computer developed by Apple Inc. Announced on January 27, 2010, it is part of a device category between a Smartphone and a laptop computer.What is an iPad?
iPads allow teachers and student access to applications, software, and websites
Technology gap between laptops and mobile phones. What could bridge the two that could encompass the best of both worlds?
It is my hope that the board will develop a favorable attitude toward the iPad
When the board decides to approve and utilize the iPad, based on research, experiences, and observations (both inside and outside) of the classroom.Stage III: Decision
The iPad will be distributed to teachers who wish to design engaging, meaningful opportunities for students to ensure profound learning. These teachers will also be asked to provide professional development opportunities for other teachers who would like to integrate iPads into their classrooms.Stage IV: Implementation
The board will review the decision and then decide either to purchase more iPads for classroom use or decide to use the funds for other endeavors.Stage V: confirmation