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29 March 2011 No Comment

Q. Who is getting an iPad?
A. All teaching faculty will receive an iPad2.

Q. When do they arrive?
A. Teachers will have the iPads in their hands before the end of the school year.

Q. How will I learn to use one?
A. We’ll provide a in-person introduction during meeting as the end of the school year. You can also check out the “Getting Started” section of this website.

Q. When and how will students have access to iPads?
A. Students will use iPads under the guidance of their classroom teachers. Each teacher will plan a lesson or unit sometime during the year that incorporates iPads, and the cart will be available during that time.

Q. Will teachers receive training on iPads?
A. Basic training will happen when iPads are given out. More intensive training will happen during Back To School meetings in August. Also, divisional TRC’s will be available during the school year to help teachers learn the basics & integrate the iPads into their classroms

Q. Will teachers be able to buy & install Apps?
A. Yes! Each teacher will be given $25 to check out Apps that would complement their classroom. We’ll be using the Volume Purchasing Plan, which also allows teachers to purchase some Apps at reduced prices.

Q. Will students receive training on iPads?
A. Student “training” will occur in the context of classroom lessons or units, on an as-needed basis.

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