Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices in education.
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A little more than four months ago, the “next big thing” began at Xaverian. Since the middle of September, nearly half of the students and the entire faculty have received their own iPads. So, what is different?
The short answer is: things are changing. Among the faculty and students, there is a variety of sophistication in how the iPad…
The following is my report to our Board of Trustees offering a general rationale for our the shift to iPad - 1 to 1 computing.
The purpose of this report is to present to the Board the rationale and progress of the moving the School to a One to One computing platform using the iPad.
Xaverian’s genesis was in the midst of the Cold War. The explicit expectation was that Xaverian…Continue
It’s April and despite T.S. Eliot's declaration of this being the cruelest month, it has been shaping up to be anything but. Here is where we stand. 370 days ago we didn't "know from iPads." Now Xaverian is moving in to the 1st year of a 2 year roll out. Here are a couple of the issues we are tackling.
We have been able to get iPads in the hands of about 1/2 our faculty with the rest getting them within the month. The buzz is GREAT!
- This has…Continue
This is on the Bklyn Diocesan Station showing the work we are doing at the school
We are the only Catholic school, that I know of, in the NY area that is aggressively moving to a One to One computing platform, using the iPad. The more we move in this area - the more I am sure we are (to use the parlance of the kids) sooooo doing the right thing!
This week we have Fraser Speirs coming to…Continue