iPad Impressions

Students started using iPads, as an integral part of their learning, in 2011. Teachers, students and parents embraced these simple, powerful devices. iPads have opened possibilities to really expand the learning opportunities of the students, particularly when teamed with excellent pedagogy.
In 2013 the School committed to providing iPads to all students from Year K to Year 6.

A number of surveys were conducted (late 2013) to gauge the attitudes of our school community to the program. This data provides important feedback about the iPad program and will be helpful in informing our approach in 2014.
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Survey of Parents

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Survey of Students
4 = Strongly Agree

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Survey of Teachers
4 = Strongly Agree

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A Wordle reflecting teacher impressions

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  1. I wonder if kids are a little predisposed to say that the iPad is helping them because it’s not going to pay to give it a bad rap. However, given the propensity of iPads being used as child minding, I think they certainly aren’t going anywhere and integration into classrooms is a very positive thing.

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    • Certainly a valid point. I was actually surprised that the student positive perception wasn’t more pronounced. Quite difficult to measure quantitative evidence of success. Too many variables influence the learning programs.

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