Tag Archives: iPad

New directions for early literacy in a digital age: The iPad

In this paper, the authors discuss how iPads offer innovative opportunities for early literacy learning but also present challenges for teachers and children. The authors found variability in the ways iPads were used across two settings (Pre-K and children 7 … Continue reading

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Evaluating iPad Technology for Enhancing Communication Skills of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

The authors suggested that mobile technology has introduced a new communication opportunity for students with autism spectrum disorder. Tablets, like the iPad, allow users to customize applications for their needs. Users also have found iPads to be less stigmatizing because … Continue reading

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Efficacy of Handheld Electronic Visual Supports to Enhance Vocabulary in Children With ASD

This study involved the implementation of an alternating-treatment design to investigate the effects of tablet computer-based visual scripts on vocabulary use in three 8- to 14-year-old children with autism. Results indicated that participants showed increased use of verbs or nouns … Continue reading

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iPad and/or iPhone? Standby…..

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iPads in Education – frequent updates from a variety of sources

John Evans curates an outstanding work, iPads in Education. It’s an excellent place to get iPad updates from a variety of sources in one place.

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William Joyce+Moonbot Studios=visually rich language

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore iPad App Trailer from Moonbot Studios on Vimeo.

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