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How one kindergarten class is using iPads
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Foundation students at NVLA demonstrate how they use the iPads to learn reading fluency. You don't think 5-year olds can use the iPads for reading? Think again!
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Technology used in kindergarten
Use of iPads in elementary schools is helping to improve literacy.
Image Source: Inquisitr.com Initial results from a research study in Auburn, Maine show that kindergarten literacy scores increased in classrooms where iPads were used.
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Even as we are seeing more schools and educators transform the way they teach and learn with technology, many more are not.
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Literacy activities with iPads...
Ideas for iPads with a kindergarten classroom!
HAILEY, Idaho (KMVT-TV) - A local kindergarten class is using Apple technology to improve their reading and vocabulary.
Using technology in meaningful, developmentally appropriate ways to make learning come alive and differentiate instruction so that all students achieve. Read about how this kindergarten teacher is using iPads in her classroom!