Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

The iPad in Special Education: Now That I Have One What Do I Do With It!

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "The iPad in Special Education: Now That I Have One What Do I Do With It!"— Presentation transcript:

1 The iPad in Special Education: Now That I Have One What Do I Do With It!

2 Who We Are?  Diane Gerads-Schmidt  Speech Language Pathologist  Aug. Com. Specialist  Innovation Coach  Jason Backes  Autism Specialist  Innovation Coach

3 Cost Effective Technology as an Intervention  94% of all Americans have computers  Many families & other support and intervention networks are educated in the use of technology  Portable, easy to use, easy to program  Supports generalization across settings

4 Cost Effective Technology as an Intervention  It’s an inexpensive classroom communication option  Readily available and individual-controlled  Motivating mainstream tool  Multiple modes of presenting information

5 Opportunity  Multiple modes of presenting information: Visual, Auditory & Multimedia  Requires minimal adult cueing  Includes user in the development process  Ability to personalize strategies  Can incorporate special interests  Includes safety features to address challenges around vulnerability

6 iPod- V- iPad Which to Choose?  iPod  Portability  Student Preference  More cost efficient  Fits in a pocket (can lead to easier theft)  Purpose of device

7 iPod- V- iPad Which to Choose?  iPad  If size matters  Access issues  Visibility  Fine motor skils  Bigger and heavier  Features-  Memory  Movies

8 Access/Positioning Initial Considerations  Age  Skill level (cognitive/physical)  Classroom safety issues  Number of students using device  Number of environments Student specific considerations  Horizontal/vertical  Permanent or temporary mounting  Key guards  Straps  Accessibility settings  Restrictions

9 How to keep the iPad safe Making a decision on cases  Ease of transferring to multiple environments  Need for student to carry  Aug com  Button access  Screen protection

10 How to keep the iPad safe Making a decision on cases  Cushioning  Drop factor  The importance of straps  Throw factor  Weight/size with the case on

11 Options Gripcaseusa.com Insipio Destroyer Otterbox Gum Drop Sherpa Carrying Case

12 iPod Belkin Arm Band Fisher Price iPod Lanyards

13 Mounting Options mountnmover Wall mount Mount Me rjcooper magic arm Enabling devices Innovative iPad holder pole mount arm

14 Apps- How to determine what you need?

15 Consider the Purpose of the Pad  Augmentative Communication  Behavior Management  Data Collection  Fine Motor Skills  Literacy/Academic Skills  Leisure and Recreation

16 Augmentative Communication  Vocabulary Kinder- iTouchiLearn Verbs with garten.com Words Milo Sentence Builder

17 Augmentative Communication  Photo/ Symbol Recognition Click’n Talk ABA Baby Flashcards Flashcards

18 Augmentative Communication  Cause/Effect Radsounds Touch Trainer Deer Skin Drums

19 Communication Systems  Simple Easy Board Choice Board Tap Speak Creator Choice Tap to Talk Tap Speak Pictello Button/sequence

20 Communication Systems  Complex ProLoQuo2Go Expressive Sono Flex Verbally

21 Text to Speech and Speech to Text  Word Wizard  Assistive Chat  Speak it  Typ-O  Dragon Dictate

22 Behavior Management  Proactive Strategies  Scheduling First Then Vis. Sch Pocket Picture Planner Click n’ Talk Use Your Handwriting

23 Behavior Management  Proactive Strategies  Timers Egg Timer ihourglass SimplestTimer

24 Behavior Management  Proactive Strategies  Calming Pocket Pond Spawn Lite Breathing Zone

25 Behavior Management  Proactive Strategies  Use of Social Stories/ Video Modeling You Tube Model Me Morning Routines Going Places

26 Data Collection iReward Super Duper Behavior Data Tracker Tracker Pro Smarty Speech Artik Pix Tally Counter

27 Fine-Motor Skills  Pre-Writing/Writing Draw Race Trace Right! iWrite Words

28 Fine Motor Skills  Drawing/Learn to Draw Just Draw Glow Paint Draw Stars!

29 Literacy  Alphabet ABC Alphabet Magnetic letters

30 Literacy  Sight Words My First Words Smart Kids Spell Well

31 Literacy  Sentence builders Cubric Lite Sentence Sentence Reading Builder Magic

32 Literacy  Individual Books Story Chimes Appletree Disney

33 Literacy  Create a Book Story Patch Jab Jab Jr. eBook creator

34 Literacy  Comic Book/Graphic Novels Comic Book! Comics Anime

35 Literacy  Multiple Books Read Me Stories MeeGenius OverDrive

36 Math  Elementary Skills Memory games Everyday Math Rocket Math

37 Math  Higher Level Count Money Pizza fractions Times Tables

38 Math  High Level Skills Suduko BYB: Math Hot Potato Algebra

39 Science  Various Topics Dinos Unleashed Go SkyWatch Frog Dissection

40 Social Studies  History/ Geography U.S. Presidents Constitution Stack the States

41 Productivity  Word Processing/Presentations Office 2HD Pages Go Docs

42 Productivity  Computer Compatibility DropBox EverNote Prezi

43 Music  Ipod/Apps iPod I Heart Radio Pandora

44 Games/Entertainment  Word games Words W/Friends Moxie Word Warp

45 Games/Entertainment  Action Angry Birds Traffic Rush NinJump

46 Games/Entertainment  Multi-Player Pac-Man BR Crazy Copy Fruit Ninja

47 Managing your Apps  Consider if it will be single user or multiple users  Tricks for Apps  Settings  Search  Making folders  By student  By content

48 Web sites that offer ideas for activities, apps and discussion forums relating to special education.  A wonderful resource for speech clinicians. Helps with lesson planning and materials (great games)   Sponsored by the National Center for Family Literacy    App+Lists App+Lists  Stories read with captioning by actors  Activities, games, puzzles etc

49 Web sites that offer ideas for activities, apps and discussion forums relating to special education.   Excellent and easy photo editing for free  Video editing/ ing  Center on media and child health…research based discussion on our kids and media. Advice for teachers/parents  Check out her links!   Allows you to chat with others regarding apps, use of iPod/iPad in the classroom and also has a link to literacy issues in AAC  Lists apps by characteristics, allows you to compare features, a nice compilation.

50 Additional Web Sites  Nice info from families, therapists, doctors and teachers.   Apps for children with special needs  Apps for children with special needs  Contains links to information about “Why the iPad”, “Classroom ideas”, “Case Studies”, “Education Apps” and more  Contains links to information about “Why the iPad”, “Classroom ideas”, “Case Studies”, “Education Apps” and more  https://sites.google.com/site/schrockipad/ Breaks down use of iPad by curriculum areas (Special Education and Typical Education ) https://sites.google.com/site/schrockipad/

51 Thank You!  Feel Free to contact us: Diane Jason


Download ppt "The iPad in Special Education: Now That I Have One What Do I Do With It!"

Similar presentations


Ads by Google