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Planned and created a Lincoln High School Tablet Handbook. e-Tablets for Education Amanda Kishfy Why I chose my topic Mostly everything is advancing into better and higher technology How would students benefit from the advancements in technology? Lincoln High School was recently ranked LHS is not the top school. We can always strive to improve. How can Lincoln High School increase its academic potential with tablets? A tablet is a touch screen computer device that has countless number of features like browsing the internet, taking pictures, playing varieties of games, but most importantly... effective learning applications for all ages. for not only teachers, but students as well 6 More than 1/3 of students did not score at or above proficiency on the writing portion of NECAP testing. At least 50% of students lacked proficiency in areas of math and science NECAP testing Aragon, Elizabeth J. Backpack. N.d. Photograph. Sweet Clip Art. 30 Aug. 2011. Web. 17 Nov. 2012. <http://sweetclipart.com/blue-kids-school-backpack-266>. Billy. IBooks-icon. N.d. Photograph. Earth Denizen. Web. 30 Nov. 2012. <http://www.earthdenizen.net/read-pdf-files-on-your-iphone-with-ibooks-app/>. iBooks E-textbooks Component available on iBooks
Each book costs $15 and less
Offer features not available on paper textbooks (Seaman 76-77) Highlighting Typing Notes Dictionary Flash Cards HMH Fuse Highlighting on IBooks. N.d. Photograph. Apple.com. 2012. Web. 1 Dec. 2012 Instant Dictionary on IBooks. N.d. Photograph. Apple.com. Web. 1 Dec. 2012. <http://www.apple.com/apps/ibooks/>. Flash Cards on IBooks. N.d. Photograph. Bdmtech.blogspot.com. Web. 1 Dec. 2012. <http://bdmtech.blogspot.com/2012/01/apple-announces-ibooks-2-with-textbook.html>. Yamshon, Leah. Typing Notes on IBooks. N.d. Photograph. Macworld.com. 20 Jan. 2012. Web. 1 Dec. 2012. <http://www.macworld.com/article/1164903/hands_on_with_ibooks_2.html>. Students were "...more motivated [and] more attentive in class" (Takahashi).
Significantly beat students who didn't use application.
Scored 10 points higher Results of Digital Textbooks Math textbook and application
Specifically used in Riverside, California
Math, Algebra, and Geometry versions of app. improved What is HMH Fuse?
Faster and Quicker to use
Students who used this apps "...did dramatically better" (Source 5), than those who did not. What is TC-Stats? Khan Academy What is Khan Academy? Offers more than 2,000 videos
Students can access different subject videos
Pause and replay videos
Watch video a countless number of times
Student controls pace of video Students can easily relearn the lesson
Videos engage students over explanatory text Results of Khan Academy Harcourt, Houghton M. HMH Fuse Icon. N.d. Photograph. Itunes.apple.com. 25 July 2012. Web. 2 Dec. 2012. <https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hmh-fuse-algebra-1-common/id444710998?mt=8>. ConjuVerb Cell and Cell Structure Camera Social Networks Entertainment Playing games
Listening to music
Browsing the internet
Distractions that prevent students from learning Students can easily access social networking sites
Add posts and pictures during school
Distracts students from learning in class How can Lincoln High School limit the amount of distractions that iPads bring? There are 2 possible solutions... Purpose of ConjuVerb Spanish verb application
More than 600 commonly used verbs
Instantly look up Spanish verbs Me gusta estudiar con el iPad Purpose of Cells and Cell Structure 360 degree view of cells
Useful for biology
Interactive and better understanding of cells through 3D diagrams $2.99 $0.99 Purpose of Camera Application
Beneficial for journalism classes
Allows students to take instant pictures Journalism Camera Cameras are $100 to $400
Have to be shared with other journalism classes
Taking pictures can only be completed in a journalism class Studio equipment is expensive
One video can be edited at a time
School time to edit videos
For unfamiliar students, editing can be difficult
Working with the studio is also difficult Studio equipment is expensive
One video can be edited at a time
School time to edit videos
For unfamiliar students, editing can be difficult
Working with the studio is also difficult This application is free
Each student has their own camera on their iPad
Journalism students have camera to capture any moment on the go Settings Enable restrictions in just 3 easy steps Visit administration or teacher to enter in restriction password in order to download new applications. Downloading Applications when restricted The second solution is... Lincoln High School e-Tablet Handbook A great number of tablets are bound to be dropped, scratched, or shattered some way throughout the school year. Even though "...students seem to place a high value on [iPads]..." (Takahashi) School will not provide insurance, warranty, and durable cases
Students can buy insurance and/or protective case at their own cost
Students are responsible for any damages
Parent/guardian and student must agree Damage Policy Interview with Mr. McNamara Through the countless number of applications that tablets offer, Lincoln High School can increase its academic potential. Ensures that students do not take advantage of their additional resources Rules and policies discussed that both student and parent/guardian must agree to Restriction
Taking iPads to sporting events and field trips
What to do if iPad is left at home
Appreciation of donations Journalism Policy Discusses benefits of camera applications
If journalism student is caught using application outside of journalism class, restriction consequences must be followed Based on some schools' experience with tablets, iPads will increase grades. Improving my topic Better solution for the price of iPads
iPad comparison over other tablets
Research the improvements that iPads bring to disabled students. What is TC-Stats?
Faster and easier to use
Easier to handle over bulky calculators Results of TC-Stats Application Students who used this app "...did dramatically better" (Barrientos), than those who did not. TC-Stats TC-Stats Application. N.d. Photograph. Www,apple.com. Apple, 20 July 2012. Web. 5 Dec. 2012. <https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tc-stats/id493316048?mt=8>. Khan Academy Application. N.d. Photograph. Www.apple.com. Apple, 28 Nov. 2012. Web. 5 Dec. 2012. <https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/khan-academy/id469863705?mt=8>. Conjuverb Application. N.d. Photograph. Www.apple.com. Apple, 25 Nov. 2012. Web. 7 Dec. 2012. <https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/conjuverb-spanish-verb-conjugation/id441599491?mt=8>. Cell and Cell Structure Application. N.d. Photograph. Www.apple.com. Apple, 3 May 2012. Web. 8 Dec. 2012. <https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cell-and-cell-structure/id452499575?mt=8>. Bailey, Regina. Prokaryotic Cell Structure. N.d. Photograph. Www.biology.about.com. About.com. Web. 10 Dec. 2012. <http://biology.about.com/od/cellanatomy/ss/prokaryotes.htm>. Instagram Application. N.d. Photograph. Www.apple.com. Apple, 21 Dec. 2012. Web. 23 Dec. 2012. <https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/instagram/id389801252?mt=8>. Temple Run Application. N.d. Photograph. Www.apple.com. Apple, 19 Sept. 2012. Web. 23 Dec. 2012. <https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/temple-run/id420009108?mt=8>. Angry Birds Application. N.d. Photograph. Www.apple.com. Apple, 11 Dec. 2012. Web. 23 Dec. 2012. <https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/angry-birds/id343200656?mt=8>. Chan, Casey. Music Application. N.d. Photograph. Www.gizmodo.com. 25 Sept. 2012. Web. 23 Dec. 2012. <http://gizmodo.com/5946470/apple-cant-trademark-its-music-icon-because-of-myspace>. Safari Application. N.d. Photograph. Www.macrumors.com. 16 July 2012. Web. 23 Dec. 2012. <http://www.macrumors.com/2012/07/16/new-barcelona-apple-store-has-unique-tiled-coming-soon-billboard/>. Works Cited Notebook. N.d. Photograph. Www.teacherweb.com. Web. 23 Dec. 2012. <http://teacherweb.stcharles.k12.mo.us/klauer/teacherstufffiles/miscellaneous_clipart.htm>. Penultimate What is Penultimate? $0.99
Notes arranged into different notebooks
Suggestion for students to use Penultimate Application. N.d. Photograph. Www.apple.com. Apple, 2 May 2012. Web. 23 Dec. 2012. <https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/penultimate/id354098826?mt=8>. Source 1 Seaman, Julia. "High School Report Card 2012." Rhode Island Top High Schools Sept. 2012: 76-77. Print. Source 2 Ghosh, Nirmal. "A Tablet for Thai Education." Ebsco Host. Points of View, 07 Feb. 2012. Web. .22 Sept. 2012.<http://web.ebscohost.com/pov/detail?sid=5a10b7c4-62f6-48de-bf7c-2aeb81872a9a%40sessionmgr113&vid=1&hid=119&bdata=JnNpdGU9cG92LWxpdmU%3d#db=pwh&AN=2W61715092599>. Source 3 Dolan, Ross. "School Makes Switch to Tablets." Ebsco Host. Points of View, 20 Aug. 2012.Web. 23 Sept. 2012. <http://web.ebscohost.com/pov/detail?sid=1214d42b-3eab-42f1- 98d1bf4f1bdfb6f2%40sessionmgr112&vid=1&hid=108&bdata=JnNpdGU9cG92LWxpd.mU%3d#db=pwh&AN=2W63264099192>. Works Cited Source 4 Takahashi, Paul. "New IPad App for Digital Textbooks Excites Clark County Schools." Ebsco
Host. Points of View, 19 Jan. 2012. Web. 9 Oct. 2012.
<http://web.ebscohost.com/pov/detail?sid=e7d7dbe7-f9eb-4dcd-9b79- 2a924a774dae%40sessionmgr114&vid=1&hid=123&bdata=JnNpdGU9cG92LWxpdmU%3d#db=pwh&AN=2W6740397514>. Source 5 Watson, Lonzell. Teach Yourself Visually iPad 2. Indianapolis, IN: Wiley, 2011. Print. Source 6 Barrientos, Jorge. "Taft-developed Stats App Selling Worldwide." Points of View Reference.EBSCO, 10 Feb. 2012. Web. 28 Nov. 2012.<http://web.ebscohost.com/pov/detail?vid=3&hid=119&sid=e090c199-469b-476a-a470561ae6ebf7df%40sessionmgr104&bdata=JnNpdGU9cG92LWxpdmU%3d#db=pwh&AN=2W63854818106>. Works Cited Source 7 Potter, Chuck. "Groton Grant Adding IPads to Aid Math." Points of View Reference Center. .EBSCO, 21 June 2012. Web. 5 Dec. 2012. .<http://web.ebscohost.com/pov/detail?vid=5&hid=119&sid=e090c199-469b-476a-a470-.561ae6ebf7df%40sessionmgr104&bdata=JnNpdGU9cG92LWxpdmU%3d#db=pwh&AN=2W61039334030>. Source 8 (Takahashi) Results of HMH Fuse Noticeably student's test scores
Improvements in math should be significant (Takahashi) (Takahashi) (Takahashi) (Barrientos) (Potter) (Potter) (Takahashi) (Takahashi) (Takahashi) (Watson 152) (Watson 152) (Ross) (Watson) Takahashi, Paul. "10 Educational IPad Apps Recommended by Explore Knowledge Academy." .Points of View Reference Center. EBSCO, 21 Feb. 2012. Web. 24 Nov. 2012. .<http://web.ebscohost.com/pov/detail?vid=3&hid=7&sid=ed98feaa-adf0-4d7e-ac08-.d8fe79bb1ce5%40sessionmgr4&bdata=JnNpdGU9cG92LWxpdmU%3d#db=pwh&AN=.2W61304683472>. (Seaman 76-77) (Seaman 76-77) (Watson 14) Camerca Icon. N.d. Photograph. Www.flickriver.com. Web. 27 Dec. 2012. <http://www.flickriver.com/photos/cocoia/sets/72157623961668736/>. Pass Code Policy Students must have mandatory pass code
Prevents harmed content and stolen devices Battery Policy Student's responsibility to charge iPad prior to classes
Charging stations set up in each classroom
Students must sign sheet before using charging station Taking iPads to... Sportings events or extracurricular activities iPad must be secured in locker Field Trips Teacher can decide whether or not iPads are allowed on buses
If allowed, students have complete responsibility over their tablet
If not allowed, iPad must be secured in locker If a student forgets their tablet at their home, it is their responsibility to complete any given work as if they had their iPad present. (Bluestem Schools iPad Policy, Procedures, and Information) Appreciation of Donations To help support the cost of the tablets, any generous donation is appreciated. (Ghosh) “It’s really important that kids get high quality content…whether from websites or apps or whatever it is… that really could lead to higher levels of learning.”
In order to "...ensure that [iPads] have a successful implementation" filters and restrictions need to be made in advanced.
When there are damage issues, "most of the time, students are required to buy insurance" which is an effective method
"Definitely in the next 5 to 10 years, [iPads] will be the norm." McNamara, Kevin. Personal interview. 13 Dec. 2012. Source 9