District sees advantages of putting iPads in students' hands

09/29/2011 | Peoria Journal Star (Ill.)

An Illinois district recently purchased iPads they hope will enhance the classroom experience. The devices are especially helpful to special-education teachers because the hundreds of apps allow them to individualize their teaching based on a student's needs. "The goal of having iPads as a tool in the classroom is to give the students more individual access to the lessons so that they can better grasp and communicate their understanding of the material," said Maureen Langholf, the district's special-education director.

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