Students with learning disabilities use iPod Touch in the classroom

12/22/2009 | Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)

Jon Smith, who teaches fifth- and sixth-graders who have learning disabilities in Ohio, is among a growing number of educators using iPod Touch technology in classroom lessons. Smith says simple tasks like running through a flash-card slide show on the hand-held device helps engage his students, many of whom struggle with traditional teaching methods. Other uses include vocabulary-drill applications, reading animated social-studies texts and watching their own videotaped book reports.

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