“The iPad takeover of public education isn’t just confined to the mainstream classroom: Special needs educators, too, are finding that iPads can be a vital tool to support independence. What sets the iPad apart from other devices is the simple and visually robust user interface that can be used by almost everyone. It’s also a highly customizable device that can be set up with applications and assistive features to support a variety of special needs.”
As LAUSD makes a $30 million acquisition of iPads, these are the kinds of resources their teachers will need to play with, and learn with, in the immediate future.
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