Share Paper: Piloting iPad Applications for High School Special Needs Students

  1. Kevin Anderson, Elmwood Park CUSD 401, United States
  2. Cindy Anderson, Roosevelt University, United States
Wednesday, March 7 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Terrace North

Abstract: This Round Table session will highlight the process used to identify appropriate iPad academic games and simulations for use in a high school cross-categorical classroom. The classroom is made up of 5 students, grades 9-12, who were previously served through a co-op program and who have been returned to their district of residency this year. The students have low to moderate cognitive functions, with two students being identified with autism. They are taught in a self-contained classroom with access to HP laptops and iPads. This session will share information about the selection and pilot of iPad applications for secondary special ...