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See on Scoop.itPersonal Learning Devices in School

Ian Glover Explores whether iPads and similar tablets are the best medicine for pupils with special educational needs. iPads and Apps are invaluable for helping teachers to find differentiation activities in the classroom – particularly for those pupils who are a little more challenging when it comes to engagement. When every pupil in a class has an iPad soft out puts of increased engagement, motivation, parental involvement as well as improvement in attainment have been found. However, iPads have a significant role to play with pupils who have communication difficulties and special educational needs – if there is support and knowledge available to set them up for individual users. This can take a lot of time and energy – but well worth if children can gain more independence in all aspects of their lives.
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