One of the top three reasons for providing an iPad to our students is the ability to remove the need to carry heavy textbooks by providing e-books to our learners. With the introduction of textbooks in the iBook store and iBook Author we feel rich, interactive content will become quickly available for our students and teachers to enjoy.
Our department heads have been working for several months selecting digital content to be used, also they have been working with their teachers to determine what are the needs and seek out interactive content that will enhance the iPad experience and provide authentic learning opportunities.
The biggest concern for the department heads and our teachers was curriculum integration. What can the device do for me in the classroom? ... This question sparked phase 3 of our planning and perhaps the most critical piece, the iPod Touch Trials ...
e-Books, Interactive Content, etc.