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iPad roll out; School makes full use of tablets

Ellinwood Grade School sixth graders Colleen Dunnaway, Katie Birzer, Cassandra Stout, Hailey Gross and Raegan Moore show the iPads they received in school. The school has moved away from paper and pencil, and use the tablet instead.

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ELLINWOOD — USD 355 began a full roll out of one-on-one iPad to student from kindergarten to 12th grade this fall, and so far, it has changed up learning for the kids. From music class to English to science, the students are using the tablet.
iPads have a touch screen and virtual keyboard that students can use to take photos, shoot video, play music and access the internet.
Sixth graders in Angela Peterson’s class have become digital leaders for the school and are sent to other grades to help younger students with email problems and settings, called iBuddies. The students ...

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