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I'm meeting with the director of special services on Monday to discuss the possibility of purchasing iPads for our elementary school. They would primarily be for collaborative/inclusion classrooms, but available for anyone to use. I don't have one (yet!) but I've read so much about the benefits of the iPad for both spec and gen ed students. I was hoping to get some feedback - positives/negatives, experiences with elementary students, notable apps, etc. Any comments are welcome! Many thanks.

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Technology has already changed people’s lives in so many different ways. With the popularity of eBook readers and smartphones, education is also being changed – from a printed book mentality, to a digital textbook one.

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