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Are you interested in launching a one-to-one iPad initiative in your school or district? Not long ago, it may have seemed impossible, but schools across the nation are now proving that providing an iPad for every student can be both transformative and cost-effective. You may be wondering:
How would a 1:1 iPad initiative work in my school or district?
What are the costs of going 1:1, and how can we make it happen?
What are the pitfalls to avoid, and how can we ensure that our iPad initiative is a success?
Join two veteran educators who have pulled off just such an initiative in their school for an online workshop to help you decide if a 1:1 iPad program is right for you. If you've already decided to purchase iPads for your students, this workshop will help you chart a course to success. Even if you don't currently have the funds to buy iPads for your students, you'll learn how to start small and build support over time.
Fred Sitkins (Principal) and Rebecca Wildman 4th Grade Teacher & Apple Distinguished Educator, of Boyne City Public Schools (MI) launched one of the first 1:1 iPad programs, and are the leading providers of professional development for schools and districts considering 1:1 iPad programs for their students. In this workshop, they'll teach you the lessons they've learned from firsthand experience leading one of the earliest and most successful iPad adoptions in the country.
In this workshop, Fred and Rebecca will help you understand what goes into a successful 1:1 initiative:
- Why it's worthwhile: The changes in teaching and learning a 1:1 program can foster
- What a curricular unit can look like when every student has an iPad - Rebecca will share real classroom examples
- Why a lab or cart of iPads isn't enough
- Why the iPad - not its competitors such as Android tablets or laptops - is the best option
- The benefits for students: How giving an iPad to every student can close the digital divide
They'll also guide you through the process of implementing a 1:1 iPad program for your students:
- The costs and challenges involved, and how to overcome them
- How to build support for the initiative over time
- How to train staff and students to use the iPads effectively
- How to protect your investment - the most cost-effective insurance options
Before you spend thousands of dollars on iPads—or before you decide not to—join Fred and Rebecca to learn what a successful 1:1 program looks like and how you can replicate their success in your school.
This workshop consists of two 90-minute live online sessions, which will also be recorded in case you can't join live.
Participants will also have access to our workshop discussion forum, where we will respond to questions and share additional materials to support your consideration and/or implementation of a 1:1 iPad initiative in your school or district.
Individual registration fee: $199
Group rate: $199 first person + $99 each additional person
Whole School/District license: Special pricing available - email firstname.lastname@example.org for a quote
If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com or 1-800-861-5172.
We believe this workshop will provide you with powerful insights, save you countless hours of research, and let you stand on the shoulders of a successful 1:1 initiative. If you are not satisfied with this workshop for any reason, let us know and we will issue a full refund.
Who Should Participate?
- Principals, assistant principals, & technology coordinators
- Teacher-leaders who would be "early adopters" in a 1:1 initiative
- Curriculum directors, assistant superintendants, & superintendents
- Technology & Purchasing directors
- Library/media specialists
- PTA leaders & other potential funding partners
Paying via Purchase Order
To register via Purchase Order, select the "Purchase Order" option on our registration form.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: My schedule won't allow me to participate in the live web conferences. Will they be recorded?
A: Yes, all of the web conferences will be recorded and archived for later review.
Q: I'd prefer to access all 3 hours in one sitting. Is that possible?
A: Yes, you can watch all of the recordings at once after the second session. We recommend participating live if possible in order to have the chance to ask questions, but you can also send in questions via email.
Q: How long can I keep the recordings, and what format are they in?
A: The recordings are in MP4 video format, playable on virtually any device. You can keep them forever and watch them as many times as you'd like.
Q: There's no way my school can afford an iPad for every student right now. Is this workshop relevant to me?
A: Fred and Rebecca will show you how to start small and build support for your program over time. This workshop will help you understand what a 1:1 initiative involves, and will help you evaluate your district's readiness for such a program.
Q: Do you accept purchase orders?
A: Yes, please see our registration form and select the Purchase Order option. If your district has special requirements for vendors, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your requirements. Our IRS form W-9 is available here.
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