iPads for Reading Engagement, Achievement, and Development
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Mobile Learning @ FUSD
Flagstaff Unified School District has been at the forefront of
mobile learning since the initial launch of iPads in the Spring of
After starting with administrators and a
single 5th-grade "mini grant" pilot project, we moved on to a dozen more
K-12 pilot projects before using taxpayer-approved dollars to launch the iREAD Initiative
iREAD, in turn, has garnered international attention at conferences and
recognition from Apple for "innovation, leadership, and educational
During the 2013-14 school year, we
have continued to grow our mobile learning initiative, again using
taxpayer-approved funds to deploy iPad carts at elementary grade levels
and select core-subject departments at the middle-school and high-school
level. Looking towards 2014-15, we will be "scooping in" more
secondary departments so that every core-subject team will have two iPad
carts of 30 to 35 devices available for student-centered instructional
use. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
Director of Technology
Digital Literacy Specialist
Technology Integration Coordinator
Apple Distinguished Program
Apple Distinguished Programs are K-20 academic implementations within one school, across a district, or in a higher-education academic program that provides one-to-one access to Apple notebook computers and/or mobile devices to all students, faculty, and administrators. They demonstrate an innovative and compelling learning environment that engages students and provides tangible evidence of academic accomplishment.