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Increase Student Engagement and Student Learning
by Using iPads in Primary Classrooms


Dr. Christie's Presentation: Using iPads in TK and Kindergarten
Dr. Christie's Presentation: Using iPads inFirst and Second Grades


Videos in the Presentations
Displaying iPad Image on Large Screen Options
Apps Evaluation Guidelines
    • Dr. Alice Christie's 7C Rubric

      To what extent does an app allow students and teachers to:
      • Create (write, draw, make movies, make music, etc.);
      • Connect (reach out and connect with others locally or globally, F2F or virtually);
      • Communicate (talk with others, share ideas, publicize creations, etc.);
      • Collaborate (work, write, draw, brainstorm with others);
      • Contextualize (view from a more global context, relate one idea
        with another, relate one content area with another, see
      • Critique (think critically about issues or ideas; evaluate relevance,
        reliability, credibility, authority, or accuracy); and
      • Choose (topic, tool, process).