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Friday, November 21 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Elementary Students Take iPads Home: Mobile-Assisted Instructional Design Strategies for Tutoring

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With a need to decrease disparity and support at-risk students that were not meeting grade level benchmarks for math, a team of elementary teachers and university faculty created a mobile-assisted instructional design strategy for home tutoring with iPads for elementary students. The new model used evidence-based research from indirect instructional design strategies of computer-assisted instruction and two additional instructional strategies to supply independent direct instruction: drill and practice and experiential learning through gaming. Current data analysis from 'iPads Go Home' indicates a connection between improved learning outcomes and iPad application use, while decreasing issues of disparity for at-risk students.

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Chris Widdall

Associate Professor and Watermark Coordinator, SUNY Cortland
Associate Professor in the Childhood/Early Childhood Department with specialties in integration of educational technologies in P-12 environments and online learning. Additional duties currently include SUNY Cortland Watermark Coordinator and edTPA Coordinator.


Friday November 21, 2014 3:45pm - 4:45pm
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