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iPod and iPad Grants for Education

Published: 2011-11-08 - Updated: 2022-06-09
Author: Thomas C. Weiss | Contact: Disabled World (Disabled-World.com)
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Additional References: Disability Apps Publications

Synopsis: Grants for iPads assist the educational process and provide educational applications students can use and learn from. The iPod and iPad are two forms of technology helping students reach their academic goals. Yet, for some schools and students, the availability of these items is limited. Grants through nonprofit organizations and other sources help decrease this lack of availability. iPad grants for the classroom are an educational effort that assists students by ensuring that students, teachers, schools, and some non-profit educational organizations have iPads.

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The iPad is a brand of iOS and iPad OS-based tablet computers that Apple Inc develops. The current iPad range consists of the original iPad lineup and products iPad Mini, iPad Air, and iPad Pro.

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Students in schools today are using technologies that students in the past have not to achieve academic results. The iPod and iPad are two forms of technology helping students reach their educational goals. Yet, for some schools and students, the availability of these items is limited. Grants through nonprofit organizations and other sources help to decrease this lack of availability.

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iPads for the Classroom

Grants for iPads assist the educational process.

Devices such as iPads provide educational applications students can use and learn from, presenting much-needed information related to the lessons teachers give each day. iPad grants for the classroom help teachers convey knowledge and information to their students in a modern world while helping to ensure equal access to lesson plans.

Providing education to students in a world of increasing technological development means ensuring students are accustomed to using products such as the iPad while they are still in a classroom environment. iPad grants for the classroom is an educational effort that assists students by making sure that students, teachers, schools, and some non-profit educational organizations have iPads to use.

The iPad is a product that can be used by both students with and without forms of disabilities, yet some schools lack products like the iPad to support the learning process. Students who use iPads are much more engaged in learning and do not become bored as easily. Students enjoy seeking out information to use about the lessons they are learning. Instead of using paper and pencils, students using iPads can complete lessons and submit them to their teachers without leaving paper waste or pencil shavings behind. Teachers find the iPad makes their job easier.

Organizations that promote iPads in the classroom and provide assistance desire to improve the educational opportunities available to students. These organizations desire to increase the quality of education students receive and to facilitate students, teachers, and schools to provide education regarding technologies used in the world today. They want to ensure that students receive iPad grants for the classroom.

Providing Lessons for Students Using iPods

The iPod is another technology that may still sound new to some about education, although schools are using the iPod. Grants for iPod and iPad are very similar, and both products greatly enhance classroom learning. The difference between them where education is concerned is the types of applications they use.

For example, a third-grade teacher in one elementary school uses the iPod to explain lessons to their students who have received the iPods via a grant. The same students also use their iPods to help practice the lessons the teacher gave them. The iPod grant the school received assists students with and without disabilities in receiving a quality education in the classroom and has become a product used regularly to instruct students by the teacher.

'Story Kit' is an application provided through iPod grants. Through the Story Kit application, students learn to explore their creativity and express it through the iPod Touch; evidence the good and creative genius of a new generation is being enhanced through iPod grants. The iPod has several applications for other educational purposes, such as algebra.

While iPads and iPods were not necessarily designed specifically for use by students with special needs, many such students have excelled in their studies through the use of these products in and out of the classroom. Parents and teachers of students with autism have discovered many excellent uses for iPads and iPods; so have parents and teachers of students with visual impairments. The products have been used successfully in entire classrooms and have the potential to replace textbooks. Grant funding to help schools, teachers, and students receive iPads and iPods can help to promote academic excellence.

Grants, iPads, and iPods

One of the best ways to find a grant for an iPad or iPod is not to seek a grant to buy them specifically but instead look for grants that assist with similar needs. For example - if you are looking for iPads to assist children with autism to improve their reading skills, look for grants that help to pay for learning costs related to children with autism. Several organizations provide grant funding to improve technology in the classroom, such as health clinics or other nonprofit organizations. Look for grants that help pay for computers and hand-held devices.

Try to think on a local level - find grants that pay for iPads or iPods for classrooms by focusing on several grants from local businesses and combining them. Visit local business groups that may help your class and students or school and present how iPads or iPods can help the students.

Author Credentials:

Thomas C. Weiss is a researcher and editor for Disabled World. Thomas attended college and university courses earning a Masters, Bachelors and two Associate degrees, as well as pursing Disability Studies. As a Nursing Assistant Thomas has assisted people from a variety of racial, religious, gender, class, and age groups by providing care for people with all forms of disabilities from Multiple Sclerosis to Parkinson's; para and quadriplegia to Spina Bifida.

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