Ramsey (N.J.) Students, Teachers Give iPad Initiative Glowing Review

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

As parents might have expected, eighth-graders at Smith Middle School in Ramsey, NJ are using their iPads as quick reference tools, to look up facts, conversions, and concepts during and after classes. But, the devices, which were handed out to all eighth graders at the school last October, are actually being integrated into the curriculum in a way that could really change and update teaching and learning processes in Ramsey, officials say.

Smith students and teachers gave a presentation to the board of education earlier this month highlighting some of the ways the iPads are being used in the classroom. According to educators, one of the most innovative ways is using the technology to create a flipped classroom.

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