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Sandy Plains Elementary conducts cutting edge pilot program
1/7/11

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In one grade 4 and one grade 5 class at Sandy Plains Elementary School, each student has received an iPod Touch for use during the school day. The iPods are used to reinforce/extend instruction, provide extra practice, and conduct research. 

The teachers in each class, as well as the GT resource teacher, received their own iPod Touches over the summer to allow them time to explore educational applications and collaborate regarding how the instruments would be used in the classroom. Along with the principal, Harry Walker, the teachers also trained at Apple Headquarters.

In addition, the pilot team has met with a trainer from the University of Virginia several times and will be meeting with him throughout the school year to further their knowledge and expertise with the Touches. 

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Plans for the future include the pilot classroom teachers receiving iPads to better model processes for the students, and iPod Touches for all of grade 4 and 5 students in the coming years. 

Sandy Plains is working hard to stay ahead of the curve in incorporating technology into everyday instruction and thus preparing BCPS students for the evolving world.

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