Coverage of Auburn’s Kindergarten iPad Program Announcement

Here are links to some of the coverage of Auburn’s kindergarten iPad project.

Maine’s Chanel 6 did a nice piece on the initiative. Their video includes a video that our literacy interventionist created and was part of what we showed the school board last week.

Auburn Kindergarten Students set to get iPads
http://www.wcsh6.com/news/article/154919/314/Auburn-kindergarteners-to-get-iPads

The Sun Journal is Auburn’s local paper. They’ve published several articles so far:

All Auburn kindergarten students getting iPads this fall
http://www.sunjournal.com/city/story/1011728

Opinions divided over iPads for Auburn kindergartners
http://www.sunjournal.com/city/story/1012022

Pros, cons of iPads for kindergartners discussed at budget workshop
http://www.sunjournal.com/city/story/1012316

My Favorite Headline so far is from TUAW:

The Coolest Kindergarten Ever – iPad 2s for Everyone
http://www.tuaw.com/2011/04/09/the-coolest-kindergarten-ever-ipad-2s-for-everyone/

Cult of Mac posted this:

Should Kindergarteners have iPads
http://www.cultofmac.com/should-kindergartners-have-ipads/89593

Electronista News had this:

Maine school district buys iPad 2s for every kindergartner
http://www.electronista.com/articles/11/04/08/teachers.saw.remarkable.progress.using.ipads/

And this from Omaha.com isn’t about our program, but another district that is using iPads with young students:

iPad puts tech in schools
http://www.omaha.com/article/20110330/NEWS01/703309893