The purpose of this case study is to examine how two early childhood teachers in one university laboratory school utilize the iPad in their reading practices. Data collection involved: (a) observations, (b) audio recordings, and (c) researcher journal. Findings indicate that the teachers had a continuum of purposeful uses for the iPad and the associated applications during their small group reading instruction. In addition, the teachers had mixed overall perceptions toward using the iPad as an effective literacy tool. Implications for practice are presented.
Technology, iPad, Literacy, Small Group Reading Instruction, Case Study
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Husband, T., & Schendel, R. K. (2017). Friend or Foe? A Case Study of iPad Usage During Small Group Reading Instruction. The Qualitative Report, 22(11), 2881-2892. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol22/iss11/3