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Fun And Games Aside, iPods Have Classroom Benefit

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Jon Smith was looking for a way to motivate his special education students to learn. He found it in the iPod.

Since Smith introduced iPods to his fifth grade students earlier this school year, the students have improved their word recognition skills and they’re learning to read quicker. He uses the devices to provide students with books on tape and to teach vocabulary, math and writing skills.

Using the technology excites the students and provides motivation that was otherwise hard to come by, reports the Canton (Ohio) Repository.

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