Alvarado puts the i in iPads in Rowland Heights

Do iPads increase IQ? Alvarado Intermediate School knows student interest
skyrockets when the little computers come out in Hacienda Heights.

In fact, this digital generation would be happy to ditch the textbooks
altogether. They live on the Internet, so why shouldn’t they learn there too?

“I love teaching with the iPads. The students become so motivated and engaged
in the learning,” explained eighth-grade teacher Sue Cook, who also sits on the
school’s digital committee.

“They’re all so excited when we use them for an activity. It’s quiet because
they’re concentrating on the assignment with their iPads,” Cook said.

Read more in Rich Irwin’s story iPads.