Teaching in an iPadded Room: Apple’s iOS Device Delights and Dilemmas in the Classroom

Discussion / Round Table
Administrator Strand / Policy Challenges

The evolution of the Apple iPad and recent release of iBooks Author purport to be ideal devices to foster 21st Century learning environments.  However, it can quickly become a dizzying array of options and challenges to wade through to ensure these new tools accomplish the teaching goals.  This panel of iPad early adopters from Hawai’i schools will answer questions about the realities of iPad integration and best practices for your school.


Jim Crum
Academy of the Pacific
Director of Technology and Teacher at Academy of the Pacific, he has been involved with implementing technology for schools and other nonprofits since 1986.  He is currently planning to implement an iPad 1:1 program next school year.

Mark Hines
Mid-Pacific Institute
Mark Hines holds  a BS in Physics, a Masters in Educational Technology and is an Educational Technology doctoral student at the University of Hawaii. He has taught Science, Math and Technology for 30 years and  coached high school canoe paddling for 20 years. He is passionate about teaching, learning and the future of education. Mark consults and presents locally and nationally on issues of technology in education and school transformation.
He is a recipient of the Presidential Award for Math and Science Teaching,  a National Tandy Technology Scholar , and a Pacific Technology Foundation Technology Educator of the Year. He serves as a planning member of the Schools of the Future initiative for Hawaii Independent Schools. He is the president of the Hawaii Society for Technology in Education.  In his position as Educational Technology Director at Mid-Pacific Institute, Mark oversees the planning, development and implementation of technology for teachers, staff and students.

Lynne Horiuchi
Kamehameha Schools Kapālama
Lynne Horiuchi is an Instructional Technology Specialist at the Kamehameha Schools Kapalama campus, assigned to the elementary division. Prior to coming to Kamehameha 4 years ago Lynne worked for many years at St. Louis School as a Social Science teacher, department chair and director of technology.  Her areas of expertise are mobile learning and digital citizenship. Lynne collaboratively develops & implements innovative technology integration projects with KS Kapalama elementary school teachers.

Kahele Keawe
Kapa’a High School
Kahele is a 9th Grade English Teacher at Kapa’a High School.  He is a National Board Certified Teacher in Early Adolescense English Language Arts (Grades 5-9) and obtained his B.Ed Secondary Education in English from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and his M.A. Teaching from National University.

Tedd Landgraf
Punahou School
Tedd Landgraf is the co-Director of Lab School @Punahou and Education Technology Administrator for the Case Middle School.

Josh Reppun
‘Iolani School
I have taught history and other social studies courses at Punahou, at La Pietra, and now at Iolani. I have a BA in history from the University of Iowa and a Masters with an emphasis in service-learning from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. I was born and raised in Kahalu’u, on ‘Oahu, and graduated from Punahou in 1976. I am the founder of the Facebook working group iPad Education Dreams, which has nearly 260 members as of the late spring of 2012.