From Make A Difference, Inc.:
The iPACT enables learners, of ANY age or ANY ability, to access curriculum content in a comprehensive app system of instruction containing over 200 connect-the-dots UDL templates - directly aligned to each strand of the Common Core Standards. The iPACT is THE app solution that finally bridges the gap between special education and general education for learners Pre-K to 21, using a research-based teaching framework that allows all students access to core instruction based on the educational standards.- Catherine Woods, Director of Special EducationTHE CURE FOR THE COMMON CORE: The WHAT, WHY, and HOW of Your Instruction The built-in resource bank of Common Core Standards, Sample Learning Objectives, and Lesson Plan Goals are at your fingertips for each of the 200 differentiated templates to laser-focus your instruction. SIMPLE CREATION: CLONE & CONVERT INSTRUCTIONAL CONTENT IN SECONDS!Instructional staff and parents can transfer content from one activity to the next in literally seconds using the iPACTs unique clone and convert capability to guarantee minimal content creation time and differentiate instruction. Learners can also easily use these features to set up and complete their assignments, transferring their content from template to template, to expand upon their work in this comprehensive app system. The iPACT App System is simply amazing! The ease of use and flexibility is nothing short of phenomenal.- Suzanne Feit, Technology Specialist & National TrainerDIFFERENTIATE UP. DIFFERENTIATE DOWN. DEEPER LEARNING FOR ALL.Scaffolded language-based templates, text-to-speech, recording options, annotation and study tools, choose a picture, take a picture, choose a video, enter text at varying text complexity levels, and more . . . video trimming, video annotation, customized pinch-to-zoom settings for specific user profiles!"You can easily differentiate your lessons using the iPACT, but the beauty of it is that the learners cannot SEE that you are differentiating! All students are engaged in every aspect of a lesson using the iPACT." -Cindie Bunn, Classroom Teacher"The iPACT adds a whole new level of enthusiasm for learning because it literally can be used with the entire classroom of learners for any content area!"- Bonny LaRocca, Classroom TeacherBUILD STRONG VOCABULARY SKILLS: The Learn About ModuleCommon Core Strand: Language- Use reference tools such as dictionaries, glossaries, flashcards, and related concept notecards- Play language-based games - Create photo albums and photo frames- Make collages and learning boardsINCREASE COMPREHENSION WHEN READING-TO-LEARN: The Read About ModuleCommon Core Strand: Reading - Listen to idea maps at the vocabulary, bullet point, sentence, and paragraph level- Preview sequence lists and timelines- Review study guides - Listen to books and bookmarksIMPROVE BRAINSTORMING AND COMPOSING SKILLS: The Write About ModuleCommon Core Strand: Writing- Build idea maps at the vocabulary, bullet point, sentence, and paragraph level- Write sequence lists and timelines- Complete study guides, worksheets, and quizzes - Compose writing assignments using writing notebooks and writing prompt spinnersEXPAND PRESENTATION SKILLS & PARTICIPATION IN COLLABORATIVE DISCUSSIONS: The Talk About ModuleCommon Core Strand: SPEAKING & LISTENING- Build oral presentations and use self-reflection and staff feedback checklists- Organize discussions and respond with question generators- Convey answers and summary points - State opinions and facts SET UP MULTIPLE LEARNER PROFILES ON ONE iPad and EASILY EXPORT & SHARE:-Effortlessly set up multiple users and save each of their preference profiles in the iPACT change users with a 1-step finger tap!-Build capacity in your district or agency and send your authored activities to ALL of your iPads by easily exporting and sharing - including activities containing video!