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See larger Adyan Mendez draws a word on Maria Crowley's iPad. The program, which gave each teacher a new iPad at the beginning of the summer, is in full swing and teachers like Crowley say that the devices are really helping with student engagement. 
  
 Anne Claire Shilton/Daily News Correspondent

Adyan Mendez draws a word on Maria Crowley's iPad. The program, which gave each teacher a new iPad at the beginning of the summer, is in full swing and teachers like Crowley say that the devices are really helping with student engagement.

Anne Claire Shilton/Daily News Correspondent

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  • A few years ago St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic School gave all their middle school students net book laptops. Here, Grace Conejo, Sydney Reinert, Zoe Maguire and Sarah Philor work on theirs while their teacher, Patti Lyon, teaches from an iPad. 
  
 Anne Claire Shilton/Daily News Correspondent
  • Adyan Mendez draws a word on Maria Crowley's iPad. The program, which gave each teacher a new iPad at the beginning of the summer, is in full swing and teachers like Crowley say that the devices are really helping with student engagement. 
  
 Anne Claire Shilton/Daily News Correspondent
  • Patti Lyon, who has been teaching literature and language arts at St. Elizabeth Seton for the past two decades says that she loves how the iPad's apps allow students with all different types of learning styles to engage with the material. Here, she uses her iPad to put up a 'virtual' quiz, which gives instant feedback to the students. 
  
 Anne Claire Shilton/Daily News Correspondent
  • St. Elizabeth Seton kindergarden teacher Maria Crowley draws the word 'hop' on her iPad while the students look on. When she asks for volunteers to help her draw the next word, Chelsea Ortiz (with her hand up) can't wait to give it a try. 
  
 Anne Claire Shilton/Daily News Correspondent

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