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Using an iPad in your Literacy Zone

  1. 1. Using an iPad in Your Literacy Zone Nell Eckersley
  2. 2. 2Using an iPad in Your Literacy Zone• Introductions• Buying iPads• Navigating the iPad• Suggested Apps ▫ Using the iPad with Partners ▫ Using the iPad with Learners• How to Find the Apps
  3. 3. Buying iPads
  4. 4. 4Prices
  5. 5. 5Sample Invoice
  6. 6. 6Griffin MultiDock
  7. 7. 7
  8. 8. 8What the iPad Comes with• http://www.apple.com/ip ad/built-in-apps/
  9. 9. 9Adding Apps to iPads• If you use Mac Computers ▫ Apple Configurator makes it easy for anyone to mass configure and deploy iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch in a school, business, or institution. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/apple- configurator/id434433123?mt=12• If you use PC computers ▫ limited to 10 total devices for one Apple ID (iTunes account)
  10. 10. 10Cases and Keyboards• Zaggfolio• Speck
  11. 11. Navigating the iPad
  12. 12. 12
  13. 13. 13Settings
  14. 14. 14Organizing Apps• Hold finger down on any app until they all begin to wiggle• Then hold finger down on app you want to move, and drag it• Create folders by dragging one app on top of another app
  15. 15. 15Accessing the Multi-tasking Bar
  16. 16. 16How to…• How to close open Apps on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch• How to change the font in Notes for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch• How to accurately relocate the cursor in Notes for your iPhone or iPod Touch• How to create Folders on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch• How to take screenshots of your iPhone or iPod Touch screen
  17. 17. Apps
  18. 18. 18ScanLife QR Code
  19. 19. 19Apple’s iPad Manual
  20. 20. 20Evernote
  21. 21. 21Pocket (formerly “Read it Later”)
  22. 22. 22Kindle and Nook • Free or low cost books (as well as regular cost books) • Highlight passages and share material with others • Have all your books available to you all the time • Picture books as well as novels
  23. 23. 23Note-Taker HD
  24. 24. 24 • Access, view and manage filesBox directly on your iPhone and iPad • Mark files and folders as favorites for easy access to content even if offline • Secure content with file-level encryption, a four-digit passcode • Upload photos and videos to your Box account • Project files from Box to a TV, LCD monitor or projector via AV Out (iPads and iPhone 4S only) • Wirelessly print to AirPrint-enabled printers
  25. 25. 25Sight Words Pro • Over 1,600+ sight words which comprises up to 85% of the text in a childs early reading materials • Choose a pre-defined flash card word list, or build and save custom flash card lists • Add custom words and record your own pronunciations. • Share custom word lists via Bump™ or email. • Mark flash cards with stars or flags. • Shake your device to shuffle the words. • Beautiful voice-pronunciations for all words.
  26. 26. 26Flashcards Deluxe • Quizlet.com and FlashcardExchange.com integration - Browse and download any of their 4 million+ flashcard sets. • Text to speech (TTS) audio in 18 languages • 1 to 5 sided cards • Include pictures and sounds. Zoom into pictures. • 3 response levels: Wrong, I kind of know, I know really well • Large number of cards (10,000+) can be imported easily • Backup your flashcards to your computer • Supports Dropbox, Google Docs and USB transfers
  27. 27. 27Motion Math HD • Follows a star that has fallen from space, and must bound back up, up, up to its home in the stars. • Moving fractions to their correct place on the number line is the only way to return. • A recent controlled experiment showed that by playing Motion Math HD, learners improve their ability to estimate fractions and their attitudes toward math. (More info: http://bit.ly/motionmathstudy)
  28. 28. 28MathBoard • Teaches addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems. • Appropriate for all levels from kindergarten (with simple addition and subtraction problems) to elementary school where learning multiplication and division can be a challenge. • Control the range of numbers you want to work with, the amount of questions you want to answer and even assign a time limit per quiz.
  29. 29. 29Digital Storytelling with iPads
  30. 30. How to Find the Apps
  31. 31. 31http://www.apple.com/ipad/from-the-app-store/
  32. 32. 32http://www.apple.com/education/apps/
  33. 33. 33http://edreach.us/2011/12/20/ipad-edresources/
  34. 34. 34http://www.iear.org/
  35. 35. 35http://appitic.com/
  36. 36. 36http://www.scoop.it/t/ipad-literacy
  37. 37. 37http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/258242
  38. 38. 38Nell Eckersley• Moderator, LINCS Technology Discussion List ▫ http://www.nifl.gov/mailman/listinfo/Technology• Email: nelle@lacnyc.org• Twitter: http://twitter.com/LACNYCnell• Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nell.eckersleylac• Blog: http://nelightful.wordpress.com/• Delicious: http://www.delicious.com/nelleckersley
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