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Using iPads with Adult Students

  1. 1. Using iPads with Students & For Your Own Productivity Nell Eckersley
  2. 2. 2Using iPads• Introductions• Navigating the iPad• Suggested Apps• How to Find Apps as You Need Them• Buying iPads for Your Program
  3. 3. 3 LINCS Community
  4. 4. Navigating the iPad
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  6. 6. 6ScanLife QR Code
  7. 7. 7To Access this PowerPoint
  8. 8. 8Settings
  9. 9. 9Organizing 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
  10. 10. 10Accessing the Multi-tasking Bar
  11. 11. 11How 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
  12. 12. Apps
  13. 13. 13ScanLife QR Code
  14. 14. 14Apple’s iPad Manual
  15. 15. 15Evernote
  16. 16. 16Using Evernote• Log in: ▫ Username: nelllac ▫ Password: ipad20• What Notebooks do you see?• What Notes do you see?• Open ―iPad How to‖• Click on one of the links•
  17. 17. 17Dragon Dictation Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard. With Dragon Dictation you can also dictate status updates directly to your Social Networking applications (Facebook and Twitter) or send notes and reminders to yourself….all using your voice. So when you’re on-the-go, stop typing and start speaking – from short text messages to longer email messages, and anything in between.
  18. 18. 18Using Dragon Dictation• Practice this tongue twister: She sell seashells on the seashore• Open Dragon Dictation• Click the red button and read the tongue twister.• Notice that the mic is near the top of the iPad• Touch the screen to stop recording• How well did it record your statement?• How could this be used with students? For your own productivity?
  19. 19. 19Kindle 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
  20. 20. 20Sight 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.
  21. 21. 21iTunes U FEATURES: • Take free courses created and taught by instructors from leading universities and other schools • See all assignments and updates from the instructor • Take notes and highlight text in iBooks and see them consolidated for easy reviewing in the iTunes U app • Take course notes in class, or while playing audio or video lectures inside of iTunes U • Access course materials, including audio, video, books, documents & presentations, apps, and new iBooks textbooks for iPad • Browse collections from education and cultural institutions in 26 countries — including Stanford, Yale, MIT, Oxford, UC Berkeley, MoMA, the New York Public Library, and the Library of Congress
  22. 22. 22Using iTunes U• Open iTunesU• In the search box type New York• Find the Library of Congress ―The Life of a City: Early Films of New York, 1898-1906‖• How could this be used with students?
  23. 23. 23Motion 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:
  24. 24. 24MathBoard • 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.
  25. 25. 25Digital Storytelling with iPads
  26. 26. How to Find the Apps
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  34. 34. Buying iPads
  35. 35. 35Prices
  36. 36. 36Sample Invoice
  37. 37. 37Griffin MultiDock
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  39. 39. 39What the iPad Comes with• ad/built-in-apps/
  40. 40. 40Adding 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. configurator/id434433123?mt=12• If you use PC computers ▫ limited to 10 total devices for one Apple ID (iTunes account)
  41. 41. 41Cases and Keyboards• Zaggfolio• Speck
  42. 42. 42Nell Eckersley• Subject Matter Expert, LINCS Community Technology and Learning Group•• Email:• Twitter:• Facebook:• Blog:• Delicious: