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Using iPads with Students

  1. 1. Using iPads with Students& For Your OwnProductivityNell Eckersley
  2. 2. Using iPads• Introductions• Navigating the iPad• Suggested Apps• How to Find Apps as You Need Them• Buying iPads for Your Program2
  3. 3. LINCS Community3
  4. 4. Navigating the iPad
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  6. 6. Scan QR Code Reader6
  7. 7. To Access this PowerPoint7
  8. 8. Settings8
  9. 9. Organizing Apps• Hold finger downon any app untilthey all begin towiggle• Then hold fingerdown on app youwant to move, anddrag it• Create folders bydragging one appon top of anotherapp9
  10. 10. Accessing the Multi-tasking Bar10
  11. 11. Copying and Pasting1. Go to any screen that has text on it. This can be an email text,Web page or a document inside an App. As long as the text isntpart of an image, you can copy and paste it.2. Touch and hold your finger on the iPad screen on the text youwish you to select. A magnifying glass appears. Position the glassover the text you want to copy.3. Remove your finger from the screen and tap "Select," whichhighlights a word of text in the selection.4. Drag the selection handles to expand the highlighted area overthe text you wish copied on your iPad. Once selected, tap "Copy.―5. Navigate to a text-entry box. Press and hold a finger on the textfield until the "Paste" button appears. Tap this button to paste thecopied text into the field11
  12. 12. Taking a Screenshot• Hold down the iPad homebutton and pushthe Sleep/Wake button atthe same time.• You will see a flash on yourscreen signaling the iPadsscreen was captured.12
  13. 13. How to…• How to close open Apps on your iPad, iPhone oriPod Touch• How to change the font in Notes for the iPad,iPhone and iPod Touch• How to accurately relocate the cursor in Notesfor your iPhone or iPod Touch• How to create Folders on your iPad, iPhone oriPod Touch• How to take screenshots of your iPhone or iPodTouch screen13
  14. 14. Apps
  15. 15. Scan QR Code Reader15
  16. 16. QR Codes16
  17. 17. QR Codes• Q R stands for• Invented in Japan by Toyota in 1994 to trackvehicles during the manufacturing process• QR code is detected as a 2-dimensional digitalimage by a semiconductor image sensor and isthen digitally analyzed by a programmedprocessor. Translation: You can scan it withyour smart phone or tablet.17
  18. 18. What QR Codes Do• QR codes contain information and instructionson what your device should do with theinformation▫ Take you to audio, pictures, videos, and websites▫ Save information in your address book
  19. 19. QR Code vs Bar Code
  20. 20. QR Code Readers• QR Codes can be used with a mobile device like a smartphone or a tablet that has access top the internet• The device must have an QR Code reader (also calledscanner) app installed▫ Scanlife is an app that works onmost devices▫ For iPad You should NOT have to pay money or giveinformation about yourself when selecting and installing aQR Code reader or scanner
  21. 21. QR Code ReadersThe QR Code readeruses the camera onyour device to scanthe code and thenuses the internet tointerpret theinstructions in thecode
  22. 22. QR Codes in Real Life22
  23. 23. QR Codes in Education
  24. 24. Steps to Using in Education1. First consider what is the learning goal2. Make sure you have devices that can read aQR Code3. Create the QR Codes you need
  25. 25. QR Codes in Education• Make your own QR Code Scavenger Hunt!• Scavenger Hunt• 5 Real Ways To Use QR Codes In Education• Black & White and Scanned All Over (video)• QR Codes Connect Students to Books• Shambles QR Code Resource• Desktop QR Code Reader• QR Codes in Education Livebinder• 50 QR code resources for the classroom25
  26. 26. Make Your Own QR Code26• Bitly• Google• Kaywa• ScanLife
  27. 27. Bitly27
  28. 28. BitLy28You can use Bitly toshorten URL’swithout creating anaccount
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  30. 30. Customizing Your Shortened URL30
  31. 31. AnalyticsWith an account you can also track how manytimes the URL you created has been clicked.31
  32. 32. QR CodeAnd with or without anaccount you can makeany of the shortenedURLS into a QR Codeby adding .qr at theend32
  33. 33. Apple’s iPad Manual33
  34. 34. Evernote34
  35. 35. Using 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•
  36. 36. Evernote PeekChoose something to study. Either pick anotebook from your Evernote account orselect from the featured publishers.Create your own study notebooks:Adding your own study materials to Peek iseasy, just connect Peek to your Evernoteaccount. If you dont have Evernote, get it forfree on your iPad, desktop or mobile device.In Evernote, either choose an existing notebookor make a new one to use with Peek. The notetitle will become the clue and the note bodywill become the answer. For best results, keepthe clue to one sentence and the answer toaround three sentences.36
  37. 37. DropBox Features:• Access all your photos, docs and videos from anydevice.• 2 GB of space when you sign up -- free!• Automatically save photos and videos to Dropboxand earn up to 3 GB additional free space.• Share a link to even your biggest files— no moreattachments!• Add files to your "Favorites" for fast, offlineviewing.Use Dropbox to save and share photos and videosin a snap or even take your work on the go. Ifsomething happens to your iPhone or iPad, yourstuff is always safe in Dropbox!37
  38. 38. Adobe Reader• View PDF documents• Navigate Adobe Reader and Read documents using iOS VoiceOver forAccessibility• Quickly open PDF documents from email, the web, or any app that supports"Open In..."• Search text to find specific information• Get definitions with iOS Dictionary support• Store and access documents in the cloud with• Navigate through PDF content• Use bookmarks to jump directly to a section in your PDF document• Tap on links in a PDF to open linked web pages• Go to any page by tapping the page number to enter a new page• Quickly navigate through large documents using thumbnails• Annotate and comment on PDF documents• Fill out forms• Organize your documents• Electronically sign documents• Print and share documentsAvailable languages:English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Czech, Danish, Dutch,French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian,Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish38
  39. 39. Dragon Dictation39Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognitionapplication powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® thatallows you to easily speak and instantly see your text oremail messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster thantyping on the keyboard.With Dragon Dictation you can also dictate status updatesdirectly to your Social Networking applications (Facebookand Twitter) or send notes and reminders to yourself….allusing your voice. So when you’re on-the-go, stop typingand start speaking – from short text messages to longeremail messages, and anything in between.
  40. 40. Using Dragon Dictation• Practice this tongue twister: She sell seashellson 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 yourown productivity?40
  41. 41. Kindle and Nook• Free or low cost books (as well asregular cost books)• Highlight passages and sharematerial with others• Have all your books available toyou all the time• Picture books as well as novels41
  42. 42. How to Get Free E-BooksSearch for "0.00." This is the oldest trick in the book (pun intended). Simplygo to the Barnes and Noble bookstore or the Kindle bookstore and searchfor "0.00." Your results will yield dozens of free books available for directdownload to your device.Swap books with strangers. Some books are equipped with a "lending"feature. Amazon and B&N probably intended that lending would be usedamong friends, but clever Web and let users list their e-books andswap inventory with anyone else.Check out e-books from the library. Ancient as they may seem, libraries areon trend and offer e-books using a service called Overdrive. Heres how touse the service (although the tutorial is intended for Nook owners, the sameprocess applies to Kindle).Find free books online. Many books, especially classics like "Frankenstein,"are available under public domain licensing and have been converted intoe-books for your reading pleasure. Other license-free titles available includethose published under a Creative Commons license.42
  43. 43. Free Books for E-ReadersThere are over 1,000,000 titles available for free, andyou can find them in these places:• Many Books• Open Library• Project Gutenberg• Google BooksOnce youve found a book from any of the abovesources, download them in MOBI format for Kindleor EPUB for Nook, and manually transfer them fromyour desktop to your device (connected via USB).43
  44. 44. Sight Words Pro• Over 1,600+ sight words whichcomprises up to 85% of the text in achilds early reading materials• Choose a pre-defined flash card wordlist, or build and save custom flash cardlists• Add custom words and record your ownpronunciations.• Share custom word lists via Bump™ oremail.• Mark flash cards with stars or flags.• Shake your device to shuffle the words.• Beautiful voice-pronunciations for allwords.44
  45. 45. iTunes UFEATURES:Take free courses created and taught by instructorsfrom leading universities and other schoolsSee all assignments and updates from the instructorTake notes and highlight text in iBooks and see themconsolidated for easy reviewing in the iTunes U appTake course notes in class, or while playing audio orvideo lectures inside of iTunes UAccess course materials, including audio, video,books, documents & presentations, apps, and newiBooks textbooks for iPadBrowse collections from education and culturalinstitutions in 26 countries — including Stanford,Yale, MIT, Oxford, UC Berkeley, MoMA, the NewYork Public Library, and the Library of Congress45
  46. 46. Using 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?46
  47. 47. Motion Math HD• Follows a star that has fallen fromspace, and must bound backup, up, up to its home in the stars.• Moving fractions to their correct placeon the number line is the only way toreturn.• A recent controlled experimentshowed that by playing Motion MathHD, learners improve their ability toestimate fractions and their attitudestoward math. (More info:
  48. 48. MathBoard• Teaches addition, subtraction,multiplication and division problems.• Appropriate for all levels fromkindergarten (with simple addition andsubtraction problems) to elementaryschool where learning multiplicationand division can be a challenge.• Control the range of numbers youwant to work with, the amount ofquestions you want to answer andeven assign a time limit per quiz.48
  49. 49. Digital Storytelling with iPads49
  50. 50. How to Find the Apps
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  59. 59. Buying iPads
  60. 60. Prices60
  61. 61. Sample Invoice61
  62. 62. Griffin MultiDock62
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  64. 64. What the iPad Comes with•
  65. 65. Adding Apps to iPads• If you use Mac Computers▫ Apple Configurator makes it easy for anyone tomass configure and deploy iPhone, iPad, andiPod touch in a school, business, or institution.• If you use PC computers▫ limited to 10 total devices for one Apple ID (iTunesaccount)65
  66. 66. Cases and Keyboards• Zaggfolio• Speck66
  67. 67. Nell Eckersley• Subject Matter Expert, LINCS Community Technologyand Learning Group•• Email:• Twitter:• Facebook:• Blog:• Delicious: