iPad for
Teachers
Peter Kupfer
Lake Zurich High School
Peter.kupfer@lz95.org
http://bit.ly/Yerl3m
Challenges
• File Management
• Stream Lining My Productivity
File Management
• Getting files on to iPad
• Editing Files
o Text/Spreadsheets/Presentations
o PDFs

• Getting Files off o...
iOS File Structure
• Each app has its own file structure
o Avoid Duplicates
o Avoid Multiple Versions

• iTunes doesn’t sy...
Dropbox/GoodReader
Dropbox

• Used the cloud as a
repository
• Dropbox
o Syncs files on computer to
cloud
o Many iPad apps...
Getting Files on to iPad
•
•
•
•
•
•
•

Create a folder on desktop
Create a file in the folder
Watch it sync
Open GoodRead...
Editing on iPad & Back to
Computer
• Open File in GoodReader
• Use the Open In… option to open in the proper
editing app
•...
Tasks
• Keep tasks synchronized between various devices
o Remember the Milk – Pay to Synchronize
o Toodledo – Freemium
• D...
Toodledo
• Can sync with iPad
• Can sync with Outlook
o Install Software on Computer to Sync
o Free software is no longer ...
Calendar
• Exchange Server
• Google Calendar
• iTunes
Google Calendar
• Google Calendar
o Cloud Based
o Multiple Calendars
o Share Calendars

• Google Calendar iPad Integration...
Contacts
• Google Contacts
o Will sync with Droid Also

• Exchange Server
• Sync Outlook contacts with iTunes
Notability
• Allows writing, typing, and drawing all in the same
document.
• Syncs audio recordings with notes
• Export
o ...
Neu.Notes
• Nice app for drawing and typing notes or solving
problems.
• Very versatile
• iCloud
AppShopper
• Monitors changes in the App Store
o Notifies you when an App Drops in Price
o Has nice filters for finding ap...
Classroom Management
• Teacher Kit - Free
o Nice Seating Chart
• You can add pictures and re-arrange
• Take Attendance
o E...
Classroom Management
• iDoceo2
o Seating Chart
• Can Arrange and Add Picture
• Can Take Attendance but not Easy and only o...
Classroom Management
• iGrade for Teachers
o Probably nice for elementary
Classroom Management
• Stick Pick
o Not Universal & No Import
o Keeps Track of Student Results and Can e-mail individual r...
Splashtop
• See your desktop on your iPad
o Also works on Droid

• Use computer while wondering the building or
anywhere i...
iThoghts HD
• Mind Mapping Software
o Will export to computer programs of PDF
Hard Drive
• My Book Live
o
o
o
o

External Hard Drive for home network
Allows you to access files via cloud on your compu...
Documents
• Office2 HD
o Word, Excel, PowerPoint
o Cheaper

• Quickoffice
o Word, Excel, PowerPoint
o Slightly More Stable...
Doink
Ouline+
Coaches Eye
Video Recorder
Veency
Common Threads
• Cloud Storage Support
o
o
o
o

iCloud
ToodleDo
DropBox
Google Drive

• Be Patient
o Use Appshopper
o Read...
iPad for
Teachers
Peter Kupfer
Lake Zurich High School
Peter.kupfer@lz95.org
http://bit.ly/Yerl3m
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  • Got my iPad two years ago and I wasn’t really sure what I was getting into.
  • Insert picture of iTunes file screenshot
  • Create a folder on desktopCreate a file in the folderWatch it syncOpen GoodReaderSync with Dropbox folder in GoodReaderOpen file on iPadSay “Ohh…”
  • iTunes not neededOpen File in GoodReaderUse the Open In… option to open in the proper editing appMake your changesSave back to DropBoxDelete copy in appOpen file on computerBe Amazed
  • Away collecting dataMake sure you delete file in 2ndappOpen File in GoodReaderUse the Open In… option to open in the proper editing appMake your changesSave back to DropBoxDelete copy in appOpen file on computerBe Amazed
  • http://support.google.com/a/users/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=139206
  • Need two Gmail accountsThe stand Gmail account won’t sync shared calendarsGmail exchange won’t sync contacts and only 1 month of mail
  • Office HD – Has a Save ButtonQuickOffice – More StableCheck Web for functions supported
  • Got my iPad two years ago and I wasn’t really sure what I was getting into.
  • I pad’s for teachers 3

    1. 1. iPad for Teachers Peter Kupfer Lake Zurich High School Peter.kupfer@lz95.org http://bit.ly/Yerl3m
    2. 2. Challenges • File Management • Stream Lining My Productivity
    3. 3. File Management • Getting files on to iPad • Editing Files o Text/Spreadsheets/Presentations o PDFs • Getting Files off of iPad o Media o Documents
    4. 4. iOS File Structure • Each app has its own file structure o Avoid Duplicates o Avoid Multiple Versions • iTunes doesn’t sync files just copies
    5. 5. Dropbox/GoodReader Dropbox • Used the cloud as a repository • Dropbox o Syncs files on computer to cloud o Many iPad apps will link with Dropbox • When app shopping check for support • Free up to 2 GB GoodReader • Create a folder structure for your files • Open files into other apps • Sync folders with Dropbox • Annotate PDF files • $4.99
    6. 6. Getting Files on to iPad • • • • • • • Create a folder on desktop Create a file in the folder Watch it sync Open GoodReader Sync with Dropbox folder in GoodReader Open file on iPad Say “Ohh…”
    7. 7. Editing on iPad & Back to Computer • Open File in GoodReader • Use the Open In… option to open in the proper editing app • Make your changes • Save back to DropBox • Delete copy in app • Open file on computer • Be Amazed
    8. 8. Tasks • Keep tasks synchronized between various devices o Remember the Milk – Pay to Synchronize o Toodledo – Freemium • Dozens of Apps across all device
    9. 9. Toodledo • Can sync with iPad • Can sync with Outlook o Install Software on Computer to Sync o Free software is no longer supported, but still works o Can currently find it at http://toodledo-sync.software.informer.com/1.0/ • Can sync with Droid • Free
    10. 10. Calendar • Exchange Server • Google Calendar • iTunes
    11. 11. Google Calendar • Google Calendar o Cloud Based o Multiple Calendars o Share Calendars • Google Calendar iPad Integration o Need to setup Google as an Exchange Server in addition to a Gmail account o Can Integrate with iPad calendar o Need to go m.google.com on iPad and select which calendars will sync • Google Outlook Integration o Can Only Sync Main/Primary Calendar
    12. 12. Contacts • Google Contacts o Will sync with Droid Also • Exchange Server • Sync Outlook contacts with iTunes
    13. 13. Notability • Allows writing, typing, and drawing all in the same document. • Syncs audio recordings with notes • Export o Several Options
    14. 14. Neu.Notes • Nice app for drawing and typing notes or solving problems. • Very versatile • iCloud
    15. 15. AppShopper • Monitors changes in the App Store o Notifies you when an App Drops in Price o Has nice filters for finding apps
    16. 16. Classroom Management • Teacher Kit - Free o Nice Seating Chart • You can add pictures and re-arrange • Take Attendance o E-Mail Parents or Students o Use as a Gradebook o Track Student Information o Can import student information
    17. 17. Classroom Management • iDoceo2 o Seating Chart • Can Arrange and Add Picture • Can Take Attendance but not Easy and only options are present or absent o Powerful Gradebook • A little clunky o Good Website for Help o Powerful E-Mail Features • Students or Parents • E-mail results of one assignment to a whole class • Add annotations to any assignment grade
    18. 18. Classroom Management • iGrade for Teachers o Probably nice for elementary
    19. 19. Classroom Management • Stick Pick o Not Universal & No Import o Keeps Track of Student Results and Can e-mail individual reports • Teachers Pick o o o o Allows Student Import Can ignore absent students No results tracking or e-mail Can Make Random Groups
    20. 20. Splashtop • See your desktop on your iPad o Also works on Droid • Use computer while wondering the building or anywhere if you have internet access
    21. 21. iThoghts HD • Mind Mapping Software o Will export to computer programs of PDF
    22. 22. Hard Drive • My Book Live o o o o External Hard Drive for home network Allows you to access files via cloud on your computer or iPad Auto back up of computer Can e-mail yourself files from the drive while out
    23. 23. Documents • Office2 HD o Word, Excel, PowerPoint o Cheaper • Quickoffice o Word, Excel, PowerPoint o Slightly More Stable IMO • CloudOn o Cloud Based o Looks like MS Office o Connects to DropBox
    24. 24. Doink
    25. 25. Ouline+
    26. 26. Coaches Eye
    27. 27. Video Recorder
    28. 28. Veency
    29. 29. Common Threads • Cloud Storage Support o o o o iCloud ToodleDo DropBox Google Drive • Be Patient o Use Appshopper o Read WebSite Reviews o Try Free Apps First
    30. 30. iPad for Teachers Peter Kupfer Lake Zurich High School Peter.kupfer@lz95.org http://bit.ly/Yerl3m

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