iPad in Secondary Educational settingsPresentation Transcript
iPad in Secondary Schools
Sean Simper Apple Distinguished Educatorsean@multimodalmedia.com.au
Investigation & Trial- the Teaching and Learning Potential of iPad
iPad: Educational Features(Change to Pedagogy) assists with collaboration, including outside of class and school setting. capacity for cross curriculum teaching it’s not the device, but they way that teachers are willing to change their pedagogy schools and teachers shifting their thinking away from planning around the device, to rather integrating it in to everyday curriculum
iPad: Educational Features(Student Buy-In)a personal device, reasonably costed to act as a 1-1,anywhere, anytime learning devicethe touch interface correlates to the technologystudents use in their everyday lifebridges the gap between the technology used bystudents in day-to-day life and that used in schoolsinformation is represented with rich multimedia anddata visualisation techniquesoften quality digital resources
iPad: Educational Features(Content Creation) the development of skills and literacy of digital media access to personal assets
iPad: Educational Features (Educational Efﬁciencies 1)built-in dictation to textinstant startup of the iPad means greater use of classtime for learninglight and portable, easily carried in the school bag and toand from classtrue portability provides innovative opportunities forauthoring & responsepersonalised learningthe extension of student’s learning beyond the classroom
iPad: Educational Features (Educational Efﬁciencies 2)heavy schoolbooks replaced by eBooks which can beupdated in a timely fashion.documents, tasks, curriculum resources can bepublished to and made available to iBooks (iBooksAuthor)it is possible that texts and documents can beannotated and commented on by multiple students andteachersincreased independence and self initiated learning instudents
(iPad: Educational Features) (ICT Efﬁciencies)10 hour battery life means the iPad can be used throughoutthe entire school dayan intuitive device and minimal technical support is requireda very robust deviceBYOD model A focus that students will treat their device in a way that compliments their learning and not hinder it it is about educating students, families and teachers about modelling appropriate & effective use of technology
Investigation & Trial: the Teaching and Learning Potential of iPadFocus on usability aspects of iPad Collaboration Opportunities Content Creation & Publishing Document & Rich-Media File Management
Collaboration Opportunities Wiki & Blog(Apple Server)
Content Creation & Publishing • Apple Productivity apps (Pages, Keynote and Numbers)• standout choices for usability and interoperability interchange of document production and editing • GoodReader• excellent choice for PDF for viewing, editing and mark-up • Apple Rich-Media apps (iMovie, GarageBand & iPhoto)• standout choices in terms of their usability and interoperability in content production
...PublishingWiki & BlogMoodleiCloudDropbox
Document and Rich Media File Management• utilisation of the the ‘File Sharing’ function of the Apple Server• rich-media and document workﬂows that already can be possible and be further seamless, via functions with the Apple Server, plug-ins and Moodle 2.x
paradigm…Classroom Management and Practice
Support for Students with Special Needs
There are a number of resources in the support section, including thehandout ‘iPads inSpecial Education’
(also) spectronicsinoz.com:"iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Apps for (Special) Education"
iBooks AuthorApple-designed templates. Each template has a variety of page layouts to choose from — or create one of your own.
iBooks AuthorDragging and dropping. iBooks Author makes it simple to ﬂow in text, graphics, movies and more, so your book looks exactly the way you want. Drag and drop aPages or Microsoft Word document to the Book navigator to add it as a new section. Then, when you drag and drop in images, your type automatically ﬂowsaround them.
iBooks AuthorCustomise with a click. Add text, shapes, charts, tables and Multi-Touch widgets anywhere on the page with a single click. Mask images, use alignment guides —even add reﬂections and shadows. It’s as easy as using a word processor, but powerful enough to design more advanced layouts.
iBooks AuthorWidgets add Multi-Touch magic to books with interactive photo galleries that bring images to life, engrossing 3D objects you can’t help interacting with, animationsthat burst off the page, and more.
iBooks AuthorAccessibility built in. Create books that people with disabilities can read and experience. The table of contents, glossary, widgets, main text and more are built toautomatically take advantage of VoiceOver technology. Add accessibility descriptions to any widget or media — including movies and reviews — so even thosewith vision impairments can use them.