iPad + Apple TV DrawbacksCan only be used with iPhone 4S, iPad 2, or "the newiPad" Sorry iPod Touch and original iPad :(Requires 2nd generation AppleTV or newer (the little black ones)
iPad + Apple TV DrawbacksiPad/iPhone and AppleTV must be on the same wirelessnetwork Might not work on your school network If this is the case, then contact your IT person and tell them to make it work! Or use your own wireless access point plugged into your schools network
iPad + Apple TV DrawbacksCan only have one app open at a time in iOS Which means no screencasting Or is it?
Show me the $$$Buy 10 or more iPads from Apple through your school andget $20 off each oneAsk your administrators With such a low cost, your administrator might be able to ﬁnd the funds available to test out your new idea with technologyFind a grant Grant WranglerBuy it yourself
Go od Best PracticesTake advantage of the wireless connectionEncourage student interaction and collaborationDon’t limit yourself to just one appTake advantage of computer applicationsRecord lessons/activities if possiblePassword protect your Airplay connectionProvide professional development
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Andrew SteinmanEducational Technology Consultant at Kent Intermediate School Districtandrewsteinman@kentisd.org @steinman
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