Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Leadership conference   ipad reference
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Leadership conference ipad reference


Published on

Published in: Education, Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

No notes for slide


  • 1. Exploring iPad & iOS DevicesFor Math, Science & General Instruction2012 Math & Science Leadership ConferencePresented by Desireé Caskey
  • 2. Want these notes? Find more resources for the iPad - The list of ipad resources is in my MultiURL – with Your iPad Wiki gives lots of ideas - !
  • 3. Topics to cover• Getting to know the iPad• Apps for Teaching• Apps for Math• Apps for Science• Share Session
  • 4. Read this chapter to learn about iPad features, how to use the controls, and more.Getting to Know your iPad Overview Accessories
  • 5. Getting to Know the iPad Folders Apps Swipe Apps pages Dots are pages Spotlight Dock
  • 6. Getting to Know the Interface• Tapping - A light touch to the screen used to open Apps or select options• Pressing - holding your finger on an object for a few seconds...used to put Apps into edit mode or select hidden keys on your keyboard.• Scrolling - slowly swiping your finger across the screen...used to turn pages or scroll through screens/pages• Flicking - A light and quick swipe of your finger on the screen...used to scroll quickly through a long list or page.• Status…To the Top• Pinching - touching the screen and spreading your index finger and thumb...used to zoom in or out.• Rotating - pressing your index finger and thumb and twisting...used to turn objects.
  • 7. Getting to Know the Interface• Open Apps Stay Open ! Double-Tap Home to see what Apps are running ! Close running Apps by pressing on an app to edit, then click -• Hidden Control Panel ! Double-Tap Home & Swipe Left ! Lock or Mute option ! Brightness ! Player Controls ! Volume ! Open Music App
  • 8. Getting to Know the Interface• Selecting Text on the Screen ! Tap to Insert - places the insertion point where you tap ! Press - brings up an option menu for the text ! Double-Tap - selects the word you tapped in and brings up options ! Tap & Drag - on the handles that appear to select more than a word
  • 9. Tips & Tricks…• Using the Keyboard ! Tap vs Double-Tap ! Slide ! Hold ! Word Processing (accents) ! Web Browsing (.com, .org)• Changing Keyboard Settings ! Settings > General > Keyboard
  • 10. Tips & Tricks…• Using your Web Browsers ! Bookmarking - Turn ON Bookmarks Bar ! Adding to your Home Screen as an App• Screen Shots• Change Your Wallpaper ! From Settings ! From Photos• Other Settings ! Apps Settings ! Notifications ! Notes Fonts ! Pass Code
  • 11. Tips & Tricks…Troubleshooting• Quit an App…Did you quit it?• Force Quit an App ! Software ! Hardware – Don’t shut down• Shut Down & Restart• Force ReBoot• Restore from a Backup – Yep, Backup• RESET – THIS ONE COMES WITH A WARNING
  • 12. Accessories I Love…• Bluetooth keyboards ! Zagg ! Apple• Screen Cover (protection & Smart)• Stands & Docks• Digital Camera Connection• Video Adapter(s) ! VGA ! HDMI• Stylus• Carry Case(s)• Speakers
  • 13. AppsSomething for everyone
  • 14. 14Using Podcasts & iTunes U• Search for episodes using iTunes App ! Save to Music or videos App
  • 15. From itunes - Science Math• Podcasts - in Music App ! MathTrain (video) - Math problems solved by students ! Video Math Tutor (video) ! The Math Dude (video) ! The Math Factor (audio) puzzles and riddles ! Mr A’s Geometry Podcast (video) ! AH Geometry Podcasts (video)• iTunes U – ! Khan Academy - Different subscriptions for each area ! Solving Systems of Linear Equations - Combines video and text ! Arizona State (Science Studio – Life Sciences) ! Khan Academy (Physics) ! Go Figure - Ohio State Geometry (A Twist on teaching)
  • 16. From itunes - Science Math• Podcasts - in Music App ! Discovery Networks ! PBS ! NASA ! Scientific American ! NOVA Science ! How on Earth• iTunes U – to Videos – iBooks – in Videos App ! MIT (Principles of Chemical Science) ! UCTV (Science on Saturdays) ! Arizona State (Science Studio – Life Sciences) ! Khan Academy (Physics) ! Earth & Life
  • 17. Math Apps• MathBot - Equation Editor• Quick Graph• PopMath Lite (Addition only) - Game• FreddyFraction - Fun game comparing decimals to fractions• Fraction Factory - Game to help estimate fractions• On the Spot - MS & HS Math concepts explained in videos (some free)• Algebra - Leveled problems to quiz you on your algebra skills• FreeGraCalc - Graphing Calculator
  • 18. 18Math Apps on my iPad
  • 19. Science Apps• Science360• Google Earth• 3D CellStain• PeriodicTable• ChemLife• Molecules• LabTimer• ExoPlanet (daily updated database of all discovered extrasolar planets)
  • 20. 20Science Apps on My iPad
  • 21. Teaching Tools• Timer +• Prezi Viewer (For Prezi users)• ScreenChomp, ShowMe, Educreations• Edmodo• Rowmote - $4.99• TeamViewer• Evernote• Dropbox
  • 22. Browser Apps• Safari - Comes pre-installed• Diigo Browser• Side by Side ! Compare two websites• iSwifter - $4.99 ! Accessing Interactive Websites
  • 23. News & Magazines• Flipboard• Zite• SkyGrid• Discovery• PBS
  • 24. Reference Apps• Howcast• Maps• The Weather Channel• WordWeb• iThesaurus• Calculator• Smithsonian Apps
  • 25. Video Apps• YouTube• SnagFilms• TED
  • 26. Apps for Creating Projects• SonicPicsLite• Comic Touch• CartoonStdio• StoryKit• VidEditorFree• PuppetPals HD• Videolicious• Splice• Blurb Mobile