Apple iPad 2 and iMovie in the ClassroomGadget ReportUsing iMovie with the iPad 2EDUC 635Jenna Windle
• Steve Jobs knew there was a place in the market for a tablet. The hurdle was, finding the best time to launch one.• The iPad falls in between an iPhone and a laptop computer in size.• The iPad was actually conceptualized before the iPhone, but was released later.• Steve Jobs wanted to make available a product that had all of the capabilities of a handheld device, but with the screen size that would allow one to do more traditional computing.• The final product was not the first tablet on the market, but Jobs wanted it to be the best one.History of the iPad
• Over 200,000 apps to chooseThe iPad comes with a from through the App Storestandard, 9.7 inchtouch screen. It can be • Connects over Wi-Fi, throughsynced by connecting At&T and Verizon servicethrough a computer • Can be used as a personal hotspotand iTunes, or byconnecting over Wi-Fi. • Access to photos, videos, musicIt offers both front and and movies through the “cloud”back cameras capable • Dictation to messages, apps,of video and still documents and notesphotos.Important Features
New iPad iPad 2• High-resolution Retina display • 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch• 2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating• Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating • Support for display of multiple languages and• Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously characters simultaneously • Back camera: Video recording, HD (720p) up to 30• iSight camera: 5-megapixel with autofocus; tap to frames per second with audio; still camera with 5x focus; face detection in still images; video recording, digital zoom HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; • Front camera: Video recording, VGA up to 30 video stabilization frames per second with audio; VGA-quality still• FaceTime camera with VGA-quality photos and camera video at up to 30 frames per second • Tap to control exposure for video or stills• Photo and video geotagging • Photo and video geotagging over Wi-Fi Wi-Fi $499 16GBCarriers $599 32GB Carriers Wi-Fi $699 64GB Wi-Fi + 4G $399 16GB• Wi-Fi + 4G for AT&T $629 16GB • Wi-Fi + 3G for AT&T• Wi-Fi + 4G for Verizon $729 32GB • Wi-Fi + 3G for Verizon Wi-Fi + 3G $829 64GB $529 16GB Buyer’s Guide
Photo courtesy Apple, Inc. Apple Education - iPad makes the perfect learning companion. The Apple Education website gives information on applications for every classroom and links to help. 20 Amazing iPad Apps for Educators This website offers information on the most common and useful applications for the classroom.Teacher Resource Websites
TEACHING IDEASiMovie Application$4.99 in the App StoreAllows you to capture video, edit tracks, and add soundand graphics.
Language Arts Lesson Plan – Grade 8Creating Hunger Games Tribute Interviews using theiMovie Application on the iPad 2