Enriching Instruction With The iPad


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The iPad might herald a shift in the way computers are used in education. No longer do we need to take students to a computer lab. Rather, the computer is in their hands! This presentation discusses that shift and provides sample apps suitable for the classroom along with lesson ideas.

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Enriching Instruction With The iPad

  1. 1. Enriching Instruction With the iPad Image: Apple.com
  2. 2. Lucas Gillispie Pender County Schools On Twitter: @PCSTech
  3. 3. When We Think of Computers...
  4. 4. The Computer Lab ...is going away.
  5. 5. What if Computers Became... invisible ?
  6. 6. Hmm...
  7. 7. See The Difference?
  8. 8. This is Pretty Simple
  9. 9. The World At Your Your Students’ Fingertips ...literally!
  10. 10. “ Why Do I Need You If I Can Just Google It?”
  11. 11. We Need Teachers More Than Ever Before!
  12. 12. The Classroom May Look Different
  13. 13. It Is Not “Just For Consumption”
  14. 14. Let Your Students CREATE !
  15. 15. Project Starters
  16. 16. Apps In Isolation
  17. 17. Weather Data Collection: WeatherBug Elite
  18. 18. Weather Data Collection: WeatherBug Elite <ul><li>Average highs and lows over the course of the semester. </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison of weather around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Accuracy of weather forecasting. </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of weather patterns from radar data. </li></ul><ul><li>Weather journals. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Current Events: AP News
  20. 20. Current Events: AP News <ul><li>Current events in pictures. </li></ul><ul><li>Location-based news research. What’s happening in that country? </li></ul><ul><li>This week in Politics? Science? Nigeria? </li></ul><ul><li>News important to me. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Explore Astronomy: GoSkyWatch Planetarium
  22. 22. Explore Astronomy: GoSkyWatch Planetarium <ul><li>Constellations research. </li></ul><ul><li>Where is Jupiter today? Next week? On October 9 th , 2036? </li></ul><ul><li>Backyard astronomy. </li></ul><ul><li>Where will the moon rise? </li></ul>
  23. 23. “ What If?” History: Civilization Revolution Lite
  24. 24. “ What If?” History: Civilization Revolution Lite <ul><li>Can you achieve a diplomatic or cultural victory? </li></ul><ul><li>What if Ghandi was militant? </li></ul><ul><li>Journal as a historical leader. </li></ul><ul><li>Compare game outcomes to historical ones. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Apps In Combination
  26. 26. + + Civic Engagement My Congress Constitution and Federalist Papers Email App
  27. 27. + + Student-Created Video Reports on Countries and Cultures Storyrobe World Factbook 2010 Google Earth
  28. 28. Get More Resources and Ideas: http://ipodtouchclassroom.pbworks.com – by Lucas Gillispie and Craig Lawson http://learninginhand.com/ - by Tony Vincent http://iear.org – by Scott Meech and more. All Session Resources Available At: http://pcs-tech.pbworks.com
  29. 29. http://www.flickr.com/photos/inorman/4486954048 http://www.flickr.com/photos/ocell/2118446465 http://www.flickr.com/photos/personalspokesman/105737843/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/clintjcl/169886338/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/shinyai/278022940/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/earlysound/4490601295/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/scottfeldstein/152554805/ http://www.geeky-gadgets.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/apple-ipad22.jpg http://www.flickr.com/photos/benrussell/1477899923/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/4659422431/ http://kimvibrance.blogspot.com/ http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_7SVSAcj5xz4/SfTGtDxyd3I/AAAAAAAAB-Q/JT8jLZRvWhY/s400/movie4.jpg http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/1354739463/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/aperturismo/4488250788/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/pedromourapinheiro/3110300295/ App Icons and Screenshots from Appshopper.com Image Credits:
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