Itunes Ipod101 Math


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This is a basic intro to your new iPod and iTunes along with special attention to free math content for your iPod in the iTunes store.

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    1. 1. iTunes and your iPod Spring Math Summit February 28, 2009 Reagan High School Houston Independent School District
    2. 2. What is a podcast? <ul><ul><li>A podcast is a multimedia file that can be distributed by subscription (usually free) over the Internet. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Files can be played by anything that will play an audio or video file i.e. cellphone, computer, mp3 player, iPod, etc. </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Types of podcasts <ul><ul><li>Audio Podcasting – speech and sounds only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced Podcasting – audio with images or slides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video Podcasting (Vodcast) – a full video with audio </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Why use podcasts? <ul><li>Professional enrichment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching with Smartboard - Grades 6-12 Math </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using the Equation Editor in Word - </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Content for remediation or extension </li></ul><ul><li>Absent student review </li></ul>
    5. 5. Why use podcasts? <ul><li>Show procedures, processes, reflective questions </li></ul><ul><li>Student projects - The Adventures of Dr. negative and Ms. Positive </li></ul><ul><li>weekly logic puzzle, lesson review, vocabulary, flash cards, etc. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Math Content – Reinforce & Extend <ul><li>Calculus - video </li></ul><ul><li>Adding Integers - video </li></ul><ul><li>Math Tutor - great for enrichment </li></ul><ul><li>Math Grad - short lessons on basic math </li></ul><ul><li>Math Factor – math conversations and puzzles </li></ul><ul><li>Math Mutation – fun interesting and just plain weird corners of mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Miss Davis Math Magic – 6 th grade Math </li></ul>For links to these resources see
    7. 7. Find your own Good Stuff <ul><li>Select iTunes U. </li></ul><ul><li>Put in your search term. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Navigation and Viewing Navigate back, forward and home. Change the way content appears.
    9. 9. Get it Free! Sort by price by clicking on the header.
    10. 10. Read Your Results Even when searching for podcasts apps or other items appear in the results. Often a video podcast will specify that in the title.
    11. 11. Save your podcasts <ul><li>Search for relevant content </li></ul><ul><li>Click subscribe or get episode </li></ul><ul><li>Go to your Podcast and listen to downloaded content </li></ul>algegra
    12. 12. Downloading from the web <ul><li>iTunes shows you that something is being downloaded. </li></ul><ul><li>When finished the number of podcasts you’ve downloaded will appear. </li></ul>
    13. 13. See your podcasts <ul><li>Click on Podcasts in iTunes to see the podcasts you’ve downloaded. </li></ul>
    14. 14. Get to know your iPod <ul><li>Hold Switch </li></ul><ul><li>Click Wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Center Button </li></ul><ul><li>Play/pause </li></ul><ul><li>Menu </li></ul><ul><li>Forward/back </li></ul><ul><li>Dock connector </li></ul><ul><li>Headphones port </li></ul>
    15. 15. Move podcasts to your iPod <ul><li>Note: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sync manually if you use more than one computer. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sync automatically only if you are a single computer user. </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Move podcasts to your iPod
    17. 17. Drag podcasts to your iPod
    18. 18. Always eject your iPod before removal
    19. 19. Connect to a different computer <ul><li>When you change computers, your iPod will ask if you want to sync – try it. All your podcasts will be gone and replaced with the ones on the new computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Manually managing your files is necessary if you use more than one computer with your iPod. </li></ul>
    20. 20. Appendix <ul><li>Where to find this presentation and resources </li></ul><ul><li>How to find and install iTunes </li></ul>
    21. 21. Find this presentation and other resources <ul><li> </li></ul>
    22. 22. Downloading and Installing iTunes Spring Math Summit February 28, 2009 Reagan High School Houston Independent School District
    23. 23. Getting iTunes Go to the following web address:
    24. 24. Download iTunes <ul><li>Uncheck the boxes and click the blue button </li></ul><ul><li>It is unnecessary to put in your email address. </li></ul>
    25. 25. Save the file Click Save Save it on your desktop.
    26. 26. Install <ul><li>Close your browser window </li></ul><ul><li>Double-click on the file iTunesSetup </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the program prompts to install the iTunes software </li></ul>
    27. 27. If you need assistance, call or email Marty Daniel [email_address] For campus professional development, call or email Pam Anderson [email_address]