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    • Chris CasalTechnology Coordinator/TeacherP. S. 10 Brooklyn (15K010)ccasal@ps10.orgTwitter: @mr_casaliPads for Administrators -Classroom ObservationsSimple K12.com webinar - 2/12/131
    • iPads for ObservationsInstantsave yourself timePaperlesssave yourself time & moneyCollaborativesave yourself time, money & confusion2
    • AppsGoodReaderdesktop to iPad & back with easeGoogleDocsinstant solution from any connected deviceAudioNote, Notability, SoundNote, Teacher Notesnote taking apps easily adaptable to observationsCCL4s - Common Core Look Forsapp designed for observations with Common Core3
    • GoodReaderView almost any file formatSearch the web within the app and download filesdirectlyAnnotate PDF files with typewriter, shapes, andfreehand toolsgreat for “paperless” observations, form signing,running records, etc.App - $4.994
    • BenefitsThe instant, paperless, observation documentationuse pre-existing documentseasily import district/city/state/federal formsobservations as close to paper as possibleAll “paperwork” digitized & always at your fingertipsNot reliant on connectivityimport forms & work without network connection5
    • Convert .docx file toPDFSave it inDropboxFile -Save AsCreate or use a pre-existingword processing docuemnt tocreate iPad ready PDF6
    • Alphabetical filestructure - both filesand foldersSelect a file to view itSimilar user interface (folder/file nav & structure) to mostOS’ and apps such asDropboxBuilt inwebbrowserAvailableservers7
    • Connect to Dropbox todownload newly create PDFobservation formAvailableservers8
    • ...andDownloadSelect yourPDFs...9
    • ...andDownloadSelect yourlocaitonwithinGoodReader10
    • You cancreate newlocal folderson the fly11
    • Your observationforms are nowwithin theGoodReader app12
    • The observationdocument ready toannotateVarious view optionsVarious annotationoptions13
    • Annotation optionssuch as typing,highlightening,underlining andshapes...Freehanddrawing/writingText tool14
    • Before annotatingGoodReader willprompt options - savean annotated copy orreplace the originalReplace the original ofsave a copy15
    • Text box can contain asmuch, or as little, asneeded. Also, authornames can be set totrack multiple user editsTyping tool16
    • Freehand tool &toolbar - changecolor and linethickness17
    • Text editing toolbar18
    • Edited observationform19
    • Flatten all edits tocontain them within thePDF........ email or print fromthe app (compatibleprinter required)Direct export options20
    • Back within the mainfolder view of theGoodReader appNewly annotatedobservation form21
    • ManageGoodReaderfiles just as youwould on yourPCRenamefilesCreatefoldersMove files22
    • Easly give eachfinished form aunique teachername23
    • Upload your finished filesback to Dropbox the sameway you downloaded them tothe iPadUpload24
    • Google DriveFreeCreate, share & collaborate on documentsgreat for instant observations, easy sharing amongadministrative staff, collaborative nature of GoogleFree via iPad app “Google Drive” as well as mobilebrowsers (Safari, iChromy, Ginbox, etc)25
    • BenefitsFreeThe instant, paperless, observation documentationuse pre-existing documentsintegrated with Google Apps for Eduobservations easily sharableAll “paperwork” digitized & always at your fingertips26
    • Log in tor your Google Appsaccount from iPad’s Drive app27
    • Inside a folder view28
    • The downside...?... wait... what...Google has a “downside”...?29
    • Forms are a key part of Google Drive(just ask Jayme Linton) but at thistime they are not available via theiPad app (neither are Presentations)iOS app only supportsDocuments &Spreadsheets30
    • Google Docs doesn’t alwaysretain word procesingformattingLetterheadalteredCick to edit31
    • Editing view32
    • Rename files...33
    • Manage files...Share fromwithin theappDownside?Can’t duplicate files fromwithin the iOS app34
    • Not a big deal...... Drive on the iPad far more robust than pre-Drive(6/28/12 - Spreadsheet editing arrived 11/28/12)If you’re a Google Apps user, get familiar with the Driveapp, it will change your life...... or at least make it easier to bring GApps with you35
    • Other apps of noteAudioNote - Lite= free - full version $4.99CCL4s (Common Core Look Fors) - $2.99Notability - $1.99SoundNote - $4.99Teacher Notes - Lite=free - full version $4.9936
    • AudioNoteFree for Lite$4.99 for full versionincludes wifi & email sharingRecord audio while typing notes37
    • Lite Version - very basic buthandy for recording ambientaudio while taking observationnotes38
    • CCL4sCommon Core Look ForsMath & Technology$2.99Aligned to Common Core StandardsInclude photos & video with observationEmail observations directly from app39
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    • NotesPhotosStandards41
    • NotabilityNote taking & media recordingType, handwrite, record audio, insert picturesAnnotate PDFs$1.99Dropbox, Google Drive & WebDav integration42
    • AudioPhotosTools -Freehand,type,highlight43
    • Export44
    • SoundNoteNote taking & audio recordingtype or handwriteaudio time-syncs to typing/writingclick on a word and audio jumps to the point inrecording you made the note$4.99Dropbox integrationNotes can be emailed with audio45
    • Simple interfaceBiggest Selling point istext & handwritingtime-synced to audioAudio jumped tolocation ofrecoding when theword “was” waswrittenTools -Freehand,type46
    • Teacher NotesDesigned with teachers in mindset up with “classes” & “students”easily adaptable to “teachers” & “observations”set up with Domains & Content Area categoriesNote taking & audio recordingtype or handwriteadd pictures & videoFree for limited number of classes & students.Unlimited - $4.9947
    • Simple interfaceBiggest Selling pointmultiple inputs - audio,video, pictures, typingAudioVideoPictures48
    • Designed as a teachertool for use withclasses & students butcould easily bethought os as use withteachers &observations49
    • EvernoteGreat platformnotes, photos, tags, syncs across devicesmultiple associated appsMy issues with it:no freehand in EvernotePenultimate allows freehand but can’t add tags or editfrom EvernoteGreat platform note taking, documenting, etc. In my opinionit stumbles when working with freehand & PDFs50
    • SummaryGoodReaderbest PDF annotatorallows for most variety of sharing - email, Dropbox, Google,etcallows for instant use with current formsGoogle Drivefamiliar platformeasy to usefree51
    • SummaryAudioNote, Notability, SoundNotetype & handwrite notesrecord audio simultaneouslyTeacher Notesdesigned for teachers but includes media optionsCCL4sdesigned for Common Core52
    • ConclusionGoodReader gives an administrator the ability toinstantly use current forms and annotate directly onthem, without the need for paperGoogle Drive is a familiar, free, environment great forsharing & collaborationMany note-taking apps offer the ability to record whileyou type, making it easy to ensure you don’t missanythingWhat will work best for you...?53
    • ContactChristopher M. CasalTechnology Teacher/CoordinatorP. S. 10 (15K010)Email: ccasal@ps10.orgTwitter: @mr_casalDiigo: mrcasalps10ipads.wikispaces.comwww.mrcasal.com54