P. S. 10 New York City Department of Education public school Park Slope vicinity, Brooklyn ~950 students Pre K- 5th grade 38 classroom teachers, 8 clusters, 6 related service providers, 2 coaches, 2 administrators fully connected via iPads, laptops, desktops, Google Apps & Dropbox...
DropboxOnline storageAutomatic syncing across devices & operating systems2 GB of storage free many ways to get additional storage, including referrals my referral link: http://db.tt/o2H8xmoApp - $Free
BeneﬁtsAccess ﬁles anywhere no more ﬂash/thumb drives no more bulky folders/binders of paperworkMultiple app integration GoodReader, PlainText, DropItTo.meShare ﬁles and folders for easy collaborationWork on local drive and Dropbox syncs automatically,no uploading needed - work ofﬂine & sync later
Uplaod ﬁles fromiPad to Dropbox Can set automatic uploads of Photos
Dropbox can be set toautomatically upload iPad/iPhone pics to a “Camera Uploads”folder or you can select manually Manually select your photos Manually choose any Dropbox folder as a destination
DROPitTOmewww.dropitto.meFree online site for submitting ﬁles to DropboxSet up custom URL for Dropbox submission Students can upload ﬁlesNot an iPad app but a great way to extend thecollaborative capabilities of DropboxWeb based - $Free
DROPitTOmeSet up a custom address, in this casewww.dropitto.me/mrcasalPassword protect uploads if you like...
DROPitTOmeEasy, standard upload interfaceSearch your hard drive for any ﬁle and upload...
Inside main Dropbox directory is a “Dropitto.me” folder
PlainText Simple note taking app Has the ability to sync with Dropbox Take notes and they are immediately backed up online App - $Free (ad supported, $4.99 ad free)
Appears in Dropbox in the exact same ﬁlestructure as within the app itself
Classroom UsesStore lessons share with colleagues, substitutes, administrationAlways have access to documents - start at home,ﬁnish at school... home, school, iPad - all syncedHave students turn in work from any computer viaDropItTo.meShare paperless memos with staff
Other PlayersGoogle Drive much more competitive since moving from “Documents” to “Drive” platform 5 GB free. No free storage upgrades tied to a single Google accountSkyDrive Microsoft Only supports Mac OS 10.7 or later
Why Dropbox for me? Love Google but have multiple Google accounts Drive syncs to only one on the desktop Dropbox allows me to access ﬁles regardless of which Google account I’m in Keeps ﬁles native, doesn’t convert to Google Docs Longtime Dropbox user 3rd school year Drive released 4/24/12. Share & collaborate with Dropbox users, regardless of their Google use & comfort Opportunities for free storage upgrades
Contact Christopher M. Casal Technology Teacher/Coordinator P. S. 10 (15K010) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @mr_casal Diigo: mrcasal ps10ipads.wikispaces.com www.mrcasal.com