What really matters... iPad 1 iPad 2 new iPad Camera: none front & rear front & rear Battery: 10 hours 10 hours 10 hours Thickness/ 13.4mm/680g 8.8mm/601g 9.4mm/652g Weight:Accelerometer/ Gyroscope: yes/no yes/yes yes/yes 16 GB only - 16, 32, 64 GBAvailability: none/used $399 starting at $499 OS: iOS 5 iOS 5 iOS 5
What is boils down to... Essentially, as long as your iPad is running the latest iOS version, currently 5.1, all generations of the iPad can do basically the same thing, run the same apps the newer the iPad the faster, cleaner & clearer the apps will run Biggest difference? Camera. #1 doesn’t have any Display, processor, size, weight, etc matter more to media & games and personal preference than they do to productivity apps, email, web...
Who owns it?Is this your personal iPad do you already have an iTunes account?Is this provided by your school/district/city/state? does your school/district/city/state have an iTunes policy?
Personal device... Set up with an iTunes account use pre-existing account, or... create new account if need be
Professional device... You have been issued the iPad is it pre-loaded with a school/district/city/state iTunes account? do you need to create an iTunes account per an ofﬁcial policy outline?
Teacher iPads @ PS 10PS 10 iPads Professional use only sync only to DOE classroom computer or iCloud create iTunes/iCloud account using DOE email use personal credit card 99% of apps used are free paid apps are paid for by teachers, no reimbursement
Initial use Conﬁgure your WiFi is there a proxy server? Set up your Mail Browse the App Store download some free apps Twitter, CNN, Zite, FlipBoard, Dropbox, Diigo, Evernote buy some worthwhile apps GoodReader, Notability, Remoter, Splashtop Browse the web Safari
What is this? As you are setting up your mail, downloading apps, and becoming familiar with the iPad operating system (iOS) make sure you have a relatively clear vision, goal, or mission for this device What are you hoping to do with the iPad? What do you want to do? What do you need to do?
Conﬁgure WiFi Get WiFi information from your IT is your network hidden? what password protocol does it use? WEP, WPA, WPA2, etc... is there a proxy server?
Your Network may or maynot be listed...if its “hidden” click “Other”
For “Other” - Enter yournetwork name & security protocol(ask local IT staff)
If your network uses a proxy ﬁrewall you can set thosepreferences here- again, ask for IT department for the speciﬁcs
Setting up email iPad supports virtually any platform You will need to contact local IT staff to get email server speciﬁcs
Sync your life Use the “cloud” to your advantage Many free services Dropbox, Box.net, iCloud Choose one your organization uses for easy ﬁle sync & colleague collaboration Have mobile access to all your work
DropboxOnline storageAutomatic syncing across devices & operating systems2 GB of storage free invite colleagues and get up to 16 GB free 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
Be productiveTake notes AudioNote - Lite= free - full version $4.99 Notability - $0.99 SoundNote - $4.99 Teacher Notes - Lite=free - full version $4.99Annotate ﬁles GoodReader - $4.99
Notability Note taking & media recording Type, handwrite, record audio, insert pictures $0.99 Dropbox & WebDav integration
GoodReaderView almost any ﬁle formatSearch the web within the app and download ﬁlesdirectlyAnnotate PDF ﬁles with typewriter, shapes, andfreehand tools great for “paperless” observations, form signing, running records, etc.App - $4.99
BeneﬁtsThe instant, paperless, observation, lesson or rubricdocumentation use pre-existing documents easily import district/city/state/federal forms observations, lessons & rubrics as close to paper as possible - digital portfolioAll “paperwork” digitized & always at your ﬁngertipsNot reliant on connectivity import forms & work without network connection
Text tool Freehand drawing/writingAnnotation options such as typing, highlightening, underlining and shapes...
If you’re feeling bold... You’re set up... You’re email is synced... You’re up and running with a cloud solution... You’re comfortable with iOS... Next step...
If you’re feeling bold... Remote control of your desktop from anywhere in the building, or anywhere on the internet...
Remoter VNC (Virtual Network Computing) app There are many others available LogMeIn Ignition - $99.99 Mocha VNC Lite - free (full version $5.99) Doceri Remote - free app, requires paid desktop component - IWB- centric Splashtop Remote - $4.99 - control IWB tools remotely Splashtop Whiteboard - $19.99 IWB without the IWB Remoter offers Mac key additions to the iPad keyboard (Command, Alt, etc) App - $0.99 (on sale - regularly $3.99)
Beneﬁts Inexpensive + easy to conﬁgure & use Remote access to your computer Full desktop control open & run application access desktop only programs like Outlook Use your SmartBoard while walking around the room Access your computer from anywhere in the building/ network