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Nexus 7 for Adult Education 
Nell Eckersley
Objectives 
 Integrating mobile technology 
 Navigating the Nexus 7 
 Choosing Android apps for education 
2
Integrating Mobile Technology 
 Inside the classroom 
 Outside the classroom 
3
4 http://www.hippasus.com/rrpweblog/
EveryoneOn 
5 http://www.everyoneon.org/adulted
EveryoneOn 
6
Navigating the Nexus 7 
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Nexus 7 
 Up to 8 user accounts on each Nexus 7 
8
9
Notifications 
 Swipe down from the top of screen 
to view your notifications, and 
swipe up to close the notification 
w...
Keyboard & Autocorrect 
 If you'd rather do without the typing suggestions, 
open Settings, choose "Language & input" und...
Screenshots 
 To take a screenshot on your new Nexus 7, hold 
in the volume down and the power buttons at 
the same time....
Adding Website Shortcuts to Homescreen 
13
MRNY Student Website 
Now you try-add the MRNY Student website 
bookmark to your home screen 
1. Open Chrome 
2. Type in t...
Organizing Your Apps 
 To remove or move an app, hold your finger 
down on the app until the Remove label shows 
up at th...
Tech Tips for Teachers 
 Online Advocacy Activity 
 Using the Immigrant Nation Website - Share Your 
Ideas! 
 Using Onl...
Android Apps for Education 
17
Apps 
 QR Droid 
 Chrome/FirefoxBETA 
 Quizlet 
 Book Creator 
 Kindle and/or Nook 
 Movenote for 
Education 
18 
 ...
How do we get everyone to here? 
1. http://youtu.be/- 
19 
GHWBV54iU8?list=PLWVdtJgmpwAEDoZQZT 
zZA5pN__4oihNMy 
2. http:/...
QR Code Readers 
 QR Codes can be used with a mobile device like a 
smart phone or a tablet that has access to the intern...
Choosing Apps 
21
Choosing Apps 
Ask you students “How do you choose which app 
to download?” 
 Reviews 
 Ratings 
 Description 
 Cost 
...
Image with Narration 
To hear about this photo 
go to this link 
http://vimeo.com/64923339 
or scan this QR Code 
Tools us...
QR Codes in Education 
 QR Codes in Adult Education (video) 
 Make your own QR Code Scavenger Hunt! 
 Scavenger Hunt 
...
Make Your Own QR Code 
 Bitly (for URL’s) https://bitly.com/ 
 Google (for URL’s) http://goo.gl/ 
 Kaywa (for URL’s and...
Shortening Links 
26 
You can use BitLy to 
shorten URL’s without 
creating an account 
https://bitly.com/ 
26
Make Your Own QR Code 
1. Paste the Bitly 
shortened URL in the 
address bar of your 
browser 
2. Type .qr at the end of 
...
Uh oh, Bitly 
doesn’t make 
QR codes 
anymore…. 
now what? 
28
QR Codes from KAYWA 
 http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ 
29
Quizlet 
 Flash cards with sound, you can make your own 
sets, students can make their own sets or you 
can find other pe...
Book Creator 
 You can make books with images, words, videos 
and audio. Books can be uploaded to Google 
Books or YouTub...
Movenote for Education 
 Movenote allows you to create instructional 
videos with an image or PowerPoint in the main 
are...
Flickr 
 Flickr is a photo sharing site—you can share 
your photos or find photos other people have 
uploaded 
 Flickr C...
Android Education Apps 
https://play.google.com/store/apps/category/EDUCATION 
34
Games & Dictionaries 
 http://www.androidauthority.com/best-android-apps- 
35 
esl-learning-english-95816/ 
 Madlibs 
ht...
Weebly Interface 
36 http://nelightful.weebly.com/blog1
Weebly Forms 
 Create a Contact Form 
 Collect Form Submissions 
 Edit the Contact Form Address 
 Add an Email Newslet...
Weebly Tutorial 
 http://help.weebly.com/beginners-guide.html 
38
My contact info 
Nell Eckersley 
 Email: nelle@lacnyc.org 
 Twitter: http://twitter.com/LACNYCnell 
 LINCS Technology a...
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  1. 1. Nexus 7 for Adult Education Nell Eckersley
  2. 2. Objectives  Integrating mobile technology  Navigating the Nexus 7  Choosing Android apps for education 2
  3. 3. Integrating Mobile Technology  Inside the classroom  Outside the classroom 3
  4. 4. 4 http://www.hippasus.com/rrpweblog/
  5. 5. EveryoneOn 5 http://www.everyoneon.org/adulted
  6. 6. EveryoneOn 6
  7. 7. Navigating the Nexus 7 7
  8. 8. Nexus 7  Up to 8 user accounts on each Nexus 7 8
  9. 9. 9
  10. 10. Notifications  Swipe down from the top of screen to view your notifications, and swipe up to close the notification window.  To dismiss a notification, swipe sideways to remove it from the list, or press the icon in the top-right corner of the window to dismiss all listed notifications. To open a notification, press it to start the app it's associated with. The notification will be removed from the list automatically. 10 Quick Settings:  Sliding down from the top-right corner of the screen displays the Quick Settings window, which has shortcuts to your Settings, wireless and airplane-mode options, brightness controls, and other settings http://www.cnet.com/how-to/quick-and-simple-time-saving-tips-for-the-nexus- 7/
  11. 11. Keyboard & Autocorrect  If you'd rather do without the typing suggestions, open Settings, choose "Language & input" under Personal, press the Quick Settings icon to the right of the entry for your keyboard in the Keyboard & Input Methods list, choose "Auto-correction" 11 under Text Correction, and set the Auto-correction option to Off.
  12. 12. Screenshots  To take a screenshot on your new Nexus 7, hold in the volume down and the power buttons at the same time. After a brief pause, you'll hear an audible noise and see an animation.  Screenshots are automatically saved to your Gallery but you can upload them to email, Dropbox etc. http://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-take-a-screenshot-on-the-nexus-7/ 12
  13. 13. Adding Website Shortcuts to Homescreen 13
  14. 14. MRNY Student Website Now you try-add the MRNY Student website bookmark to your home screen 1. Open Chrome 2. Type in this URL: 14 http://mrnystudent.weebly.com/ 3. Click on the menu button and select add to home screen 4. Rename the link so it is useful 5. Check to see that the bookmark is on your home screen
  15. 15. Organizing Your Apps  To remove or move an app, hold your finger down on the app until the Remove label shows up at the top of the screen  Drag the app to the Remove label if you want to remove it form the screen  Drag the app to the side of the screen to move the app onto another “page”  Drag the app icon onto another app icon to create a folder  Tap the folder once to name the folder or move an app out of the folder 15
  16. 16. Tech Tips for Teachers  Online Advocacy Activity  Using the Immigrant Nation Website - Share Your Ideas!  Using Online Tools to Solve Everyday Cooking Problems  Using Spreeder for Teaching Reading - Guest Post by Sharon Hennessy  A Revolution: Adding Activities to Any YouTube  Tech Tips for Teachers is a blog for adult education teachers and tutors looking for straight-forward help to integrate technology into instruction. Don't miss our upcoming Connected Educator Month Contest. Share an example of effective use of technology in adult education for a chance to win $50!  16 Deadline: October 15 submission guidelines.
  17. 17. Android Apps for Education 17
  18. 18. Apps  QR Droid  Chrome/FirefoxBETA  Quizlet  Book Creator  Kindle and/or Nook  Movenote for Education 18  YouTube  Flickr  Evernote  Google Drive  Dropbox  Microsoft office mobile Username: adultlit@maketheroadny.org Passwor d : August2014!
  19. 19. How do we get everyone to here? 1. http://youtu.be/- 19 GHWBV54iU8?list=PLWVdtJgmpwAEDoZQZT zZA5pN__4oihNMy 2. http://bit.ly/1uTrPtw 3. QR Code
  20. 20. QR Code Readers  QR Codes can be used with a mobile device like a smart phone or a tablet that has access to the internet  The device must have an QR Code reader (also called scanner) app installed  Android Devices: QR Droid NOTE: You should NOT have to pay money or give information about yourself when selecting and installing a QR Code reader or scanner 20
  21. 21. Choosing Apps 21
  22. 22. Choosing Apps Ask you students “How do you choose which app to download?”  Reviews  Ratings  Description  Cost 22
  23. 23. Image with Narration To hear about this photo go to this link http://vimeo.com/64923339 or scan this QR Code Tools used to create this: https://www.google.com/voice https://www.dropbox.com http://vimeo.com http://qrcode.kaywa.com/dashboard/ 23
  24. 24. QR Codes in Education  QR Codes in Adult Education (video)  Make your own QR Code Scavenger Hunt!  Scavenger Hunt  5 Real Ways To Use QR Codes In Education  Black & White and Scanned All Over (video)  QR Codes Connect Students to Books  Shambles QR Code Resource  Desktop QR Code Reader  QR Codes in Education Livebinder  50 QR code resources for the classroom 24
  25. 25. Make Your Own QR Code  Bitly (for URL’s) https://bitly.com/  Google (for URL’s) http://goo.gl/  Kaywa (for URL’s and contact info) http://qrcode.kaywa.com/  ScanLife (for URL’s and contact info) http://www.scanlife.com/en/  ZXING (for URL’s, wifi, contact info and more) http://zxing.appspot.com/generator/ 25
  26. 26. Shortening Links 26 You can use BitLy to shorten URL’s without creating an account https://bitly.com/ 26
  27. 27. Make Your Own QR Code 1. Paste the Bitly shortened URL in the address bar of your browser 2. Type .qr at the end of the shortened URL 3. Hit the Enter key 4. Up will come your QR Code 27
  28. 28. Uh oh, Bitly doesn’t make QR codes anymore…. now what? 28
  29. 29. QR Codes from KAYWA  http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ 29
  30. 30. Quizlet  Flash cards with sound, you can make your own sets, students can make their own sets or you can find other people’s sets.  Join our class http://quizlet.com/join/qddVHPR7v  http://quizlet.com/  http://community.eflclassroom.com/page/quizlet- 1 30
  31. 31. Book Creator  You can make books with images, words, videos and audio. Books can be uploaded to Google Books or YouTube  Your First Book http://support.redjumper.net/entries/27222102- Your-first-book  Support forums http://support.redjumper.net/forums  Book Creator - Application of App That Reaches Modification on SAMR http://bit.ly/BookCreatorSAMR 31
  32. 32. Movenote for Education  Movenote allows you to create instructional videos with an image or PowerPoint in the main area and your own face recorded narrating information about the image/Powerpoint  Movenote tutorials on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/Movenote  http://www.emergingedtech.com/2013/11/moven ote-another-easy-free-tool-for-creating-digital-learning- 32 content/
  33. 33. Flickr  Flickr is a photo sharing site—you can share your photos or find photos other people have uploaded  Flickr Commons https://www.flickr.com/commons  Library of Congress photos on Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/Library_of_Congre ss  Lesson ideas for using photos for EL Civics instruction http://www.elcivics.com/ 33
  34. 34. Android Education Apps https://play.google.com/store/apps/category/EDUCATION 34
  35. 35. Games & Dictionaries  http://www.androidauthority.com/best-android-apps- 35 esl-learning-english-95816/  Madlibs https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=co m.portdusk.android.madlibsfree&hl=en  Johnny Grammar Word Challenge https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=co m.ubl.spellmaster&hl=en
  36. 36. Weebly Interface 36 http://nelightful.weebly.com/blog1
  37. 37. Weebly Forms  Create a Contact Form  Collect Form Submissions  Edit the Contact Form Address  Add an Email Newsletter / Auto-Responder Form 37
  38. 38. Weebly Tutorial  http://help.weebly.com/beginners-guide.html 38
  39. 39. My contact info Nell Eckersley  Email: nelle@lacnyc.org  Twitter: http://twitter.com/LACNYCnell  LINCS Technology and Learning Group https://community.lincs.ed.gov/  Website: http://nelightful.weebly.com/ 39

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