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The ipad and it’s integration

  1. 1. Alyshia Rodriguez<br />844-06-7210<br />TEED 3035 (Online)<br />The iPad and it’s Integrationin the ESL Classroom<br />
  2. 2. Specifications<br />Developer - Apple Inc.<br />Manufacturer - Foxconn (on contract)<br />Type - Tablet media player/PC<br />Release date – Wi-Fi model (US): April 3, 2010 (2010-04-03), Wi-Fi + 3G Model (US): April 30, 2010 (2010-04-30), Both Models (International): May 28, 2010 (2010-05-28)<br />
  3. 3. Operating system - iPhone OS (modified) 3.2 <br />Power - Internal rechargeable non-removable 25 W·h (90 kJ) lithium-polymer battery<br />CPU - 1 GHz Apple A4PowerVR SGX 535 GPU<br />Storage capacity - Flash memory 16, 32, and 64 GB<br />
  4. 4. Memory - 256 MB DRAM built into Apple A4 package <br />Dimensions - 9.56 in (h), 7.47 in (w), 0.53 in (d)<br />Weight - Wi-Fi model: 680 g (1.5 lb)Wi-Fi + 3G model: 730 g (1.6 lb)<br />Price – starting at $499.00<br />
  5. 5. What is it?<br />It’s a lightweight, new class of device between smart phones and laptops.<br />Mobile tablet computer.<br />Used for: Internet browsing, media consumption, gaming, and light content creation. <br />
  6. 6. Features<br />Controlled by a multi-touch LCD sensitive to fingertips.<br />It runs iPad-specific applications as well as those written for the iPhone and iPod touch, including e-book readers.<br />Uses WiFi or its 3G data connection to browse the Internet, load and stream media, and install software.<br />
  7. 7. Optional Accessories<br />iPad Keyboard Dock with hardware keyboard<br />iPad Case – stands the iPad<br />iPad Dock with 30-pin connector and audio jack<br />iPad Dock Connector to VGA Adapter for external monitor or projector<br />iPad Camera Connection Kit including a USB Type A connector adapter and an SD card reader, for transferring photos and videos<br />iPad 10W USB Power Adapter with 2 A output <br />
  8. 8. Applications that already come with iPad<br />Safari iTunes Store<br />Mail App Store<br />Photos Maps<br />Video Notes<br />YouTube Calendar<br />iPod Contacts<br />Spotlight<br />
  9. 9. Integration in ESL classroom<br />There are many ways you can integrate the iPad in a classroom using it’s applications.<br />The iPad has thousands of applications that include education, entertainment, business, gaming, and many more. <br />You have the opportunity and accessibility of using calendars, dictionaries, news papers, among many others. <br />
  10. 10. Examples of applications <br />you can use in a classroom<br />
  11. 11. Dictionary App<br />
  12. 12. NY Times App<br />
  13. 13. Books App<br />
  14. 14. Shakespeare Pro App<br />
  15. 15. ABC Phonics Cards App<br />
  16. 16. These are just some of the many applications you can use in the ESL classroom.<br />The ipad is a new revolution, that is perfect for teachers.<br />It’s light weight is perfect for carrying around, and you are the one that decides which application to use.<br />Engineers say “the ipad is much more better than a laptop or a desktop”.<br />
  17. 17. Pros<br />You can connect it to a smart board and give a class.<br />You can take it back home and prepare a new class.<br />No worrying about pen drives and viruses. <br />Lightweight.<br />You have over a thousand options of applications you can use, which are very useful for teaching from pre K all the way to high school.<br />
  18. 18. Cons<br />No webcam<br />No Adobe Flash support<br />Can’t multitask<br />No USB port<br />No HDMI output<br />
  19. 19. Personal opinion<br />I think the iPad is great even though it has a couple of cons, we have to remember this is not a laptop or a computer. It’s a new technology designed to make things easier. <br />In the education area I think it is pretty good as well, you can do many things with it, from reading books to giving a phonetics class.<br />I also think that it is good because it is cheaper than a laptop or a desktop.<br />Overall I think it is great!<br />
  20. 20. What is iPad?<br />Thin <br />Beautiful<br />Goes any where and last all day<br />Powerful<br />Magical<br />Videos<br />Photos<br />Books<br />Revolution<br />

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