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Exploring iPads Staff Development
Exploring iPad&iOS DevicesAs a Teaching Tool&As a Learning Tool
Want these notes?• This presentation is posted on my blog - emeringt.blogspot.com• The list of ipad resources is in my MultiURL – http://www.multiurl.com/l/aJP
Topics to cover• Getting to know the iPad• Apps for Teaching• Apps for Learning• Explore!
Getting to Know the Interface• Swipe Apps pages• Dots for Pages• Search• Wiki – Quick Search of Wikipedia• Edit Search Order ▫ Settings > General > Spotlight
Getting to Know the Interface•Tapping•Scrolling•Flicking•Status…To the Top•Pinching & Zooming•Rotating
Getting to Know the Interface• Open Apps Stay Open ▫ Double-Tap Home ▫ Close Running Apps• Customize Your Bottom Row• iPod Controls ▫ Double-Tap Home & Swipe Left
Getting to Know the Interface• Selecting Text ▫ Tap to Insert ▫ Tap & Hold ▫ Double-Tap ▫ Triple-Tap ▫ Tap & Drag
Tips & Tricks…• Using the Keyboard ▫ Tap vs Double-Tap ▫ Slide ▫ Hold Word Processing (accents) Web Browsing (.com, .org)• Changing Keyboard Settings ▫ Settings > General > Keyboard
Tips & Tricks…• Using your Web Browsers ▫ Bookmarking ▫ Adding to your Home Screen• Screen Shots• Change Your Wallpaper ▫ From Settings ▫ From Photos• Other Settings ▫ Apps Settings ▫ Notifications ▫ Notes Fonts ▫ Pass Code ▫ Restrictions
Tips & Tricks…Troubleshooting• Quit an App…Did you quit it?• Force Quit an App ▫ Software ▫ Hardware – Don’t shut down• Shut Down & Restart• Force ReBoot• Restore from a Backup – Yep, Backup• RESET – THIS ONE COMES WITH A WARNING
Accessories I Love…• Bluetooth keyboards ▫ Zagg ▫ Apple• Screen Cover (protection & Smart)• Stands & Docks• Digital Camera Connection• Video Adapter(s) ▫ VGA ▫ HDMI• Stylus• Carry Case(s)• Speakers
From itunes• Podcasts - in Music App ▫ Discovery Networks ▫ PBS ▫ NASA ▫ Scientific American ▫ NOVA Science ▫ How on Earth• iTunes U – to Videos – iBooks– in Videos App ▫ MIT (Principles of Chemical Science) ▫ UCTV (Science on Saturdays) ▫ Arizona State (Science Studio – Life Sciences) ▫ Khan Academy (Physics) ▫ Earth & Life