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Exploring iPads Staff Development

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Exploring iPads Staff Development

  1. 1. Exploring iPad&iOS DevicesAs a Teaching Tool&As a Learning Tool
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. Topics to cover• Getting to know the iPad• Apps for Teaching• Apps for Learning• Explore!
  4. 4. Getting to Know your iPad
  5. 5. Getting to Know the Interface• Swipe Apps pages• Dots for Pages• Search• Wiki – Quick Search of Wikipedia• Edit Search Order ▫ Settings > General > Spotlight
  6. 6. Getting to Know the Interface•Tapping•Scrolling•Flicking•Status…To the Top•Pinching & Zooming•Rotating
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. Getting to Know the Interface• Selecting Text ▫ Tap to Insert ▫ Tap & Hold ▫ Double-Tap ▫ Triple-Tap ▫ Tap & Drag
  9. 9. Tips & Tricks…• Using the Keyboard ▫ Tap vs Double-Tap ▫ Slide ▫ Hold  Word Processing (accents)  Web Browsing (.com, .org)• Changing Keyboard Settings ▫ Settings > General > Keyboard
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. Something for everyone
  14. 14. Adding Apps to your ipad• App Store ▫ Barracuda Warning• Searching Tips• From your Browser ▫ Adding to Home Screen
  15. 15. Teaching Tools•Timer +•ScreenChomp or ShowMe•Edmodo•Rowmote - $4.99
  16. 16. Browser Apps•Safari•Diigo Browser•Side by Side•iSwifter - $4.99 ▫Accessing Interactive Websites
  17. 17. Productivity Apps•Pages - $9.99•Keynote - $9.99•Dropbox•Evernote - Peek (Need Evernote)•7Notes HD
  18. 18. 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
  19. 19. News & Magazines•FlipboardvsNite•Life Magazine – Images•NPR•Discovery•PBS•USA Today, CNN, ABC News...
  20. 20. Reference Apps• Howcast• Maps• The Weather Channel• WordWeb• iThesaurus• Calculator• Smithsonian Apps
  21. 21. Video Apps•YouTube•SnagFilms•TED
  22. 22. Reading Apps•Kindle•Nook•iBooks
  23. 23. Apps for Creating stories• SonicPicsLite• Comic Touch• CartoonStdio• StoryKit• VidEditorFree• PuppetPals HD• Videolicious• Splice• Blurb Mobile

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