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    1. 1. Exploring the iPad in Education<br />By,<br />Nand Kishore<br />
    2. 2. What is it?<br />A touch screen tablet<br />A mixture between a phone and laptop<br />Connects to the internet using 3G or wi-fi<br />Allows users to:<br />Browse the internet<br />Read and compose emails<br />Watch and listen to multi-media<br />THE APP STORE<br />
    3. 3. App Store<br />One of the greatest assets of the iPhone and iPad<br />Allows users to easily buy and download app for a variety of functions<br />Currently contains more than 400,000 apps<br />More than 80,000 apps are iPad specific<br />Over 14,000,000,000 total downloads so far<br />Review: http://youtu.be/y2Hz8dhQw8Q<br />
    4. 4. Types of Educational Apps<br />Types of Educational apps on the iPad include:<br />Productivity<br />Information/ Learning<br />Media, Games, and Entertainment<br />
    6. 6. Discussion Apps<br />Allows users to concurrently communicate with others<br />Real-time communication<br />Applications in group projects, meetings, lessons, etc.<br />
    7. 7. SyncPad<br />One of the best whiteboard apps<br />Real-time whiteboard discussion<br />Supports images, pdf’s, and dropbox<br />Great for teaching students remotely<br />
    8. 8. Airsketch<br />Similar to SyncPad as it is a whiteboard app<br />Supports pdf’s, images and drawings<br />Great for remote presentations<br />
    9. 9. GoToMeeting<br />Web Conference<br />Online meeting with anyone<br />Allows you to share applications or whole screen<br />
    10. 10. Fuze<br />Another meeting app<br />Great user-interface<br />Easy to collaborate, and supports Skype<br />
    11. 11. jabberPad<br />Another real-time whiteboard app<br />Runs through jabber<br />Easy and efficient to use<br />
    12. 12. Communication<br />Social Networking:<br />Facebook<br />Twitter<br />LinkedIn<br />Facetime<br />Skype<br />Fring<br />Includes many popular IM’s<br />FlickStackr<br />Mail<br />
    13. 13. RDM(Remote Desktop) and Screen Apps<br />Allows your iPad to become a remote desktop<br />Project your computer screen to your iPad<br />Enjoy movies, games, and productivity applications on your computer from your iPad<br />
    14. 14. Splashtop<br />Projects computer screen to iPad<br />Wirelessly control the computer from iPad<br />Enjoy all the content and applications on computer through iPad<br />You can even stream videos and possibly games! <br />
    15. 15. TeamViewer<br />Similar to Splashtop<br />Very simple to use<br />Great user-interface<br />
    16. 16. Document Reader/File Manager<br />Allows you to manage your files directly form your iPad<br />Can support popular syncing services<br />May include it’s own document editing software<br />
    17. 17. GoodReader<br />Amazing PDF reader and annotator<br />Supports various other formats<br />Organize your files easily<br />Transfer and sync files easily<br />
    18. 18. iAnnotate<br />Perhaps the best pdf reader and annotator<br />Many different options for annotating<br />Organize and send files<br />Review: http://youtu.be/k3g_wYr-vDI<br />
    19. 19. Dropbox<br />iPad version of the popular Dropbox service<br />Share files with other people<br />Update and sync back files<br />Amazing for group projects<br />
    20. 20. Notetaking Apps<br />Very useful for student<br />Take notes on the iPad, either through handwriting or typing<br />May support syncing to different devices to updates notes<br />Can also be like an organizer<br />
    21. 21. Evernote<br />Easiest and most comprehensive apps<br />Works with many different devices<br />Sync and organize notes between all devices<br />Review: http://youtu.be/Zkn4FSOTrXc<br />
    22. 22. Penultimate<br />Known as the best handwriting app<br />Take handwritten note very fast<br />Amazing handwriting experience<br />Organize notes into notebooks<br />
    23. 23. MindMash<br />Note-taking and brain-storming app<br />Put together pieces of notes, text, and media<br />Edit bits of data and organize into sheets<br />
    24. 24. ReadItLater<br />Easily save a webpage that you have seen<br />Allows you to access the webpages easily offline<br />Organizes webpages into lists<br />
    25. 25. Sundry Notes<br />Very easy to use note-taker<br />Write, draw, and import media<br />Collaborate with others on the same notes<br />
    26. 26. Other Organizers<br />EasyTask<br />e-Task<br />Sugar Sync<br />Inclass<br />iStudiez Pro<br />Noteshelf<br />Contacts<br />
    27. 27. eReader Apps<br />Great selling point for the iPad<br />Buy and downloads books very quickly<br />Easily accessible<br />Saves paper, all you need is your iPad for your whole collection of book.<br />
    28. 28. eReader apps<br />iBooks<br />Kindle<br />Google Books<br />Nook<br />Zinio<br />Inkling<br />Our Choice<br />iPDF Reader Free<br />
    29. 29. 2Screens<br />Great tool for presenting anything to anyone<br />Sophisticated with many options<br />Makes presentations look clean but animated<br />
    30. 30. Creation Apps<br />Create your own documents, spreadsheets, presentations, etc.<br />True productivity apps<br />Many are easy and cool to use<br />
    31. 31. iWork<br />Pages<br />Numbers<br />Keynote<br />
    32. 32. Replay Notes<br />Create video whiteboard lectures<br />Very easy to use<br />Share your videos with others<br />
    33. 33. Idea Sketch<br />Design charts and diagrams quickly and easily<br />Exceedingly easy interface<br />Save or share diagrams as pictures or text<br />
    34. 34. Quickvoice<br />One of the best voice recording software<br />Record lectures, podcasts, songs, etc.<br />Record anywhere in the field, then just email the recording<br />Applications in presentations and interviews<br />
    35. 35. Garageband<br />Create music directly form your iPad<br />Many different options and functions<br />Has significant music capability<br />
    36. 36. iMovie<br />Create and edit movies easily<br />The iPad can capture video<br />Then edit this using iMovie<br />
    37. 37. Dragon Dictation<br />An excellent speech recognition app<br />Useful for typing text messages, emails, etc.<br />Has amazing results<br />
    38. 38. Flash Cards Deluxe<br />One of the best flash card apps on the market<br />Excellent way to study for any subject<br />Create your own flash cards or use Quizlet’s existing repository<br />
    39. 39. Educational Apps<br />Made specifically for the purpose of teaching<br />Allows student to learn using the iPad<br />Apps can be very informative and creative<br />
    40. 40. iTunes University<br />Collection of educational videos and podcasts<br />Browse to hundreds of innovative lectures<br />Includes content from MIT, Stanford, etc<br />
    41. 41. Discovery<br />Collection of videos, articles, and media<br />Includes information about all the wonders of the world<br />Great educational app to use<br />
    42. 42. TED Talks<br />Mobile version of the popular TED talks<br />Allows you to browse through a wide selection of videos<br />Discover the recent innovative advancements in the world<br />
    43. 43. Science 360<br />Created by the National Science Foundation<br />Includes videos, photos, and stories from a variety of resources<br />Amazing science app with endless information<br />
    44. 44. How To Videos<br />Recently gaining popularity<br />Video tutorials on how to accomplish simple tasks<br />Videos range from a variety of subjects<br />
    45. 45. Examples of Educational Apps<br />Video Calculus<br />Physics Pro<br />iHomework<br />Rootology<br />Grammer Up<br />
    46. 46. Wolfram<br />Wolfram Alpha<br />Wolfram Course Assistant Apps:<br />Advanced Calculus<br />Chemistry<br />Etc.<br />
    47. 47. Instructional Apps<br />Sat Prep:<br />Sat Vocab<br />iLiveVocab Sat<br />Sat Connect<br />Sat Reading<br />
    48. 48. Reference Apps<br />Yelp<br />Google Maps<br />Google Earth<br />National Geographic: World Atlas<br />EMD PTE<br />
    49. 49. Media Apps<br />Youtube<br />iTunes<br />Pandora<br />
    50. 50. Explore Educational Apps on the Web<br />1. http://ipadeducators.ning.com/<br />2. http://ps10ipads.wikispaces.com/- <br />3. http://www.edtechteam.com/workshops/2011-04-10- <br />4. http://ipad.appstorm.net/roundups/lifestyle-roundups/11-interesting-educational-apps/<br />5. http://www.emergingedtech.com/2011/03/10-excellent-ipad-applications-for-teachers/<br />6. http://www.fastcompany.com/1733662/how-the-ipad-2-will-revolutionize-classroom-education<br />7. http://www.iear.org/<br />8. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/mobile-app-reviews/8542761/250-best-iPad-apps-education.html<br />
    51. 51. Explore Educational Apps on the Web<br />9. http://blog.stratepedia.org/2010/01/29/5-ways-the-ipad-and-education-could-go-together/<br />10. http://www.appannie.com/top/ipad/united-states/education/<br />11. http://www.apple.com/education/apps/<br />12. http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/<br />13. http://www.discoveryeducation.com/ipad/<br />14. http://www.ipadineducation.co.uk/iPad_in_Education/Welcome.html<br />15. http://ipad.appstorm.net/reviews/productivity/the-future-of-handwriting-upad-34<br />
    52. 52. Check it out<br />Go To http://www.beststudentapps.com to view the presentation. <br />
    53. 53. Works Cited<br />"100 Incredibly Useful & Free IPad Apps." AppStorm. 17 June 2010. Web. 29 June 2011. <http://iphone.appstorm.net/roundups/100-incredibly-useful-free-ipad-apps/>.<br />"App Store Metrics." 148Apps.biz. Web. 29 June 2011. <http://148apps.biz/app-store-metrics/?mpage>.<br />Apple IPad Video. Youtube. Apple, 27 Jan. 2010. Web. 29 June 2011.<br />Evernote for IPad Overview. Dir. Andrew. Youtube. 4 Apr. 2010. Web. 29 June 2011.<br />IAnnotate for IPad. Dir. Aji. Youtube. 19 May 2010. Web. 29 June 2011.<br />TechRadar. "Top 200 Best IPad Apps 2011." TechRadar UK. 15 June 2011. Web. 29 June 2011. <http://www.techradar.com/news/mobile-computing/tablets/top-200-best-ipad-apps-2011-681998>.<br />"Top 100 Free IPad Apps." 2 June 2011. Web. 29 June 2011. <http://web20education.amplify.com/2011/06/02/top-100-best-free-ipad-apps-edtech20-mlearning-slide2learn-edchat/>.<br />