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This presentation provides educators at Crawford Central School District with an introduction to the use of iPods in the classroom.

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  1. 1. Jenn Galdon & Ann Noonen [email_address] .org [email_address] .org July 2008
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Tuesday (9:00 a.m. - noon) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EETT Grant Funds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iPod Pilot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equipment Intro </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Slideshare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Look At iTunes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connecting the iPod </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disconnecting the iPod </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-based Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wednesday (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Bloom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harvesting Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Turn </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. EETT Grant Funds <ul><li>Target English and Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware and Software </li></ul>
  4. 4. iPod Initiative <ul><li>Mail message </li></ul><ul><li>CPE Tracker registration </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8 iPods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AV Cable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Belkin TuneTalk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 MacBooks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To be stored in the Library and signed out </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. FACTS <ul><li>Don’t need an iPod </li></ul><ul><li>Not platform specific </li></ul><ul><li>Began in September 2004 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google search for “podcast” ~ 24 hits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Today ~ 162,000,000 </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Podcasting what??? <ul><li>Podcasts types </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio with still images (enhanced podcast) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video (vodcast) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Don’t need an iPod to create or view podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Think: Magazine subscription published </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only a podcast if you can subscribe </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. How It Works… <ul><li>You need a Web server </li></ul><ul><li>You create your content </li></ul><ul><li>Create the RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Audience is waiting to be thrilled by you </li></ul><ul><li>Use some kind of aggregator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iTunes is the most popular </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Podcasting in Plain English </li></ul>
  8. 8. Let’s get started… <ul><li>A Look at the </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iPods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AV Cables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TuneTalks </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. iPods Technical Specifications
  10. 10. AV Cable
  11. 11. TuneTalk
  12. 12. iTunes & iTunes Store Tour Username:  podcasting.session Password:  podcast1
  13. 13. iTunes <ul><li>Launch iTunes </li></ul><ul><li>Access the iTunes Store </li></ul><ul><li>“ Drive” around </li></ul>
  14. 14. Connecting the iPod <ul><li>Plug USB cable to high-powered USB 2.0 port </li></ul><ul><li>Connect the other end to the bottom of the iPod Classic </li></ul>
  15. 15. Disconnecting the iPod <ul><li>VERY IMPORTANT!! </li></ul><ul><li>Click the Eject Button next to the device name in the iTunes source list. </li></ul>NO = SAFE =
  16. 16. <ul><li>Great podcasts don’t live at the bottom of Bloom’s Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. How do I harvest a resource? <ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Point browser to a site that contains an mp3 file. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Right-click and select SaveTarget As </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save to Desktop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimize windows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Double click on the file </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check iTunes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now go back to the Web site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locate the lyrics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Additional information will be e-mailed to participants. </li></ul>
  18. 18. How do I harvest a resource? <ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Log into DiscoveryStreaming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www. discoveryeducaiton .com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Change to QuickTime </li></ul><ul><li>Search for FROGS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frogs: Facts and Folklore </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program Introduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on disk icon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure it is .mov </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save to location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access iTunes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File => Import </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Additional information will be e-mailed to participants. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Curriculum Applications <ul><li>Education Podcast Network </li></ul><ul><li>LearnOutLoud </li></ul><ul><li>Lit2Go </li></ul><ul><li>NECC 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Learning In Hand </li></ul><ul><li>iTunesU </li></ul>
  20. 20. Web-based Support Resources <ul><li>iPod 101 - Apple’s online tutorial </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Apple’s online support page </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Feature’s Guide </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FAQs for Podcast Fans </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Jenn Galdon & Ann Noonen [email_address] .org [email_address] .org July 2008