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    1. 1. Jeremy Brueck Web Services Manager e-Read Ohio at The University of Akron [email_address] iNtegration: iCan, iWill, iPod! iNtegration: iCan, iWill, iPod!
    2. 2. Who We Are <ul><li>e-Read Ohio is a division of the Reading First - Ohio Center. </li></ul><ul><li>The goal of e-Read Ohio is to create an online professional development system for teachers in grades Pre-K-12. </li></ul><ul><li>This initiative was originally funded by No Child Left Behind through Reading First when the Reading First-Ohio Center for Professional Development and Technical Assistance in Effective Reading Instruction was formed. </li></ul>
    3. 3. What We Do <ul><li>Now expanded through funds from the Ohio Department of Education’s Literacy Educator Training: e-Learning ( LETe ) program, e-Read Ohio: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides effective and efficient high-quality online professional development in the area of literacy for Ohio’s teachers, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selects and trains online instructors across the state, and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Builds Ohio’s learning objects repository for professional development. </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Today you will… <ul><li>Utilize iPod for more than just playing music. </li></ul><ul><li>Discover what other people are doing with their iPods. </li></ul><ul><li>Find out what educators can do with iPods. </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge the gap between the Educators’ Reality and our Kids’ Reality. </li></ul>
    5. 5. 21st centRe skiLz <ul><li>Information and communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking and problem-solving skills </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal and self-direction skills </li></ul><ul><li>Global awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Financial, economic, and business skills </li></ul><ul><li>Civic literacy </li></ul>
    6. 6. Educators’ Reality No Child Left Behind NCLB Local Report Card LRC Ohio Graduation Test OGT Ohio Achievement Test OAT Adequate Yearly Progress AYP Kindergarten Readiness Assessment – Literacy KRA-L Developmental Reading Assessment DRA Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills DIBELS Limited English Proficient LEP ACADEMIC CONTENT STANDARDS
    7. 7. Kids’ Reality <ul><li>DVD </li></ul><ul><li>mp3 </li></ul><ul><li>X-Box </li></ul><ul><li>Wii </li></ul><ul><li>iPod </li></ul><ul><li>TXT </li></ul>
    8. 8. Generational Differences To truly understand today’s students, we must understand how deeply and pervasively technology has permeated their lives… <ul><li>Jim Gaston, Associate Director, District IT </li></ul>Matures Baby Boomers Gen X iPod Gen Birth Dates 1900-1946 1946-1964 1965-1982 1982-1991 Description <ul><li>Greatest Generation </li></ul><ul><li>Me Generation </li></ul><ul><li>Latchkey Generation </li></ul><ul><li>Millenials </li></ul>Attributes <ul><li>Command and Control </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Sacrifice </li></ul><ul><li>Optimistic </li></ul><ul><li>Workaholic </li></ul><ul><li>Independent </li></ul><ul><li>Skeptical </li></ul><ul><li>Hopeful </li></ul><ul><li>Determined </li></ul>Likes <ul><li>Respect for Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Family </li></ul><ul><li>Community Involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Work Ethic </li></ul><ul><li>Can-Do Attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Multitasking </li></ul><ul><li>Work-Life Balance </li></ul><ul><li>Public Activism </li></ul><ul><li>Latest Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul>Dislikes <ul><li>Waste </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Laziness </li></ul><ul><li>Turning 50 </li></ul><ul><li>Red Tape </li></ul><ul><li>Hype </li></ul><ul><li>Anything Slow </li></ul><ul><li>Negativity </li></ul>
    9. 9. Educational Reality <ul><li>“… marks an important stage in education. It's the first time that 16 year olds entering the job market have been brought up entirely in the era of the internet. Five year olds heading into primary school have been brought up entirely in the age of one click publishing.” </li></ul><ul><li>Ewan McIntosh </li></ul>Social media's impact on children and their impact on the workplace of 2020
    10. 10. The iPod Generation Student <ul><li>Digital Natives </li></ul><ul><li>Always Connected </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate Access </li></ul><ul><li>Multitasking </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement and Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Social – Enjoy teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul>
    11. 11. The iPod Generation Student <ul><li>Thought process has evolved around the web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You were raised reading books – they were raised on the web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books reinforce a linear style of thinking and reasoning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They have developed a “ hypertext ” style of thinking </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Teaching the iPod Generation <ul><li>High level of interaction, online and in person. </li></ul><ul><li>Engaged in the learning process, not just passive receptors of learning. </li></ul><ul><li>A key component of the iPod Gen definition of technology is customization. </li></ul><ul><li>Using technology to increase customization, convenience and collaboration is well received by iPod Gen. </li></ul>Educators must possess the ability to adapt technology to meet individual needs, rather than vice versa.
    13. 13. How are people using iPod? The iPod-Photo Stereoscope 1900s 2000s
    14. 14. Nike + iPod <ul><li>iPod Nano becomes your coach. Your personal trainer. Your favorite workout companion. </li></ul>
    15. 15. Nike + iPod <ul><li>Sneaker-based sensor combines with another sensor attached to the iPod Nano to allow users to enter and view workout data using the iPod's menus. </li></ul><ul><li>Audio prompts can provide distance and time info. </li></ul><ul><li>Workout data can be uploaded to Nike site for analysis and comparison. </li></ul>
    16. 16. Nike + iPod <ul><li>Check your speed, distance, & calories burned — by run, by week, or by month — from a graphical interface </li></ul><ul><li>Remember each run </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze your performance </li></ul>
    17. 17. <ul><li>FREE, for-fun service that lets you combine maps of runs with the information you've recorded </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    18. 18. iPod Mods <ul><li>Modding is a slang expression used for describing the act of modifying a piece of hardware or software to perform a function not intended by someone with legal rights concerning that modification. </li></ul>
    19. 19. iPod Hacks <ul><li>LINK </li></ul> <ul><li>Enhance iPod's capabilities or get rid of functions that users find annoying. </li></ul>
    20. 20. How can educators use iPod? <ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GarageBand </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital Media Projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iPhoto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iMovie </li></ul></ul>
    21. 21. Podcasting <ul><li>What is a Podcast? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A media file (mp3) that is distributed by subscription over the Internet using syndication feeds, for playback on mobile devices and personal computers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R eal S imple S yndication </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why use Podcasts? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides students with an authentic audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase student motivation to write </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve fluency and listening skills </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Finding Podcasts <ul><li>iTunes Store </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Browse </li></ul><ul><li>Search by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Title </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Author </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Description </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Category </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. Other Podcast Resources <ul><li>Podcast Alley </li></ul><ul><li>Pick a Genre </li></ul><ul><li>Search by Keyword </li></ul><ul><li>EPN </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Podcasts </li></ul>
    24. 24. Creating a Podcast <ul><li>Getting Started: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microphone </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audio editing program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audacity is a powerful, cross-platform and open-source audio editing software program ideally suited for classroom podcasting. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Podcast publishing tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Podifer is a free podcast publishing tool to help podcast creators publish their audio files to an Internet server and create an RSS feed </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    25. 25. Classroom Podcasts <ul><li>1st Grade On Air </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our group read the book No Puppies Today for literature circles. We changed the story to No Hamsters Today and recorded it using GarageBand. We also added some music to our story. We hope you enjoy it! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Room 208 </li></ul><ul><li>Radio WillowWeb </li></ul>
    26. 26. Digital Media Projects <ul><li>Why use Digital Media Projects? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Remember, this stuff isn’t new to them </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance learning in all subject areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides an effective tool for group collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate project-based learning for students with all learning styles and skills. </li></ul></ul>
    27. 27. iPhoto <ul><li>Easy tool for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Importing digital photos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizing digital photos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Editing digital photos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing digital photos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You can also use iPhoto with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scanned artwork or photos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Images from resource CDs or the Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Artwork created in other applications </li></ul></ul>
    28. 28. iPhoto Slideshows <ul><li>Pictures from iPhoto can be exported to the iPod for viewing. </li></ul><ul><li>You can also create slideshows in iPhoto and export to the iPod. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add transitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance with audio </li></ul></ul>
    29. 29. Picasa: iPhoto for PC <ul><li>Picasa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Locate and organize photos on your PC. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edit and add effects to your photos with a few simple clicks. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share your photos with others through email, prints, web & iPod </li></ul></ul>
    30. 30. How can students use iPhoto? <ul><li>To present science experiment data in a slideshow </li></ul><ul><li>To create class poetry books </li></ul><ul><li>To produce a storybook in a foreign language </li></ul><ul><li>To develop a slideshow of patterns and shapes around the school </li></ul><ul><li>To document class field trips </li></ul><ul><li>To organize photos for a class movie project </li></ul>
    31. 31. Transferring photos to iPod <ul><li>You can easily import your photo library to your iPod. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose your iPod from DEVICES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on the Photo tab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose your sync location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click Apply </li></ul></ul>
    32. 32. Video on the iPod <ul><li>iTunes software allows you to download movies and TV shows then sync them to your iPod. </li></ul>
    33. 33. Transferring video to iPod <ul><li>You can easily import your own movies to your iPod. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose your iPod from DEVICES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on the Movies tab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose your sync location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click Apply </li></ul></ul>
    34. 34. Enabling iPod Disk Mode <ul><li>You can use your iPod as a drive to store and transfer data files. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose your iPod from DEVICES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on the Summary tab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select from Options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manually manage: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>iTunes won't automatically update iPod with the iTunes library. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enable disk use: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>iTunes automatically updates your iPod </li></ul></ul></ul>
    35. 35. iPod Software <ul><li>Shareware </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Typically obtained free of charge by downloading from the Internet. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A shareware program is accompanied by a request for payment, and the software's distribution license often requires such a payment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A user tries out the program, and thus shareware has also been known as &quot;try before you buy&quot;. </li></ul></ul>
    36. 36. iPod Software <ul><li>Freeware </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copyrighted computer software which is made available for use free of charge, for an unlimited time. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authors of freeware often want to &quot;give something to the community&quot;, but also want credit for their software and to retain control of its future development. </li></ul></ul>
    37. 37. k-pod 1.0 <ul><li>This application directly syncs your inbox with your iPod without an e-mail client. </li></ul> Freeware PodMail 2.0.3 <ul><li>Allows users to synchronize their email with their iPod for portable offline viewing. </li></ul> Freeware
    38. 38. iDirectionz 1.0 <ul><li>This program allows you to store simple driving directions directly on your iPod. </li></ul> Freeware PodQuest 1.8.7 <ul><li>Application for Mac OS X that allows you to download driving directions to your iPod </li></ul> Shareware - $9.95
    39. 39. Text Reader 1.2.1 <ul><li>This program allows you to convert text files to audio. You can also change the rate and pitch of speech. </li></ul> Freeware iPod eBook Creator <ul><li>This utility loads large text file and splits it into iPod notes. All iPod notes will be automatically linked. </li></ul> Freeware
    40. 40. iPresent It <ul><li>Convert your PowerPoint and PDF presentations into slideshows that are synced with your iPod. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Works with any iPod with a color screen. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create slideshow images from any of your PowerPoint or PDF presentations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full drag and drop support for adding presentations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preview slides as they're converted into a slideshow. </li></ul></ul> Shareware - $17.95
    41. 41. iSpeak It <ul><li>Listen to your documents on your iPod. </li></ul><ul><li>Take any document or RSS feed and convert it into iTunes audio track. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Load and edit any document. iSpeak It provides built-in support for PDF, Word, Pages 2, AppleWorks, RTF, HTML or text. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Split long documents into multiple tracks, just like audiobooks. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make documents bookmarkable so they remember where you left off, just like audiobooks. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download news, weather forecasts and driving directions. </li></ul></ul> Shareware - $19.95
    42. 42. iPDA <ul><li>Transfer your Personal information management ( PIM) data to your iPod so it's available whenever you need it </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer your Entourage events, contacts, messages, notes and tasks to your iPod. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer your Stickies, Mail messages, Address Book contacts, and iCal calendars. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download your Google calendars (or any web based calendaring system that supports the iCal standard) directly to your iPod. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer Word, PDF, Pages, RTF and text documents for reading on your iPod. </li></ul></ul> Shareware - $19.95
    43. 43. Prof Cast <ul><li>Versatile, powerful, yet very simple to use tool for recording lectures including PowerPoint and/or Keynote slides for creating enhanced podcasts. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Record your lectures, presentations, and special events with ease. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easily take a snap shot of demos and integrate them with your enhanced podcast! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add links to your enhanced podcast, without needing to edit your file! </li></ul></ul> Shareware - $59.95
    44. 44. SnapKast <ul><li>SnapKast is a quick e-Publishing tool that allows anyone with a Microsoft PC the opportunity to create and deliver iPod content. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Present and capture your voice, slides, whiteboard, and annotations in a very natural environment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simply select a recorded session and in a snap you have formatted to create your audio and video files. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generate all the files required to podcast one or multiple sessions. Simple drag-and-drop publish. </li></ul></ul> Shareware - $79.99
    45. 45. iWriter <ul><li>Create useful iPod projects for both students and teachers at any educational level. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporate text and audio files to create innovative learning programs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preview each new project as you build it with iWriter. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iWriter comes with 8 ready-to-go project templates. Use these or create your own project templates to use again. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Once your project is complete, upload it to web or simply email it to your students or friends for use on their iPods. </li></ul></ul> Shareware - $29.95
    46. 46. Mogopop <ul><li>Create and download multimedia content for iPod. </li></ul><ul><li>Mogopop rolls your video, audio, pictures and text into a single piece of iPod content that anyone can download. </li></ul><ul><li>Download free content on Mogopop or start creating and publishing your own free content. </li></ul> Freeware
    47. 47. Design Editing Basics Tools Pages Media
    48. 48. Page Editing Basics Insert Text <ul><li>Hyperlink </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul></ul>Preview
    49. 49. Mogopop Pros <ul><li>Features allow users to interact with text, audio and visual materials </li></ul><ul><li>Users make decisions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>where they want to go next </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>what material interests them. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interactive presentations can be used for any kind of learning and exploration. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>hands-on labs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>interactive &quot;brochure&quot; for parents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>multimedia reference guides </li></ul></ul>
    50. 50. Mogopop Cons <ul><li>No bulk upload feature for media </li></ul><ul><li>No way to preview the downloads </li></ul><ul><li>Must use Mogopop Manager to transfer media to your iPod. </li></ul><ul><li>Runs on Firefox and Internet Explorer, but not Safari </li></ul>
    51. 51. Questions? Thank You! Other Sessions: New Literacies for Early Elementary: Web 2.0 Tools to Support Literacy 10:50 AM - 11:40 AM B107 [email_address]