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  1. 1. iPads and Inquiry Based Learning Karla Holt @karlaholt karla.holt@me.com
  2. 2. Introductions • Introduce yourself to a ‘learning buddy or two’ • Discuss: Today’s session will be successful for me if...
  3. 3. Agenda • What is inquiry based learning? • Apps and Resources for stages of the inquiry process • App-tivity Stations • Workflow solutions
  4. 4. ! http://padlet.com/wall/ ipadsinq Tip:You can scan the QR code with an app like i-nigma to go to the webpage.
  5. 5. http://padlet.com
  6. 6. http://padlet.com • Quick and easy • No sign-in required • Works on all computers and tablets • If you sign in, you have moderator privileges over all posts.
  7. 7. http://padlet.com Click on the gear to add a title, change the wallpaper, privacy and address. Pages can be password protected.
  8. 8. The Inquiry ModelInquiry Model Planning ! Identify a topic area for inquiry ! Identify possible information sources ! Identify audience and presentation format ! Establish evaluation criteria ! Outline a plan for inquiry Retrieving ! Develop an information retrieval plan ! Locate and collect resources ! Select relevant information ! Evaluate information ! Review and revise the plan for inquiry Processing ! Establish a focus for inquiry ! Choose pertinent information ! Record information ! Make connections and inferences ! Review and revise the plan for inquiry Creating ! Organize information ! Create a product ! Think about the audience ! Revise and edit ! Review and revise the plan for inquiry Sharing ! Communicate with the audience ! Present new understandings ! Demonstrate appropriate audience behaviour Evaluating ! Evaluate the product ! Evaluate the inquiry process and inquiry plan ! Review and revise personal inquiry model ! Transfer learning to new situations/beyond school http://education.alberta.ca/media/313361/focusoninquiry.pdf
  9. 9. Types of Inquiry Mini-Projects (or stations) throughout a unit of work / topic that focus on inquiry An overarching project (or problem) framing the learning (Project Based Learning) Small groups Whole Class Need Ideas? Try: http://bie.org/project_search
  10. 10. Blooms and Inquiry Creating assemble, construct, create, design, develop, formulate Evaluating argue, defend, judge, select, support, value, evaluate Analyzing appraise, compare, contrast, criticize, differentiate, discriminate, examine Applying choose, demonstrate, dramatize, employ, illustrate, interpret, solve, use Understanding classify, describe, explain, identify, locate, select, paraphrase Remembering define, list, recall, reproduce, repeat Planning inquiry activities:
  11. 11. iPadagogy Wheel http://tech2learn.wikispaces.com/file/view/iPadagogy-Wheel.jpg Remember Understand Apply Create Evaluate Analyse
  12. 12. bit.ly/1bMtQBd The apps and tools we will explore today…
  13. 13. Phases of Inquiry • Pre-focus phase (determining what would be a good inquiry question - student choice/teacher driven) • Processing Phase - model/teach how to compare, contrast and synthesize data (graphic organizers, note taking, references, sources of info) • Creating Phase - model/teach how to organizing the info, putting the info in own words • Sharing Phase - audience and purpose (authentic - blog, website, school assembly)
  14. 14. Planning
  15. 15. Planning Low Tech High Tech
  16. 16. Planning your inquiry: • Create a simple outline for an inquiry. • Record your ideas using an app such as • Popplet Lite • Mindomo • IdeaSketch
  17. 17. Popplet Lite
  18. 18. ! ! ! Mind-Mapping Apps Mindomo Free Mind mapping app, allows images; Collaborate with others online with an account. iBrainstorm Free - Allows multiple mind maps, cannot insert images; can save to camera roll Idea Sketch Free - Allows multiple mind maps, cannot insert images; can save to camera roll Popplet LiteVersion = Free FullVersion = 4.99 Mind mapping app, allows images; suitable for young children. Free version allows only one mind map at at time. Collaborate with others online. Kidspiration LiteVersion = Free FullVersion = 9.99 Mind mapping app, allows images and clip art; suitable for young children. Free version allows up to 5 mind maps. Inspiration LiteVersion = Free FullVersion = 9.99 Mind mapping app, allows images and clip art Free version allows up to 5 mind maps. ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
  19. 19. How can you use these features & apps?
  20. 20. More Planning Options Know Want to Know Learned Create and open KWL charts or other graphic organizers in the Pages App or on Google Docs. Pages ($9.99) Google Drive (free requires google account)
  21. 21. More Planning Options KWL charts or other graphic organizers Tools4Students App $0.99 Contains 25 graphic organizers for students to complete. Can be emailed, sent to dropbox or opened in…Google Drive.
  22. 22. Retrieving
  23. 23. Retrieving Safari Google Chrome Search Tools All results Reading Level Narrow results by reading level.
  24. 24. Retrieving Speak Selection - Reads aloud selected content. Settings > General > Accessibility > Speak Selection > Turn on Drag slider towards turtle.
  25. 25. Retrieving Instagrok ! ! ! Use the free app or access from the website: http:// www.instagrok.com !
  26. 26. Retrieving Wikipedia- Simple English http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page Under Languages side bar choose Simple English.
  27. 27. Retrieving http://wonderopolis.org/wonders/ Science 360 Discovery Education Khan Academy http://www.watchknowlearn.org/default.aspx
  28. 28. CreatingProcessing &
  29. 29. Processing & Creating: “It’s not good enough to ask students to simply find information… they need to do something with that information.”
  30. 30. Compiling Information: • Mind mapping apps • Word Processing and Annotating apps Google Docs PaperPort Notes App Notes App Pages App (9.99) Evernote Skitch
  31. 31. PaperPort Notes - free • Summarize key points • Speech to text Select the T then click on the page. The Tap & Speak button will be above the keyboard. 1. 2.
  32. 32. App-tivity Stations • Go to the station and read the task card. Complete the activity. Please adapt the activity to suit a learning objective you are teaching. • You will need a QR-Reader App.
  33. 33. App-tivity Stations
  34. 34. Grade 3 - Social Studies Rubric 3.1 Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of how geographic, social, cultural and linguistic factors affect quality of life in communities in India, Tunisia, Ukraine and Peru. Beginning Approaching Fully Meeting Exceeding Recognizes that daily life differs in each of the four communities. Identifies and describes differing ways of life in the four communities. Explains differing ways of life and identifies factors influencing quality of life in the four communities. Evaluates factors influencing quality of life and analyses the interdependent relationship between the factors.
  35. 35. Slideshow Station ! •Choose one of the communities we have been studying: Peru, Tunisia, Ukraine and India. •Create a slideshow that highlights how the geography and culture affect the quality of life in the communities. Possible Apps to use: Haiku Deck (free) Keynote ($9.99)
  36. 36. Haiku Deck• When you first open it you are prompted to create an account but you can skip this step. • Create a new slide show. Add a new slide Play presentation Layout of text Select Image Write Text Without signing in you cannot ‘share’ your presentaion Tip: Take a screen shot of each slide to save them to the camera roll.
  37. 37. PostCard Station! •Imagine you are visiting one of the communities we have been studying: Peru,Tunisia, Ukraine and India. •Send a postcard to the class describing and explaining a tradition or celebration in that community. Photocard Lite (free) 1. Scan the QR code to access images and information about the community. 2. Gather information and save images to your camera roll. 3. Use the app Photocard to write your postcard. India Peru Tunisia Ukraine
  38. 38. PhotoCard Lite• When you first open it you are prompted to sign in but you can skip this step by clicking on Explore. BackAdd image from Camera roll Without signing in you cannot ‘share’ your post card. Tip: Take a screen shot of both the front and back of the card to save them to the camera roll.
  39. 39. Multimedia Presentation Station! •Pick one of the contributing factors of quality of life such as shelter, food, job or income, schooling, freedom. •Use images and voice over to compare and contrast this factor in two of the communities. Videolicious (free) ! 30 Hands (free) 1. Scan the QR code to access images and information about the community. 2. Gather information and save images to your camera roll. 3. Use the app Videolicious or 30 Hands India Peru Tunisia Ukraine
  40. 40. Videolicious - Free Choose Shots > Camera Roll Select your images in order. Record your voice over. Drag up the photos as you record your voice. Choose your music.
  41. 41. Videolicious - Continued Choose your music. Preview & Save Give it a title Save ! The video will be saved to your camera roll. ! You can also email out from Videolicious.
  42. 42. 30 Hands Skip this step New Presentation Give Title and Add Slides Choose your type of slide (photo or draw) Choose your photos. You can choose more than one at a time.
  43. 43. 30hands Drag to re-arrange your slides if neccessary. ! Tap on Begin Recording Record your voice. Swipe to move to the next slide. Tap the arrow to publish the video. Save to camera roll.
  44. 44. Infomercial Station! •Pick one of the communities we are studying. •Create a 30 second infomercial persuading others to visit the community. Be sure to include key festivals, traditions and other aspects of the culture. Tellagami (free) 1. Scan the QR code to access images and information about the community. 2. Gather information and save an image for your informercial background. 3. Use the app Tellagami to create your infomercial. India Peru Tunisia Ukraine
  45. 45. Tellagami Preview 1. Choose a background (from Library) 2. Choose a character 3. Choose emotion (optional) 4. Record your voice or add typed text that will be read aloud. 5. Share - Press Save to save the video to your camera roll
  46. 46. Role Play Station Option 1! •Pick one or two of the contributing factors of quality of life such as shelter, food, job or income, schooling, freedom. •Create a short role play to demonstrate how this factor influences the quality of life of people in the community. Camera App ! Splice iPhone Video Editing App (free) ! ! iMovie App ($4.99) 1. Jot down ideas for your role play and script if necessary. 2. Film your role play using the camera (video) app. 3. Use an app to edit your role play. Save your finished role play to the camera roll.
  47. 47. Role Play Station Option 2! •Pick one or two of the contributing factors of quality of life such as shelter, food, job or income, schooling, freedom. •Create a short role play to demonstrate how this factor influences the quality of life of people in the community. 1. Jot down ideas for your role play and script if necessary. 2. Use the app PuppetPals to insert your image as one of the characters. 3. Record your role play in the app. Export it to the camera roll.
  48. 48. Note: You can only add your own images with the paid version.
  49. 49. Collage Station! •Pick one of the contributing factors of quality of life such as shelter, food, job or income, schooling, freedom. •Compare and contrast this factor across the communities and describe how it influences the quality of life of people in the community. 1. Use the PicCollage App to search for images in the communities. 2. Be sure to label each image. 3. Export your collage to the camera roll. Pic Collage
  50. 50. Pic Collage (Free)
  51. 51. Pic Collage (Free)
  52. 52. Explaining Station! •Consider the geography of one of the communities. •Explain how the geography influences humans in the community. You may include information about climate and natural resources. Doceri (free) 1. Locate an image that shows the geography of the community. Save it to your camera roll. 2. Use one of the apps to write on the image and include voice over to explain the influences. India Peru Tunisia Ukraine ShowMe (free) Educreations (free) Explain Everything ($2.99)
  53. 53. Doceri New RecordVoice and Screen cast Add image Pens and Drawing tools Undo and redo
  54. 54. Doceri- To save your video to the Camera Roll Select your recording and drag to the camera roll icon.
  55. 55. ! • Use the app Skitch to label the three geographic regions of Peru. • The Coastal Plains • The Amazon Rainforest • The Andes Mountains ! • Label why each region is important to Peru. What resources or services does each area offer? • Use the QR code to go directly to a map of Peru. Press and hold on the image and Save to Camera Roll or open Safari and find a map of Peru to save. Any QR reader app will work. I use the i-nigma app (free) Annotation Station 1. Open Skitch. You do NOT have to sign in. 2. Choose your map of Peru from the camera roll (allow Skitch to access your photos). Annotate the map.
  56. 56. Skitch App - Free ★Annotate images using text, pens and shapes. ★When you first open you are prompted to sign in (syncs with Evernote), but you can skip this step and still be able to email your annotations. Email or Save to Camera Roll
  57. 57. Skitch App (NewVersion) Choose your image. Tap here to access annotation Tools.
  58. 58. I want my students to... Book Creator $4.99 Pages $9.99 Keynote $9.99 create a culminating project including images, video, text and/or sound.
  59. 59. Book Creator $4.99 Creates an epub file. Add text, photos, video and voice recordings.
  60. 60. App Smashing
  61. 61. Ways to display your iPad: AirServer Software for your computer Apple TV connected to your projector Reflector Software for your computer VGA adaptor Document Camera Airplay
  62. 62. AirPlay in iOS 7 • Swipe up from the bottom of your iPad to open the control panel. • Click on the airplay • Choose the device • Mirroring: ON
  63. 63. AirPlay in iOS 6 • AirPlay • Double Tap the home button • Swipe backwards. • Click on the airplay icon • Choose the device • Mirroring: ON
  64. 64. Ways to display your iPad through a Projector Pro Con VGA Adapter $35.00 Connect directly to your projector cable. •Disconnect projector cable from computer and connect to iPad •Unable to move around •Often comes loose •Does not work with iPad 1 (only iPad 2 and later) Document Camera (PriceVaries) Use Document Camera •See your fingers and gestures •Works with iPad 1 (and 2 & 3) •Unable to move around •Glare from device can be an issue Air Server $3.99 single $14.99 five Download http:// www.airserver.com •Wireless-You can move around •Works using AirPlay Feature of iPad - no connecting cables. •7 day free trial •requires wireless internet and both computer and iPad on same network •Does not work with iPad 1 Reflector $14.99 single $49.99 five Download https:// www.reflectorapp.c om •Wireless-You can move around •Works using AirPlay Feature of iPad •10 minute free trial •PC (XP & up) or Mac (10.6.8 & up) •requires wireless internet and both computer and iPad on same network •Does not work with iPad 1 Apple TV $109.00 Connect Apple TV to your projector and use airplay to mirror iPad. •Wireless-You can move around the room •Works using AirPlay Feature of iPad •requires wireless internet and both computer and iPad on same network •Does not work with iPad 1 •You may need an HDMI toVGA adaptor Adapted from: http://learninginhand.com/blog/5-ways-to-show-your-ipad-on-a-projector-screen.html
  65. 65. How do I get projects from the iPad??? • Email - the Mail app must be configured on the iPad • Dropbox App or Google Drive Requires teacher to share folder with students. • Upload to a padlet wall. • Manual Sync - Image &Videos will be imported from the camera roll • iTunes - File Transfer (iPad must be synced with that computer).
  66. 66. Sharing Using the Dropbox App Requires a dropbox account (free). ! Options: •Create a class account and sign in with that on each iPad. ! •Students join Dropbox and you create ‘shared’ folders. Students sign in with their own dropbox accounts.
  67. 67. Sharing Using the Dropbox App •Upload files individually •Files uploaded from the iPad appear in the Camera Uploads Folder.
  68. 68. Sharing Using the Google Drive App • Requires google accounts. 70 To share:1. 2. 3. 4.
  69. 69. Sample Inquiry Projects • Inquiry Projects in Golden Hills: http:// www.ghsd-curriculum.com/inquiry/projects/ • Grade 1 animal inquiry project http:// www.mrswideen.com/2013/03/ipad-animal- inquiry-project.html?m=1 • CBE School Showcase Inquiry Projects http:// schools.cbe.ab.ca/b143/showcase.htm
  70. 70. Inquiry Resources: • http://bie.org/for/teachers • http://www.inquiry-based.com • http://inquiry-based.com/ipads--ipods.html • http://www.techchef4u.com/history/inquiry-based-app- tivities/ • http://education.alberta.ca/teachers/aisi/themes/ inquiry.aspx • http://galileo.org/teachers/designing-learning/articles/what- is-inquiry/ • http://education.alberta.ca/media/313361/ focusoninquiry.pdf
  71. 71. Questions/Comments What’s your take-away? karla.holt@me.com @karlaholt

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