How many of you have an iPad? The new iPadhad an impressive launch- 3 million sold in the first 3 days and went to 35 countries!Over 200,000 Apps just for the iPadMcCann World Group Study- Findings- What percentage of 16 to 22 year olds would sooner lose their sense of smell than lose their laptop or cell phone. ---- 53% Over half!!!What is all the hype about? Why are the iPads such a big deal? ENGAGES THE LEARNERS!!!
Update to iOS 5.1Home Button- Single tap from another screentakes you to 1st screen of appsif on 1st screen of apps- it takes you to SpotlightDouble tap to MultitaskSearch (Spotlight)-displays a keyword search fieldhandy when looking for an app or contact or anything on the iPadCustomize in Settings>General>Spotlight SearchFront facing camera- 3 mega pixels (for video chat- FaceTime) Rear Camera- 7 megapixelsSleep/Wake button (top right edge)Press once to place in sleep mode and becomes inactive except for musicIf iPad is locked- press once to wake and then unlockIf iPad is OFF, press it till the White Apple appearsIf iPad is ON, press it to put it in sleep/inactive mode but it is NOT OFFTo turn iPad OFF- hold down on the Sleep/Wake until red slider bar appears and slide to rightVolume Button- Up is up and down is down Quick Mute- hold the down for 2 secondsSide Switch- Mute or Screen Orientation Lock- Setting>General>Use Side Switch to:Accessories Galore!!Purchase a protective cover- Otter Box $60- Cracked screen is $250 minimumSmart CoversBluetooth keyboardsDockCamera connection kitsProjecting=VGA or HDMI cable- works for iPad2 (Mirrors) most apps
Status Bar- if you are scrolled down on a long webpage- tap the status bar to bring you back to the beginning of the websiteTime/ Carrier/Wifi/ 3G icons/ Battery life %Managing apps- discussed in a bit
10 hours of battery LifeOnly use 10W USB Adapter---- when plugged into USB on computer- it does not charge unless it is in sleep mode and it takes longer to charge. Keep out of the sun/heatReduce Screen BrightnessSettings, Brightness & WallpaperTurn off Internet/Bluetooth General, Wi-FiFully charge iPad quickly when your battery goes deadLet battery go through one charge cycle at least once a month
One app that is not a default app that you should download free- iBooks. We will look at a few specifics of some of these apps.
Pinch to Home Screen – when you have an app openSwipe up to reveal multitask- when you have an app openSwipe Left or right between apps- if several apps have been opened
new terrain view, which shows off topographical data.all versions of the iPad include an integrated digital compass, which the maps app can use along with Wi-Fi triangulation to approximate your location and orientation. Real time trafficStreet views
Lazy web surfing- you don’t have to type full website address!Tap and hold a link to see full URL, open in new tab, Add to Reading List, or Copy.Tabbed Browsing- drag tabs to rearrange, + to add another tabAdding an app to Home Screen-go to website, reverse pinch to zoom, tap action button > add to home screenWhen typing in URL- tap and hold the .com for many different options- .net, .gov, .eduSaving Images on websites- tap and hold on image= Save Image or Copy- Saves in Photos appPinch and reverse pinch to zoom in and out of webpagesSearch for word on webpage by typing in search box the word and at bottom of screen it says – Find on PageChange default search engine (Yahoo, Bing, Google)- Settings> Safari>three options listed
Edit photosMake a slideshowView by locationEasily share photos by email, message, assign to contact, use as wallpaper
Word Processor appTap and hold finger on text to magnify. Drag to move magnify glass around and place the cursor where you need it.Double tap to select a word and then drag the blue dots to select more text.Double tap a word to select it- Options- Suggest, Cut, Copy, Define, SpeakChange fonts in Notes– Settings>General>Notes
Single tap the Home button to get back to first screen
Adjust brightness for night reading!
Save spaced by grouping similar apps together in Folders!Each folder holds up to 20 appsFolders can be renamedDock 2 more icons
Notification center lets you see all you updates, like new emails, in one handy list.Slide finger down from the status bar to display notification center. Clear all notifications by tapping small x on the right hand side to reveal Clear button.
While typing, shake the iPad up and down to Undo Typing option will pop up.There is also an UNDO button on the >?123 button and a redo button on the #+= keyboard.
Easy access to numbers and punctuation- tap and hold the .?123 key then drag your finger over the punctuation/number you want.
Adding Emoji keyboard- Settings>General>Keyboards>International Keyboards>Add New Keyboard> EmojiTap Globe icon at the bottom to switch between keyboards.
Student confidential information with email accounts!
Default- Sent from my iPadSettings>Mail>Signature
Create custom phrases like- On my way!, Dthomas@bentonvillek12.org, Bentonville Public SchoolSettings> General> Keyboard> Shortcuts (tap)> Add New Shortcut… enter phrase and shortcut.When typing, type the shortcut (dth) and autocomplete will offer the full phrase.
CommonSenseMedia.org/mobile-app-listsIpadinsight.comhttp://www.whiteboardblog.co.uk/http://tonyvincent.nethttp://teachingappz.co.ukThe Complete List of iPad Tips, Tricks, and TutorialsiPads in Schools LiveBinder iPads in the Classroom http://enabling-environments.co.uk/
http://www.redjumper.net/bookcreator Book Creator icon is hyperlinked
I pads enough said!
iPads- Enough Said! Have fun learning! Dee Thomas Instructional Technology Specialist Bentonville Public Schools
Screen Shots!• Press Home and Sleep/Wake button at the same time.• Screen will flash and you will find the screen shot in the Photos a Sleep/Wake Button Home Button
MULTITASKING STATUS BAR Double click the Home button or four finger swipe up Switch between apps quickly View and launch recently used apps Close misbehaving apps Swipe left to right to lock screen orientation, adjust brightness, play media, adjust media volume
MANAGING APPS Touch and hold icons until they wiggle (non-default apps will have x and can be deleted by tapping the x) Drag icons to Menu Bar, new pages, or folders Create a new folder by dragging an app on top of another app Press the Home button to save Dock up to 6 Apps across Taskbar
INTERACTIVE BOOK Strange and Wonderful World of Ants ($1.99) Danny the Dragon Meets Jimmy ($2.99) Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore ($4.99) MeeGenius – Over 300 kids books library (free) How My Dog Saved Earth (free) A Story Before Bed (free) Three Little Pigs: The Wolf’s Story (K-3) (free) Toucan Toucan’t (free) The Wolf and the Seven Lambs (3D Popup) ($3.99) IF Poems ($4.99) Read Me Stories (free) I Like Books (free) Aesop’s Wheel of Fables (free) Toy Story Read-Along (free)
APPS FOR CREATING BOOKSBook Creator $4.99 EASY to create books Place stories in iBooks and supports DropBoxDemiBooks Composer (free)Creative Books Builder ($3.99)eBook Creator ($3.99)eBook Magic ($3.99)
MORE STORYBOARDING APPS Pictello- ($14.99) 5 star reviews Create talking story books Share stories online Toontastic ($1.99) Create customized comic books Add audio, music, graphics, etc. StoryKit (FREE) Create online books