Making the Most of Your iPad in the Classroom. Presented by Lou Ann Morris
WelcomeParticipants will be asked to move their name to the correct place as they come in . This will be completed on a SmartBoard. Students will tap their name and drag it to the picture that represent their ability with a iPad.
Agenda 9:00-9:15 11:15-11:30 Welcome and opening activity Break into groups and choose topic 9:15-9:30 11:30-12:30 Instructor Background Lunch 9:30-9:45 12:30-1:30 Workshop Objectives Group Assignment 9:45-10:15 1:30-1:45 Setting up iTunes Account Group Presentation 10:15-11:00 1:45-2:00 App Instruction and PBL Feed back and evaluation 11:00-11:15 Break
A Little Information about Me! I am from Gilbert, WV , but moved to Pearisburg, VA 12 years ago. I have been married for 11 years. I have 2 daughters and nine grandchildren. I have been teaching for over 20 years. I have a M. Ed degree in Curriculum Instruction: I am currently working on my Specialist degree in Educational Technology My favorite thing to do is to travel to National Parks with my husband.
What Are You Going to Learn Today In today’s workshop participants will ◦ Learn how to download and install iTunes account. ◦ Learn about different Educational Apps and how to upload them to iPad ◦ How to design and develop and PBL using iPods and iPad apps.
iPad Basic An iPad is a tablet designed by the late CEO of Apple Steve Jobs. The tablet is a small computer that makes learning fun in so many different ways. It is primarily used as a platform for audio – visual media. An iPad runs the same operating system as the iPod Touch that is why the lesson are interchangeable.
Learning about the iPad Apps Sync iTunes Store iPod Upload Search Dock Photos
Today we are going to learn how to take and iPad and turn it into a classroom tool in which you can make a Project Based Learning Lesson. In this next part we are going to watch a 18 minute video on Learning in Hand and developing a Project Based Learning Lesson.
Your Assignment Today your group will create a Mini PBL lesson. Please use the information on your handouts and the information from the videos. You will have to design the lesson from a sixth grade objective of your choosing. You will have one hour to work within your group to complete this assignment. Upon completing your assignment you will choose a teacher from your group to present the lesson to the workshop. Please review your rubric in your handouts to ensure you meet all components..
Presentation Time Your group will be chosen at random to give your present.
Review of Workshop Today we; Learned how to open an iTunes account Search for apps Sync our iPad to our computer Developed a PBL lesson Please take a minute to complete the evaluation at the end of your handout.