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iPad Apps for Students
How can students use iPads
to show their knowledge?
Leave the Worksheet Behind
Not all practice has to be on worksheets
Not all assessments are with paper and pencil
Students...
Write Scripts NOT Paragraphs
A script implies an audience
A Script makes the writing seem more authentic
(and more fun!)
A...
Upload to Canvas
Automatic audience for school and home
Kids can comment on each others’ work
A safe place to keep their w...
Let’s Look at a Few Examples
• Explain Everything
• Creative Book Builder
• Tellagami
• iMovie
Explain Everything
• Video screencast
• Student record narration as they “write” on
the screen
• Possibilities:
– Explaini...
Get Started
Ways to add images or videos
Position images or videos
Add narration by recording your voice
Add more
slides to
create a
longer
presentation
Save as a video
Creative Book Builder
• Easy to use iPad app
• Students write and publish an iBook
• Includes titles, subtitles, text, pic...
Create a cover
Very easy to use
Choose what to add to each chapter
Add text
Add a video or image
Save as iBook
And here it is!
The saved version
Ways I’ve Used CBB
• Reports for Book Awards (in partners)
– Informational text
– Included images and videos (they created...
Tellagami
Tellagami
• Select an avatar/person to tell the story and
the background
• Write a short script (30 seconds) for the
perso...
Tellagami:
My presentation example
iMovie Videos
• iMovie Trailer
Templates
– Formatted story boards
that kids fill in with
pictures, video, and text
– Music...
When you open the app,
you choose to
make a movie or a trailer
Creating a Trailer
iMovie video
• A tool to create and edit any raw video
• Use green screen (on Mac, but not on iPad)
• Record skits, plays,...
This is the timeline
Import video onto timeline
Preview and Edit
Save as a movie and load to Canvas
Ways We’ve Used iMovie
• Shark Tracker Research – wrote script from the
perspective of the shark and read it in front of
t...
Put the Pieces Together
• Poetry project:
– Student reads their favorite poem using green
screen and iMovie
– Student anal...
Let’s Review with Kahoot
• Go to Kahoot.it on your iPad
• https://getkahoot.com/
• Create your own Kahoots for any content...
Let’s Review
• Use the iPads for students to create
• Don’t be afraid to try it
– The kids will take these ideas and run w...
Contact Me
• Twitter: @beebekienstra
• mkienstra@naperville203.org
• My blog: marykienstra.com
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How to use iPads for Students to Create

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  1. 1. iPad Apps for Students How can students use iPads to show their knowledge?
  2. 2. Leave the Worksheet Behind Not all practice has to be on worksheets Not all assessments are with paper and pencil Students can CREATE to show their knowledge Not all kids need their own device Creating with a partner = DISCUSSION
  3. 3. Write Scripts NOT Paragraphs A script implies an audience A Script makes the writing seem more authentic (and more fun!) Audience changes everything!
  4. 4. Upload to Canvas Automatic audience for school and home Kids can comment on each others’ work A safe place to keep their work that could be an electronic portfolio
  5. 5. Let’s Look at a Few Examples • Explain Everything • Creative Book Builder • Tellagami • iMovie
  6. 6. Explain Everything • Video screencast • Student record narration as they “write” on the screen • Possibilities: – Explaining anything – narrating a math problem – adding text to pictures or video and saving as a videomath problem,
  7. 7. Get Started
  8. 8. Ways to add images or videos
  9. 9. Position images or videos Add narration by recording your voice Add more slides to create a longer presentation
  10. 10. Save as a video
  11. 11. Creative Book Builder • Easy to use iPad app • Students write and publish an iBook • Includes titles, subtitles, text, pictures, videos • Saves as iBook to all iPads for students to read Possibilities: journal, report, anything that could be a paragraph can be an ebook!
  12. 12. Create a cover
  13. 13. Very easy to use
  14. 14. Choose what to add to each chapter
  15. 15. Add text
  16. 16. Add a video or image
  17. 17. Save as iBook
  18. 18. And here it is!
  19. 19. The saved version
  20. 20. Ways I’ve Used CBB • Reports for Book Awards (in partners) – Informational text – Included images and videos (they created the videos) – Shared with classmates to teach each other • Lego Journal (in partners) – Learning log with reflection – Included images and videos of their work
  21. 21. Tellagami
  22. 22. Tellagami • Select an avatar/person to tell the story and the background • Write a short script (30 seconds) for the person to narrate. Choose your own voice or choose a narrator. • A different way to write a report
  23. 23. Tellagami: My presentation example
  24. 24. iMovie Videos • iMovie Trailer Templates – Formatted story boards that kids fill in with pictures, video, and text – Music goes with template – NOT flexible – must fit template – About 2 minutes • iMovie Video – Not formatted – May use with green screen with Mac but not iPad – Allows for more creativity with editing – Can add any music – Can be any length
  25. 25. When you open the app, you choose to make a movie or a trailer
  26. 26. Creating a Trailer
  27. 27. iMovie video • A tool to create and edit any raw video • Use green screen (on Mac, but not on iPad) • Record skits, plays, explanations, or anything else worth keeping • Kids LOVE this!
  28. 28. This is the timeline
  29. 29. Import video onto timeline
  30. 30. Preview and Edit
  31. 31. Save as a movie and load to Canvas
  32. 32. Ways We’ve Used iMovie • Shark Tracker Research – wrote script from the perspective of the shark and read it in front of the green screen • Habits of Mind Videos – trailers • Book commercials – trailers • Math problems- act it out • Recording skits and speeches
  33. 33. Put the Pieces Together • Poetry project: – Student reads their favorite poem using green screen and iMovie – Student analyzes poem, looking for literary devices, using Explain Everything – Student tells about author and what the poem means using iMovie MASH the whole thing together using iMovie
  34. 34. Let’s Review with Kahoot • Go to Kahoot.it on your iPad • https://getkahoot.com/ • Create your own Kahoots for any content area
  35. 35. Let’s Review • Use the iPads for students to create • Don’t be afraid to try it – The kids will take these ideas and run with them! – They will think of things that you haven’t!!
  36. 36. Contact Me • Twitter: @beebekienstra • mkienstra@naperville203.org • My blog: marykienstra.com

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