Ipads in the ClassroomA Leadership Perspective Looking at Academic Benefit and Technology Planning Nancy Caramanico, Technology and Education Specialist
Leadership for Digital Learningand Ipads Welcome Research and Educational Technology Trends Leadership Looks at the Academic Benefit Ipad Capabilities Examples of Use in Schools Technology Deployment Planning, Choosing Ipads and Peripherals Policies and Ownership, Ipads vs. ‘Wepads’ Assessing Progress for Students, School Next Steps for Your School
Mobile Uses of Tech –News and Information http://pewresearch.org/pubs/2222/news-media-network-television-cable-audioo-radio-digital- platforms-local-mobile-devices-tablets-smartphones-native-american-community-newspapers
Mobile Access to Information ALL 3 - SMARTPHONE, T COMPUTER, S ABLET/IPAD MARTPHONE, T COMPUTER, S ABLET/IPAD MARTPHONE COMPUTER MOSTLY – EXPLORING TRADITIONAL – OPTIONS RESEARCHING OPTIONS
Looking at Ipads in theClassroomNets Standards Nets A
Nets - AWhich of those standards do you think presents a particular challenge to schools and school leaders today?
I. Visionary Leadership Change is a Constant __How can we look out on the ‘Horizon’? __How can we heed the Research? __How does this apply to our Mission, Vision? __How can this information benefit your students, school? __How will you inspire and lead others toward a shared vision to support change?
Horizon Report 2012 Mobile Apps - One Year or Less Tablet Computing - One Year or Less Game Based Learning - Two to Three Years Learning Analytics - Two to Three Years Gesture Based Computing – Four to Five Years Internet of Things – Four to Five Years TechConnects Blog – N Caramanico http://ncara.edublogs.org/2012/02/09/emergi ng-technologies-to-watch-2012/
II. Digital Learning __What instructional innovations are improving learning today? __What supports are in place for all learners? __How can we foster effective practice in our school? __How can we connect to digital learning ideas and collaborate with other schools, educators?
21st Century Skills 4 C’s 21st Century Learning www.p21.org Communication Creativity/Innovation Collaboration Critical Thinking
Communication Apps Facetime Skype Oovoo Online meetings Lesson Ideas: Connect with another classroom Connect with an author Skype in to professional development
Creativity Apps Snapseed Skitch Blurb Mobile Showme Trading Cards -Read Write Think Editing Images, Digital Storytelling Saint Cards Lessons: Social Studies – Have students collect and edit images for use if a project collage ILA – Have students create digital stories based on a writing projects Blurb Website http://www.blurb.com/mobile/home
Curation Ability to navigate and use Create and Curate news and information is critically important relevant articles in today’s technology filled world. LessonsApps Any subject area – Students can collect and curate Flipboard resources such as for current events. Use to discuss in real Scoop.it time. Sky Grid “Curation is the new search’ Article on Curation . J Valenza
Collaboration Google Apps Create and share docs Presentations Forms and more Diigo Social Bookmarking Storage of all articles online, Add notations Highlight Important points Students can add and comment to shared group Access from Ipad or other devices
Critical ThinkingFlipped Class and Critical Thinking. Encourages student independent learning. Become a true guide on the slide.ITUNES U Ipads, Iphones, Computers Sign Up https://eduapp.apple.com/ Support Site http://www.apple.com/support/itunes- u/using/ Stanford on Itunes U 2010 Lessons – Select modules you are interested in Digital Citizenship for Example Lectures on a specific historical event
Flipped ClassroomAppsItunesUKhan Academy (Web and Ipad)Poll Anywhere (Web Based) http://www.polleverywhere.com/#video Flipped Classroom http://www.knewton.com/flipped-classroom/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=2H4RkudFzlc#!
Productivity and Collaboration Notepad Numbers Pages Keynote Standard + - Evernote Calculator Notability Filemaker Pro Apple TV – Print anywhere
Question: What is your favoriteproductivity app for Ipad? Notability Pages Evernote Google Apps Other?
Creating and Using Ebooks I Books – Video http://www.apple.com/education/ibooks- textbooks/ Pearson, McGraw Hill Samples http://www.apple.com/education/ibooks- textbooks/publishers.html Ibooks Author http://www.apple.com/education/ibooks-textbooks/ Anthologize Sigil Pandoc
Creating Content,VideoApps Screen Casting, Educreations, Blurb Mobile Video Speak from Ipad Preso App Show Me Blurb Mobile Lessons: Create instructional videos Have students create videos
III. Systemic Improvement __What changes to policy do you need? __What changes to classroom procedures will be necessary? __What additional information literacy skills will students require? __ What Online Safety and Digital Citizenship resources can be used to enhance knowledge and practice?
Make a Plan, Create SmartGoals• Technology Plan• Make a Difference for Learning• Smart Goals
Deployment Planning Beginning to Go Digital __Mission and vision correlations? __Academic correlations? __Standards correlations? Common Core, Other __Buy-in from faculty? __Professional Development Tie ins? __Buy in from School Community, Parents, Stakeholders?
Deployment Planning Beginning to Go Digital Checklist Network Readiness __Are you wireless? __Other network upgrades needed? __What about printing? __Display options?
Deployment Planning Pilots __Who will pilot? __What will they use? Tools? Pedagogy? __How will you evaluate? __What worked? Benefits __What did not? Challenges, Needs __How will you refine this? __How will you communicate results of pilot? Plan Next Round of Implementation
Deployment Planning IpadModels http://www.apple.com/ipad/compare/ Peripherals Apple TV Printing Smartboard and Display Apps Volume Purchasing Choosing Apps and Installation
Pilots How have you piloted Ipads? What successes can you share?
Ownership Models School Owned Sets – Gwynedd School Owned One to One – Roman Catholic BYOD – Bring Your Own Device – New Canaan Student Owned and Purchased – St. Hubert’s Insurance
IV. Digital Citizenship __What changes to policy do you need? __What changes to classroom procedures will be necessary? __What additional information literacy skills will students require? __ What Online Safety and Digital Citizenship resources can be used to enhance knowledge and practice?
Policies and Procedures AUP – Acceptable Use Policies Classroom Guidelines Parent Communications Insurance Info/Guidelines
Policies and Procedures Communication is Key How has your school communicated the interest in 21st Century Change? What student and parent communications on Ipad policies and procedures did you find helpful?
V. Professional Practice __How can teachers and administrators learn using today’s technologies? __What professional development can be accessed? Both formal and informal? __How can leaders use technology in their professional practice? __What digital communications tools are being effectively used today for staying in touch w/staff, families and the broader school community?
Apps for School Leaders Evernote – Notetaking Google Forms for Walkthroughs, Surveys, More Horizon Report App Common Core Standards App Dropbox – File storage, access Flipboard, Zite – News Facebook, Twitter, Blogger Skype – Video Calls Feedler – Read RSS feeds, blogs Diigo Bookmarks - Access saved sites, bookmarks, annotations Itues U, Ibooks
What Apps Support YourProfessional Practice as aSchool Leader, InstructionalLeader?
Online Collaboration –SocialWeb http://catholicedchat.blogspot.com/ Saturday morning twitter chat for Catholic educators. Share ideas and resources. Connect with Catholic educators from all over the world.
Assessment and Apps Assess Teacher and Student Progress Assess Apps NETS
Technology in the Classroom Objectives Activities Assessment What are effective lessons? How can technology be a meaningful component? What features of the tool can help students to demonstrate or enhance understanding? What apps should I look at which will help students to showcase mastery or enhance learning?
Evaluation CriteriaContent and ComponentsLangwiches Bloghttp://www.scribd.com/doc/94980508/iPad-App-Evaluation-for-the-Classroom
Evaluation CriteriaEvidence of LearningLangwiches BlogActivityChoose an App to EvaluateBased on this Criteria