NCompass Live: Wanna get hAPPy? Using the iPad in Schools and Libraries

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iPads, iPods, and tablets are the most popular devices around today. There is a wealth of educational and literary apps available for these devices. Sara Churchill, Library Media Specialist at Blair Community Schools, will focus primarily on apps for the iOS and how they can be used in schools and libraries.

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NCompass Live: Wanna get hAPPy? Using the iPad in Schools and Libraries

  1. 1. Wanna get hAPPy? <ul><li>Sara Churchill </li></ul><ul><li>Blair Community Schools </li></ul><ul><li>UNO </li></ul>
  2. 2. careproject.wikispaces.com
  3. 3. Why Apps? <ul><li>Web 3.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal & Mobile, Interactive, Media Rich & Social </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People want so much more </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educause - 7 Things You Should Know About </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Android vs. iOS <ul><li>Different Devices </li></ul><ul><li>Quantity and Quality of Apps </li></ul>
  5. 5. Tips <ul><li>Lots of tips for parents </li></ul><ul><li>For educators and libraries - look to the web </li></ul><ul><li>Check YouTube for previews of apps </li></ul>
  6. 6. Finding Apps <ul><li>Best Kids Apps - www.bestkidsapps.com </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Storytime - www.digital-storytime.com </li></ul><ul><li>Moms with Apps - momswithapps.com </li></ul><ul><li>People & Twitter </li></ul>
  7. 7. Personal Use <ul><li>eBook apps - Kindle, Nook, iBooks, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul><ul><li>Netflix </li></ul><ul><li>Dropbox </li></ul><ul><li>Keynote, Prezi, Google </li></ul>
  8. 8. Library Use <ul><li>Titlewave </li></ul><ul><li>Card Catalogs </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor Resources (Gale, Ebsco, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>NYPL </li></ul><ul><li>Barcode apps </li></ul>
  9. 9. Educational Use <ul><li>Interactive Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classics: There’s a Monster at the End of this Book, Going to Bed Book, Animalia, Dr. Seuss </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Stories: Bartleby’s Book of Buttons, Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Creative Works <ul><li>PuppetPals </li></ul><ul><li>Toontastic </li></ul><ul><li>GarageBand </li></ul>
  11. 11. Reading, Math, Science <ul><li>Super Why! </li></ul><ul><li>Licking Letters </li></ul><ul><li>McGraw Hill - Squeeze & Bluster </li></ul><ul><li>Solar Walk & iLearn Solar System </li></ul>
  12. 12. Games <ul><li>Solitaire Chess </li></ul><ul><li>Rush Hour </li></ul><ul><li>Geared & Geared 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Cut the Rope, Angry Birds </li></ul><ul><li>Sticker Sudoku </li></ul>

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