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									iPads in the Classroom
   Train the Trainer

     Brent Williams
  Nicole Meade-Franklin
       Andy Boyle
  www.iteachcenter.org
    What this workshop
       is all about
• An broad look at all things iPad
• Three sections
  – Intro to the iPad
  – iPad Management
  – Classroom Uses
• Huge take-away PPT you are free
  to edit and use
  – Why not Keynote?
Part 1 – Introduction to
 Tablets and the iPad
Tablets in the Classroom
• What about PCs, Netbooks, etc.?
• Features that enhance classes
 – Hardware Benefits
   • Long Lasting Battery
   • Intuitive for students and teachers
   • Bright Screen
   • Devices are made to share information
     – There are many, many apps like…
        Edmodo, Bump, Evernote, etc.
Tablets in the Classroom
• Features continued:
  – Educational Benefits
    • It’s a great hook!
    • Creation and sharing
    • Notes and documentation
    • Images and Pictures
    • You can actually put them
      where the kids are
    • Small form factor
    • Low cost
Confusion in Tablet World
• iPad
  – 1, 2, 3, 4, Mini
• Google
  – Nexus 7, 10
• Samsung
  – Galaxy Note, Galaxy Tab, 7, 10
• Microsoft Windows 8 Tablet
• Asus, Toshiba, Viewsonic, etc.
        iPad Models
  Features and Limitations
• Serial & Model Number
  – Setting 》 General 》 About
  – Scroll down to model & serial
    number
  – Also on back case toward the bottom
  – Helpful: Lupe
• https://discussions.apple.com/mes
  sage/19616090#19616090
       iOS Versions
  Features and Limitations
• iOS 5
  – Original iPad
• iOS 6
  – 2, 3, 4, Mini
• Comparison
  – http://www.techradar.com/us/news/so
    ftware/operating-systems/ios-6-vs-
    ios-5-apples-mobile-oses-compared-
    1098342
            Accessories
• Case
  – Zagg Folio with keyboard
  – OtterBox
  – Not: Apple Smart Cover
• Bluetooth
  – Keyboard
  – Headset
• Tripod - makayama.com
• Adapters Video
    • VGA, HDMI - iPad 2 and 3
  – Camera / SD Card
          Accessories
• Connector Change
 – Everything till now – 30 pin


 – New Lightning connector
   • iPad 4, Mini, iPhone 5, etc.
   • Accessory issue
   • Adapters: China $6
   • Charge/Sync Case
            Accessories
• Wireless Video/Audio for
  the Classroom
  – AirPlay Mirroring
    • iPad 2, 3, 4, Mini
    • iPhone 4s or 5
  – Apple TV - $99
    • HDMI Only
    • 16x9
          Accessories
– Reflection App
  • PC or Mac $14.99 – www.reflectionapp.com
  • Use from iPad / iPhone / iPod
  • Nothing to install on iPad / iPhone / iPod
  • Double-tap home, flick left
  • Note special button to mirror
Brief Operation Tour
                        Basics
• On/Off/Restart
  – iPad Buttons: http://www.dummies.com/how-
    to/content/ipad-for-dummies-cheat-sheet.html
  – Application Switching
  – Idle Apps
       • Unless set to notify, apps sleep when not in use.
• Search Feature
  – Find Apps by name
• Settings
  –   About
  –   Voice-Over – Set triple-click in settings
  –   Reset Network Setting
  –   WiFi Access
  –   App Specific Settings
   Printing from the iPad
• Apple reluctantly added printing
• Requires new printer with
  – Airprint
    • New HP and other brands of printers
  – Or get an app
    • Collobos.com $14.95
       iPad Apps and
       App Store Tour
• The good news is there are over
  300,000 apps
• The bad news is there are over
  300,000 apps
• The iPad and the App Store were
  not designed for education
• It’s a challenge to find ways to
  use apps and the iPad that are
  suitable for education
          Included Apps
•   Notes – look at settings
•   Safari
•   Clock
•   Reminder
•   Maps
•   iBooks / Newstand
•   iTunes / Music / Podcasts
          Apple Apps
•   Pages
•   Keynote
•   Numbers
•   iMovie
•   iPhoto
•   GarageBand
      Must Have Apps
• Evernote
• Chrome
• Dropbox, Google Drive, or
  Skydrive
• StarWalk
• ShowMe
• Google+ (Hangout)
                Tips
• Switch Open Apps – Double-tap
  Home button
 – You can use four or five fingers to
   swipe left or right to switch between
   open apps, or swipe up to reveal the
   open apps on the multitasking bar.
• Move App Icons
 – Touch and hold. Move at will.
 – Hold at edge of screen to change
   page.
                 Tips
• Create Folders
  – Drag one icon onto another
• Add emoticons to keyboard
  – Settings – General – Keyboard
  – Add “Emoji” keyboard
• Print Screen
  – Press sleep/wake and home button
  – Screenshot will be in in Photos
               Tips
• http://www.techsupportalert.com/
  content/ipad-tips-and-
  tricks.htm#Switch-Open-Apps
• http://www.techradar.com/us/new
  s/mobile-computing/tablets/50-
  really-useful-ipad-tips-and-tricks-
  688556
• http://osxdaily.com/2012/03/20/14-
  ipad-tips-tricks/
     Classroom Storage
       Environments 1
• iCloud
  – Cloud storage by Apple ID, 5GB free
  – iCloud.com web page
  – Native Pages, Keynote, Numbers,
    Notes, pics, cal, etc.
• Google Drive
  – Use Drive App
  – Access to all docs in Drive
  – Pages, etc. can save to Drive
     Classroom Storage
       Environments 2
• Microsoft SkyDrive
  – Use SkyDrive app
  – Access to all docs via SkyDrive
  – Pages, etc. can save to SkyDrive
• Dropbox
  – Use Dropbox app
  – Access to all docs via Dropbox
  – Pages, etc. can save to Dropbox
    Classroom Storage
      Environments 3
• Evernote
 – Self contained, syncs to PC, Mac,
   etc.
 – Limited export to Pages, etc.
 – Skitch, Penultimate, Clipper, etc. are
   components
 – Limited upload per month
 – Good Stuff $45 per year
      Video Conferencing
• FaceTime
 –   http://www.apple.com/ios/facetime/
 –   A “call” from Contacts
 –   Apple devices only (Mac)
 –   Point to point, WiFi or 4G
 –   Limited
      Video Conferencing
• Hangout
 –   http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/
 –   Up to 10 with camera / audio
 –   Any device
 –   Any network
 –   Share screens
 –   Record and playback
 –   Broadcast
Part 2 – Management
                 iTunes
• Basics
 – iTunes Account
     • Each teacher/student
     • Classroom account
 –   Credit Card-less account
 –   App Store
 –   Syncing Apps
 –   Rearranging Icons
         Apple
Volume Purchase Program
• http://www.apple.com/education/v
  olume-purchase-program/
• Program Manager - District
  – Buys Volume Voucher Cards
  – Distributes Cards
• Program Facilitator – School
  – Special Email – like PF1@school.org
  – Use Cards at special purchase site
  – VPP Education Store
      Simple Classroom
        Management
• Scenario
  – Teacher has 5-25 iPads
    • Wants to manage and sync them
• Solution
  – Buy apps, install one copy on Master
    iPad, hold other licenses
  – Configure iPad as desired
  – Use iTunes and Sync Case
    • Backup Teacher iPad, Sync to others
       Simple Sync
  iPads and Applications
• Syncing from an iPad case using
  iTunes
  – Connect, Select in iTunes, Right-
    click, Restore
• http://www.ipadcarts.com/solution
  s/Netsafe2-IP.htm
• Limitations of iTunes & Windows
• Apple Mac is ideal iPad
  management platform
        More Advanced:
 iPhone Configuration Utility
• Create, encrypt, and install
  configuration profiles, track and install
  provisioning profiles and authorized
  apps, and capture device information,
  such as console logs
• http://www.apple.com/support/iphone/e
  nterprise/
  – Scroll down to iPhone Configuration Utility
   Simple Management
    with iPhone Utility
• Connect iPads to management PC
 – Create profile with desired
   restrictions
   • Run utility at PC or Mac
   • Creates file that can be installed via
     USB, email attachment or web link
   • Wide range of restrictions
   • Put on Teacher iPad and Sync
 – Easy
     Apple Configurator
• http://www.apple.com/support/ipa
  d/enterprise/
• Requires a Mac
• Much more involved
• Enterprise-wide deployment
• Problematic
• Not recommended
  Mobile Device Manager
• Meraki
  – Easy, Free
• Microsoft
  – Included with Server 2008 R2 and
    2012
• Others
  – There are many
    • http://www.enterpriseios.com/wiki/Comp
      arison_MDM_Providers
Part 3 – Classroom Uses
  & Content Creation
          Apps for Teachers
SkyDive                    Dragon Dictation
Splashtop                  Gdrive
ShowMe                     GoObserve
Educreation                Penultimate
PowerSchool for Students   Edutopia
PowerTeacher Mobile        Logmein
DropBox                    Chrome remote data
Paperdesk                  Skitch
Google Drive               iUnarchive
ScreenChomp                Wikihood
   Education Collection
• Read- Alphabet, Phonics,
  Vocabulary, Reading Aloud, Books
  for Beginners and Games
   Education Collection
• Math-Numbers&Operations,
  Geometry&More, Algebra,
  Calculus, Probability & Statistics,
  Applying Math and Math Games
   Education Collection
• English As a Second Language –
  Reading, Vocabulary & Grammar,
  Speaking & Listening and
  Dictionaries
   Education Collection
• Chemistry – The Elements,
  Molecules & Atoms, Reactions,
  Reference & Tools
   Education Collection
• Write – Storytelling, Preparing
  Writing, Alphabet, Spelling &
  Grammar, Vocabulary, Reference,
  Games
   Education Collection
• Life Science – General Biology,
  Anatomy & Physiology, Plant &
  Animal Biology, Applying Life
  Science, Reference Tools, Games
   Education Collection
• Music- Music Appreciation,
  Performance & Practice, Music
  Theory, Composition & Notation,
  History
   Education Collection
• Geography – Maps, World Facts,
  People & Cultures, Earth Science
  & Games
   Education Collection
• Special Education – Organization,
  Life Skills, Diagnostics &
  Reference, Literacy & Learning,
  Language Development, Seeing &
  Hearing, Emotional Development
  & Communication
        Authoring Tools
• iBooks Author-FREE
 – Only available on Mac (Mac App Store)
 – Drag and drop, no coding necessary
 – Widgets provided by Apple, you supply the content


• CK-12 (Flexbooks)-FREE
 – Aligned to the Common Core
 – Customizable! Create your own or use one already
   created
 – Khan Academy built in (via YouTube)
 – Works on iPad or browser
        Creating with iPad
• iWork                            • Pages
  – Pages, Keynote,                  –   Best word processor for iPad
                                     –   Exports as .pages, .pdf, or .doc
    Numbers
                                     –   Imports .pages, and .doc/.docx
     • Sync with iCloud
     • $9.99, works with
       iPhone and iPad
     • 50% Discount if bought
                                   • Keynote
                                     –   Presentation mode
       in bulk (20+) through the
                                     –   Exports as .key, .pdf, or .ppt
       Volume Purchase
                                     –   Imports .key and .ppt/.pptx
       Program (VPP)


                                   • Numbers
                                     –   Great themes included for early
                                         learners
                                     –   Exports as .numbers, .pdf, or .xls
                                     –   Imports .numbers and .xls/.xlsx
       iWork Alternatives
• Pages
  – OnLive Desktop, Quickoffice Pro, DocsToGo
• Keynote
  – SlideShark, Haiku Deck,
• Numbers
  – Still looking….
                  Collaboration
• Google Drive-FREE
  –   Works across platforms (iOS, OSX, Windows, Android, ANY mobile
      browser), share folders/documents, create new documents from within
      app, saves version history

• Evernote-FREE
  –   Share notebooks, Share notes (email, facebook, twitter), works across
      platforms (iOS, OSX, Windows, Android)

• Edmodo (for teachers)-FREE
  –   Works across platforms (iOS, OSX, Windows, Android, ANY mobile
      browser), assign/track/grade assignments, communicate safely with
      students AND parents, built in calendar/notifications, supports numerous
      file formats/video embeds/hyperlinks out

• Awesome Note HD-$4.99
  –   Integrated with iPad’s built in calendar, notifications, syncs with Google
      Drive, different entry formats (diary, to-do, calendar, notes),
     STEM Great Links
• 50 BEST STEM APPS
 – http://www.burnsmcdblog.com/2012/0
   6/06/10-must-download-stem-ipad-
   apps-for-kids/
• 10 MUST-DOWNLOAD STEM IPAD
  APPS FOR KIDS
 – http://www.onlineuniversities.com/bl
   og/2012/05/50-best-ipad-apps-for-
   stem-education/
       Must Have Links
• www.iteachcenter.org
• www.edtech411.com
• http://learninginhand.com/do
• http://hookedoninnovation.com/2012/05/
  01/top-10-things-not-to-do-in-a-11-ipad-
  initiative/
• http://tericeschneider.com/?p=33
• http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/ar
  ticle/2012/06/honor-roll-50-must-read-k-
  12-education-it-blogs
       Must Have Links
• http://www.appannie.com/top/ipad/unite
  d-states/education/
• http://alicechristie.org/edtech/mobile/B
  est_Mobile_Apps.pptx
• http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/articl
  e/comparing-the-ipad-mini-displays-
  pixels-to-other-tablets
• http://edtechteacher.org/index.php/teac
  hing-technology/mobile-technology-
  apps/ipad-as#organized
            Wrap-up
• The material we have used is
  yours too.
• Feel free to edit / add / delete
• Check www.iteachcenter.com for
  updates
• Contact Nicole, Andy, or myself
 – brent@kennesaw.edu
 – 770-499-3262 (main number)
Go iPads!
     ===== Things to Bring
•   iPads
•   Video T switch and cables
•   Video Adapters
•   Sync Case

								
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