Kevin Brookhouser


Opening Activity (15)
  Setting up your iPad (20)
  • Initial Connection to laptop
  • Connecting to a wireless access point
  • Accessories
USB Keyboard
USB Microphone
iPad Camera Kit Secrets ... Microphone Magic
Camera Connection Kit
iPad Cover or Case
Resources Mac|LifeiPad Case Store
  • Multitasking
  • Orientation
  • Volume
  • Navigating
    • Home button
    • Search
    • Pinching/Swipe
           Built-In Apps (15)

    Apps and the App Store (20)
  • Searching
  • Installing (need your iTunes account username/password)
  • Organizing/Folders
  • Removing

1. eBooksAnnotate an eBook (30)
The End of Books? (Blog Post)
Create an account at or login.
Download the Kindle App for iPad.
Register your kindle (from inside the app).
Download Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. 
Annotate Chapter 1: The Old Sea-Dog At The Admiral Benhow
View your annotations online at

Go Further: Search your annotations, and cut-and-paste them... or save and share them using another service, like Evernote.

Optional: Check out Apple's iBooks for free too. (Tap the iBook icon on your iPad)

Next Steps: Finding and Publishing Content in ePub Format

2: Create a Video (30)
Download the Splice App for iOS (Note: this is optimized for iPhone, but works well on iPad.)
Shoot some video!
Interview three colleagues: How might you use an iPad in your roll as an educator?
Edit the video.

BONUS: Export your project to your camera roll. Then upload it to YouTube.

Optional: Check out AnimotoVimeo, or Apple's iMovie for 4.99

Create, Collaborate, and Edit the Google Way (30)

Editing Google Docs on The Go (Blog Post & Video)
Create an account at or login.
Visit on the iPad.
Open a document and click edit. 
Your work is automatically saved in "the cloud." It is backed up and you can access it from any web browser.
Try collaborative editing with us using this sample doc

Finished? Go further, Take a look at other ways to use Google Docs on the iPad:

iTunes (10)

But wait, there's more!

Additional Resources:

Case Studies:

Online Evaluation