2011-08-26 iPad in Education at Campbell Hall (Warren Dale)

Warren Dale

Apple Distinguished Educator
Technology Coordinator, Los Angeles Unified Schools


Welcome Activity (15)

iPad 2 Video (Alternate Location)

Something Magical

Watch a Newspaper

Getting Started

Facetime Demo (or Skype Demo) Mark Dohn, ADE

GarageBand Demo ($4.99 from Apple)

Apple's Official iPad in Education Site: https://www.apple.com/education/ipad/

Discussion: What does this device mean for education?

iPad as 1:1 Device

Overview of iPad 2 (15)

What's in the box?

Setting Up the iPad

Hardware Controls

Software Controls


Getting Online

iTunes Accounts

How to create an iTunes Account (Simple and Recommended): http://support.apple.com/kb/ht2731

How to create an iTunes Account without a Credit Card (A Bit More Complicated): http://support.apple.com/kb/ht2534

Syncing with iTunes

iTunes U

iTunes App Store

Volume Licensing for Schools

Activity 1: Create a Video (30)

Splice 2.0 Tutorial - Getting Started (Video)

Download the Splice App for iOS

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 Animoto, Vimeo, or Apple's iMovie for 4.99

Activity 2: Annotate an eBook (30)

The End of Books? (Blog Post)

Create an account at Amazon.com or login.

Download the Kindle App for iPad.

Register your kindle (from inside the app).

Download The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Search for "public library" in the text.

Annotate something important in his story about establishing the Philadelphia Public Library

View your annotations online at https://kindle.amazon.com/your_highlights

BONUS: 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. (Link may not work.)

Activity 3: Edit a Google Doc (30)

Editing Google Docs on The Go (Blog Post & Video)

Share your docs on the go with the improved Google Docs for mobile (Blog Post)

Create an account at docs.google.com or login.

Visit docs.google.com on the iPad.

Open a document and click edit.

Your work is automagically saved in "the cloud." It is backed up and you can access it from any web browser.

Try collaborative editing with us using this demo document.

BONUS: Click on the downward chevron and select "use desktop version" to have access to additional features.

Optional: Try creating a Form, which can easily be filled out on an iPad (for custom walk throughs or rubrics).

More Activities: Elective (15)

Visit Live Binders, Susan Brooks

Visit Apptivities.org and browse for something relevant to you or your students.

BONUS: You might also want to try Google Translate!

So you Know
Email - how to change settings so it downloads more than 3 days of mail (everyone's iPad is already setup for email with our Exchange server)
How to toggle between apps
How to get symbols on keyboard
Updating Apps

Reflection Activity (15)

Use PhotoBooth to make a video reflection.

How do you plan to use the iPad in your role as an educator?

How do you plan to use it with students?

Additional Resources:

One Year Later: Assessing the Impact of iPads on Education

Growing List of iPad Apps for Education

iSchool Initiative


Check out these slide decks by Cheryl Davis, Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Teacher:

A Community effort to Grade Educational Apps: http://www.iear.org/

More (from CUE's iPad in Education workshops): http://ipad.cuetoyou.net/events

Online Evaluation

CUELA, Join us for some great, local hand's-on training!