Broken iPad

Mobile Learning in the Classroom


1. Makin' Movies (30)

Download Splice (Video editor)
3-2-1 Project, Shoot some video
Options include a brief tour of the campus or your classroom, brief instructional video, or an intro video to your class for your students to watch
Edit the video.
Posting options

Go Further: Export your project to your video library to upload it elsewhere (like YouTube).

Optional: Check out Animoto or SonicPicsLite for free, or Apple's iMovie for $4.99
2. Make a Comic (20)

We're going to head to Apptivites where we'll search through some of the available activities. We'll then be making some trading cards to share with everyone in the room. For the trading cards you'll need to make sure you've loaded Comic Touch or HalfTone (99¢) on your iPad as well as Bump .
Now, create a comic strip that describes the place you'll be going this summer to get away from the stress of teaching. To get full step by step instructions check out this apptivity.

2. 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

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.
Let's try collaborative editing with this sample google doc

Finished? Go further, Take a look at other ways to use Google Docs on the iPad:
  • Let's have an app talk and share our ideas here
  • Review the results
  • Time Permitting let's set up a google form we can access from our iPad (we can also discuss ways in which forms can be useful)

iMessage & other    
iOS5 updates
Why iPad?

Activity: QR Codes (time allowing)

QR codes are Quick Response codes that quickly take you to your desired website. They are those crazy looking boxes you see everywhere. 

To view a QR code: 

Download the i-nigma app.

Open the i-nigma app. 

It opens to the camera and will automatically snap a photo of the QR code. 

The website will appear.


Download the Google App

Open the Google App.

Use the camera icon next to search. 

Click the camera icon and take a picture of the QR code. 

The link will appear.

To create a QR code. 

Copy the link for the website you'd like to create a QR code for. 

On your computer go to:

On the left side select "Create Barcode"

Paste in your url and give it a title if you like. 

Your QR code will appear. Simply right-click to save it to your computer. 

Print out your QR code and display it in your classroom. As people use a QR reader to view the image it will take them to your website. 

Google also provides a QR code generator at where you can quickly create a QR code and shortened url for the link as well.

But wait, there's more!