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Lead Learner:
Youssef Elias

This workshop will focus on the use of the iPad as an instructional tool for the teachers and administrators.  There are many implementations of iPads in the classroom for student use, however this workshop will focus on how teachers and administrators can use this tool to become more efficient in their work and increase student achievement.  

Introduction and Welcome

Opening Question: Why iPads in Education?  From a teacher's perspective, what is unique about this tool?

Introduction to the iPad
  • Initial Connection
  • Connecting to a wireless access point
  • Accessories
  • General Control
  • Setting up your iPad
  • Settings
  • Syncing and Charging

Hands on with the iPad
  • Browsing the Internet
  • Safari (bulilt-in), Atomic, and others
  • Adding a Bookmark
    • iPad in Ed (
  • Saving Images
    • Tap image>Save image
    • Finding images on iPad

Google Forms on the iPad- 

  • Homework Tracker (Search "Youssef Elias" in Google Templates Gallery)
  • Classroom Observation (  and  Behavior Log

Activity 1 : Digtial Picture Frame- Great for Back to School, Open House

  • Snap photos of others in the room
  • Create a Slideshow
  • Use the iPad2 as frame to display
Activity 2 : Shooting Video- document student collaboration and projects. 

iTunes App Store and Searching
  • How to Search
  • Finding Apps
  • Searching
  • Sharing Promising Apps
  • Lists of Apps
Let's get Productive
Tools for the classroom
  • Timer+- Simple countdown timer for your classroom 
  • Doodle Buddy - Explain your lesson- Draw it out.
  • iBooks - Tons of Free Books
Wrap Up and Evaluation