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2012-02-07


Robert Craven
digitalroberto@gmail.com
twitter: @digitalroberto
http://tinyurl.com/digitalroberto
http://iengage.svusd.org

Welcome

Activities
QR Codes

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.

 

or

 

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: i-nigma.com

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 goo.gl where you can quickly create a QR code and shortened url for the link as well.


Google Docs
  • Editing Google Docs on The Go (Blog Post & Video)
  • 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 Google Doc
    • BONUS: Click on the downward chevron and select "use desktop version" to have access to sharing controls (and other features)
    • Optional: Try creating a Form, which can easily be filled out on an iPad (for custom walk throughs or rubrics)
Videos
Use the camera app on the iPad to shoot a video and edit the video with the regular camera app. For more advanced editing try iMovie, Reel Director or Splice. 

Productivity 
Dropbox and Evernote are essential apps for collecting work in the classroom. Download the Evernote app and create a free account. Once your account is created save an image to your account. This is a quick and easy way to share work between devices and computers, providing you access every where you go with the content you need. 

Classroom Demos
Splashtop Remote: Control your desktop with Splashtop Remote
ShowMe Everything: Flip your classroom with this exceptional app for screencasting on your iPad. 
Edmodo: Get classroom conversations or your site professional development discussing through this free easy to use service. Download Edmodo, create an account and use code fv505u to access our conversation.

Lesson Plans
You'll also want to look at Apptivities.org for more brilliant classroom ideas. 


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