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2012-05-12: North Bay CUE

Agenda

Introduction to the New iPad
  • What's in the box and buttons
  • Discussion about accessories
    • Worth considering, the camera connection kit
      • Connect the following devices to the iPad
        • Camera or SD Card
        • USB Keyboard
        • USB Mouse
        • Microphone
  • General Controls
  • Setting up your iPad
  • Reset your iPad
Adding Content to your iPad

iTunes App Store

  • Searching
  • Organizing
  • Removing 
  • Syncing
iOS 5 Features
  • Messaging
  • iCloud
  • Voice Dictation
Growing List of iPad Apps for Education

Taking your iPad Online 
  • Connecting to a wireless access point
  • Communicating with the iPad
    • Chat (FaceTime, Skype)
  • Browsing the Internet
    • Adding bookmarks
    • Saving images
Mobile Learning in Action!
Bonus: Fun with AirPlay

Wrap Up!





Activity 1: Working with eDocuments
iOS Apps Needed: iBooks, GoodNotes Free
Other options: Kindle, Notability ($), GoodReader ($)
Goal: Using iBooks, practice bookmarking and taking notes in an eBook.  Also take some time to explore the interactive features of an iBooks Author-created eBook. Using GoodNotes Free, practice annotating a PDF.

Discussion: How does reading and working with eDocuments compare with working with paper? 

Activity 2: Screencasting Tools
iOS Apps Needed: Skitch, EduCreations
Other options: ShowMe, Explain Everything ($)
Goal: Using Skitch and/or EduCreations, create a labeled diagram and a short video (1 to 2 minutes) in your given subject area.  The diagram could be a screenshot or a photo taken with the iPad. This could be a video about a problem in math, or diagraming  a sentence, or even drawing a map and describing a particular event. 

Discussion:  How could you use this in your classroom?  How could your students use these tools? 

Activity 3: Digital Storytelling
iOS Apps Needed: Puppet Pals, Toontastic
Other options: Creative Book Builder ($), SonicPics ($)
Goal: Using Puppet Pals or Toontastic, narrate and record your interpretation of your favorite fairy tale or short story.  

Discussion:  How would you scaffold this type of activity in your classroom?


Activity 4: Video Creation
iOS Apps Needed: Splice
Other options: iMovie ($)
Goal: Using Skitch and/or EduCreations, create a labeled diagram and a short video (1 to 2 minutes) in your given subject area.  The diagram could be a screenshot or a photo taken with the iPad. This could be a video about a problem in math, or diagraming  a sentence, or even drawing a map and describing a particular event. 

Discussion:  How could you use this in your classroom?  How could your students use these tools?

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Burt Lo,
May 12, 2012, 7:35 AM
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