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Taking maryvale into the future

Taking Maryvale into the Future

iMaryvale


Why ipad

Why iPad?

Why Maryvale?

Why now?


Introducing the ipad

Introducing the iPad

  • iPad 2


Why ipad1

Why iPad?

An iPad is a book-sized touch screen computing device.


Why ipad2

Why iPad?

  • Multi-touch glass with one single button

  • Small, 1.5 lbs.

  • Battery lasts up to 10 hrs.

  • Built-in speakers

  • Built-in microphone

  • Relatively inexpensive

  • Powerful

  • Can be used with a keyboard or a stylus


Why ipad3

Why iPad?

  • Wow!

  • Cutting edge technology

  • Computer capabilities in a small package

  • Makes learning fun

  • Addresses all learning styles

  • Lighten the backpack

  • Organization


Why ipad4

Why iPad?

  • Instant “on”

  • Email

  • Apps

  • Internet

  • Productivity

    tools

  • Memory

  • Ease of use

  • No viruses


Why now

Why now?

  • It’s time…going green, “cloud” computing

  • Access to the Internet for all classes

  • Students want to use it – motivational


Most asked questions from parents

Most Asked Questions From Parents

  • Will the textbooks be on the iPads?

  • Does the $150 tech fee increase mean that you are buying the iPads?

  • What are the students going to do with the iPads?

  • Will the students be able to take the iPads home?

  • Will the students be able to buy apps?

  • Will students get the new iPad 2?


What can students do with an ipad

What can students do with an iPad?


Active learning

Active Learning

  • Use Apps

    • Specialized apps for differentiated learning

  • Play Music

    • Listen to music in a foreign language or play a piano

  • Listen to Podcasts

    • Learn grammar or listen to a first hand account


Learning about the heart

Learning about the Heart


Active learning1

Active Learning

  • Take Notes and Create Presentations

    • Use productivity tools such as Pages, Keynote and Numbers

  • Watch Videos

    • Learn about a chemical reaction or the human body

  • Do Research

    • Immediate information available at their fingertips

  • Read books

    • Never leave a book in the locker or lose it again


A learning tool not a teaching tool

A Learning Tool, not a Teaching Tool

  • Use technology their way

  • Supplement learning

  • Motivate - options for learning

    • listening to podcasts

    • online activities

  • Real time learning – always connected


Books vs ipad

Books vs. iPad

Textbooks or specific chapters can be downloaded anytime that there is an Internet connection. They can be read even without an Internet connection.


Some of the available ibooks

Some of the Available iBooks

FREE

  • Jane Eyre

  • A Midsummer’s Night Dream

  • Romeo and Juliet

  • Sharp Grammar – Kaplan Study Guide

  • The Odyssey

  • The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

  • United States Bill of Rights


English department

English Department

  • Going digital

  • All novels will be on the iPad

  • If want a book, can purchase it but expectation will be to use iPads

  • Exceptions may be the vocabulary and sentence writing books

  • Still have a couple of workbooks


Kindle books

Kindle Books

  • Kindle App available for iPad

  • 6th grade books available on Kindle

    • The Giver

      • Kindle Edition – $6.64

      • Paperback - $6.99

    • Number the Stars

      • Kindle Edition -$6.64

      • Paperback - $6.99

    • Bridge to Terabithia

      • Kindle Edition - $5.99

      • Paperback - $6.99


Inkling textbook store

Inkling Textbook Store

  • Some textbooks available now

  • New ones added recently

  • Buy the entire book or a chapter at a time for $3.99 each

  • Books Available Now

    • Biology

    • Psychology

    • Photography

    • Music Appreciation

    • Sociology

    • Elements of Style

    • The Art of Public Speaking

    • Medical Physiology

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Inkling

Inkling

  • March 23, 2011

  • Both McGraw-Hill and Pearson, two of the largest educational content providers in the world, have invested in Inkling.

  • Announced some significant content commitments, including the following: • The top 100 undergrad titles from McGraw-Hill Higher Education. • The top medical reference titles from McGraw-Hill Professional. • A full MBA curriculum from Pearson Education. • Top undergraduate titles from Pearson Education. • A full medical education curriculum from WoltersKluwer Health.


Runs almost all of the 300 000 apps for iphone and ipod touch

Runs almost all of the 300,000 apps for iPhone and iPod touch

Many apps are added on a daily basis!


Free or inexpensive apps

Free or Inexpensive Apps

  • Unlike expensive software for laptops, the most commonly used apps are either free or relatively inexpensive for the iPad - from $0.99 to $9.99 (for Pages or Keynote).

  • Microsoft Office 2010 -Suggested retail price: $279.99


Home use

Home Use

  • Continuous Internet access while on campus and possibly at home if a student’s family has a wireless home network set up.

  • Students will use their parent’s iTunes account to use the iPad.


Assistive technology

Assistive Technology

  • Screen reader

  • Support for playback of closed-caption content


Printing

Printing

New printers are on the market that can be used with iPads.


Printing from pages

Printing from Pages

Send your Pages files to yourself to be printed from a computer.


Information

Information

  • Parents and students will sign an iPad Agreement.

  • A new Acceptable Use Policy will be implemented.

  • Parents will be trained to use the iPad before student iPads will be issued.

  • Safety controls and Internet Safety information will be available.


Conclusion

Conclusion

  • iPads will allow students access to the Internet and electronic resources they need for their classes.

  • Piloting an iPad program for one year would give us valuable information regarding its use inside and outside of the classroom.


Conclusion1

Conclusion

  • Educational comparisons between other devices and the iPad indicate that the iPad would suit our students’ needs.

  • Buying the iPad and by assessing a yearly $150.00 device fee, instead of having the students purchase their own, allows for all families at MVP to afford this technologically advanced learning tool for their daughters.


Questions

Questions?

  • Contact

    Lisa Cohen

    [email protected]

    410-308-8595

    Sarah Butcher

    [email protected]

    410-308-8596


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