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Using iPads in the Classroom. A Primer for Teachers. Today’s Topics. The cart iPad 101 iPad – new features Using iPads in your classroom Meaningful engagement Check for understanding Turning in work. The Cart. The Cart. Wheel locks. The Cart.
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Using iPads in the Classroom A Primer for Teachers
Today’s Topics • The cart • iPad 101 • iPad – new features • Using iPads in your classroom • Meaningful engagement • Check for understanding • Turning in work
The Cart • Wheel locks
The Cart • Plug in cart – plug in iPads – flick red switch • View lights on top and on back panel
iPad Overview • Turning on & turning off the iPad; starting an app; recharging iPad; main features
General Settings • Settings Store User: email@example.com Password: Walnut2020
Changing a Single Letter • Press and hold; then roll your finger
Are You a Thumb Typist? • Well, are you, punk?
Keeping iPads Safe During Student Use • 4 hour snooze • DO NOT SHARE any passcodes • Did I mention not sharing passcodes? • Custom wallpaper • Exit ticket - great summary activity • Give yourself time; it’s not electronic babysitting as usual • DON’T SHARE THE PASSCODE
Scheduling / Checking Out/ Restricting • Scheduling – visit www.WalnutResources.com and click ‘Reserve an iPad Cart!” • Room check out / check in - use the ‘roster # matches iPad #’ technique • Restrictions – completely locked down. Sorry.
The Cart • Orange lock code: • iPad unlock code: • Pick up/drop off @ TDC • Glass to the RIGHT, cable icon to the RIGHT.
Using iPads in Your Classroom • Uses: • Reinforce / explore / practice • Research & create • Meaningful engagement • Check for understanding / exit ticket • Turning student work in
Explore / Writing Prompt / Practice • Some ideas: • TourWrist • Apps by content folder • CK-12 books find them at CLRN:www.ck12.org/student/
Meaningful Engagement • Ideas include: • NearPod • Edmodo/Schoology • Screencasting/Google forms
Meaningful Engagement • Wi-Fi based: • Poll Everywhere.com • t.socrative.com • On-the-fly questions • Quizlet.com • Google writing form on a web page • Keynote – coming soon to an iPad near you! • TourWrist as a cross-content writing prompt • HTML-based Virtual Tours (WalnutResources.com) • Edmodo: assignments, polls, push out links & files • iBooks / CK-12 books • Goal: find non-Flash based ways to work
Checking for Understanding • Ideas include: • Poll Everywhere.com • t.socrative.com • Quiz • Exit ticket • Quizlet game • Google question form on a web page • Edmodo: quizzes, polls, assignment reminders • Chalkboard it • EduCreations - on the device or create an upload solution
Turning In Student Work • Options include: • Email attachments • UploadingIt/ DropBox • Google forms online –have Google grade your quizzes! • Khan Academy – only certain content areas • EduCreationsapp – need to register for free & create a class plus have a generic email installed on iPads for turn-in to work • DataDirectoronline quizzes - iPad friendly! DD Tests
Review Today’s Topics • The cart • iPad 101 • iPad – new features • Meaningful engagement • Check for understanding • Turn in work
Thanks – Q & A time! As *if* I would know the answer to your question