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  1. Firbank Grammar School iPad Trial 2011

  2. Overview • Firbank iPad journey so far • Technology and the future – Horizon Report • eBooks transforming the way we read • iTunes - Hub • iPad Tips & Trick • Apps With Attitude

  3. Firbank Journey.... • Purchased iPad1 and formed a staff iPad user group June 2010 • Strategic plan and expansion of wireless network capabilities • Hosted iPad breakfasts and links with other schools and Apple. • Worked as part of an Apple IS group • Expanded number of staff iPads • Term 2 June 2011 - implementation of iPads into classroom – Yr 7 + JS’s

  4. The annual Horizons Report is a collaboration between EDUCASE Learning Initiative & The New Media The report is Dedicated to identifying emerging technologies likely to have a large impact over the next 5 YRS.

  5. Technologies to Watch in the next 12 months • eBooks moving closer to mainstream - Audio-visual, interactive with social elements • Mobiles will reappear as a primary means of accessing the Internet & Mobiles - capable computing devices • A recent report by Ericksen , studies showed by 2015 80% of people accessing the Internet will by some form of mobile device

  6. Technologies to Watch 2. - 3 Years • Augmented reality • Game-based learning

  7. Technologies to Watch 4+ Years.... • Gesture based computing • Learning Analytics

  8. Links with Tablet Technology • Mobile device with eBook capabilities

  9. iPad 2 V iPad 1

  10. Where Does the iPad Fit in the Continuum?

  11. eBooks 100 million books downloaded in less than a year 2500 publishers / 200 million credit card accounts Exceeds Amazon in ebook sales http://www.ted.com/talks/mike_matas.html

  12. iPad Tips & Tricks • Organising apps / folders / favourites • Searching for Apps • Multi-Tasking • Universal Settings - SEEING VoiceOver, Zoom , on Black, speak auto text / HEARING Use Mono Audio, closed captions • Screen shots

  13. Purchasing / Distributing iTunes Cards

  14. AppShopper

  15. Searching for Apps in iTunes Consider other categories from Education – Games? Age ratings 4+, 12+, consider in user agreement with students itunesU – Fabulous area of free resources

  16. Garageband – music creation / podcasting

  17. Victorian Government iPads for Learning Website http://www.ipadsforeducation.vic.edu.au/