What iPad Can Do for You and Your Students
Omaha Public Schools
July 16, 2013
Explore the possibilities when teachers and students use iPads for teaching and learning!
- 8:30-10:00 QR Codes, Keyboarding, Graphic Organizers
- 10:00-10:15 Break
- 10:15-11:30 Comics, Collages, Animations
- 11:30-12:30 Lunch
- 12:30-2:00 Slideshows, Quizzing
- 2:00-2:15 Break
- 2:15-3:30 Screencasting, Books, Reflecting
- Get a free account at PollEverywhere.com
- Unlimited number of polls.
- Each poll is limited to 40 responses.
- Multiple choice and open-ended questions
- Scan QR codes with i-nigma app
- QR Code Quote Posters
- QR Resource Posters
- Create QR codes at goqr.me
- QR Code Sticker Printer ($65)
- 75 Ways to Say Good Job QR Code Enabled Poster
- Tony Vincent's video about QR codes
Take a screenshot by quickly pressing and releasing the Home and Sleep buttons at the same time. Screenshots are saved in the Camera Roll in the Photos app.
- Touch and hold certain keys to access hidden characters. For example, touch and hold the 0 key to see a degree symbol. Touch and hold the ! key to see an apostrophe.
- Pull the keyboard apart to split it into two. Now you can hold iPad while typing with your thumbs.
- Double-tap the spacebar at the end of sentence to insert a period, a space, and to activate the shift button.
- Tap the spacebar with two, three, four, or five fingers at once to type that many spaces at once.
- Shake your device to see the Undo button.
- Free PDF graphic organizers
- Open PDFs in Adobe Reader. Share through email or other apps like Instashare.
- Strip Designer is $2.99. You can make multi-panel comics.
- Make one-photo comics for free with Comic Touch Lite.
- Pic Collage app is great for combining images and text.
- You can collage images using Bump and combine images into a PDF using Bindle. Here how.
- Easily collect text, images, videos, and web links into one digital wall.
- Read or watch lots more about online sticky note walls in Tony's video.
- Funny Movie Maker is free. Pick a photo and then record your lips speaker. Your lips are placed on top of your photo.
- Puppet Pals HD is free, but you'll want the Directors Pass for $2.99 so that you can use your own images as puppets and backgrounds.
- Tellagmi is free. Select a background and then make an avatar speak in front of it. Limited to 30 seconds. To make a longer video or to change backgrounds in the same video, make a series of Tellagami videos and stitch them together using the Splice app.
- Make simply and beautiful slideshows with Haiku Deck.
- Import images into 30hands where you can record audio for a series of images. Export as a movie to the Camera Roll.
- How to take a screenshot
- Save images in Safari by touching and holding the image. Tap the Save button that appears. The image is saved into your Camera Roll/Photo Library/Photos App.
- Zoom the screen
- Turn on Speak Text in Settings > General > Accessibility
- Guided Access locks iPad into one app
- AirServer for Mac or PC to wirelessly mirror iPad's screen to a computer
- Zwipes microfiber clothes for clearing fingerprints from the screen
- 3 pack of styluses for $1.20 with free shipping
- Quizlet is a website and app for iPad. Create flash card decks or search for one that's already been made.
- Socractive.com works great on iPads. The teacher creates an account and can make quizzes. Assessment data is stored as an Excel document for you.
- Explain Everything ($2.99) is for making screencasts. Import images, drawings, and videos and draw and narrate on top of them.
- Download the free Explain Everything iBook
- For free, there's Educreations that doesn't have as many features.
- Book Creator ($4.99) lets you combine text, audio, images, and video into an eBook that you can open in iBooks.
Come to Arizona K12 Center's Mobile Learning Experience 2013 in Tucson September 16-18.