iPad for teaching and learning


Presenter: Hanna Lu     Assistant: Shelwyn Corrigan
Session 2 and 3             Room: 10


Description

This workshop introduces various ways iPad can be used in teaching and learning.
This hands-on workshop allows the participants to use iPad as a presentation tool, as a content consummation tool, as a content creation tool, as a learning tool, as well as a communication and collaboration tool. This workshop also looks into the apps (applications) developed for special needs students.
This workshop explores the findings of current pilot projects of iPad deployment in schools for teaching and learning. Practical tips on managing and deploying iPad within schools and classrooms will be discussed.

 
Seminar Outline
1.    Participants use iPad to introduce themselves.
        (app used: Doceri Remote)

2.    Presenter describes the workshop's agenda and objectives.
3.    iPad as a presentation tool
        1. MightyMeeting – Free, Connect through VGA cable
        2. Keynote – $9.99. Connect through VGA cable 
        3. WebPad Lite – Free. Connect through the web 
        4. AirSketch Free – Fee. Connect through wireless connection 
        5. Doceri Remote - $50 to $99. Connect through wireless or VPN network
        
What you will do and learn: Learn various ways for iPad to connect to the projector and use AirSketch to
        create a short presentation for your group.
4.    iPad as a content consumption tool
        1. iBook – Free App. Purchase and download books instantly to your “bookshelf”, 
        2. ICDL – Inter. Children’s Digital Library & UM. The world’s largest free collection of multi-lingual, online children’s
            books 
        3. OverDrive – Borrow Library E-Book - Free. Read books, maps, pictures, PDFs
        4. GoodReader - $4.99. Read books, maps, pictures, PDFs… 
        5. NPR news, the New Yorker, TEDtalk– Free. Free or with subscription fee
        What you will do and learn: Learn various apps to use iPad as a content consummation tool, and to 
        learn to use iBook for reading ebooks and ICDL to search and readc Children's books.
 5.    iPad as a content creation tool
        
1. Pages, Keynote, Numbers - $9.99 each. Create documents, presentations and spreadsheets 
        2. Evernote – Free. Write notes, record short speeches and share photos 
        3. iAnnotate – $9.99. PDF reader and annotation tool. Enter notes, highlights…
        What you will do and learn: Learn various apps iPad can be used to create content, notes and 
        annotate. Learn to use Evernote to create written notes and audio recordings and email them.
6.    iPad as a learning tool
        
1. E-textbook - mostly free apps, but you have to buy or rent the e-textbooks.
        
2. Learning Management System – Free. Mobile Blackboard
        
3. iAnnotate – $9.99. PDF reader and annotation tool. Enter notes, highlights…
        What you will do and learn: Learn how e-textbook content providers are working on providing e-textbooks.
        And how Learning Management System are intrgrating into iPad.
7.     iPad as a communication and collaboration tool
        1. Email. Setup shared class emails on iPads from one master Gmail account. 
        2. Dropbox – Free. Share files quickly from your laptop, desktop to your iPad 
        3. Groupboard – Free. Online whiteboard and chat, use for online tutoring, distance learning, collaborative design 
            sessions. 

        4. iBrainstorm – Free. Whiteboard with sticky notes for brainstorming.
        What you will do and learn: Learn how shared class email account is set up. Learn to use Dropbox
        and share files with your group, and use groupboard or iBrainstorm to create a project with your group
        members.
 
8. iPad for special needs students 
        1. Dragon Dictation - Free. Fantastic for recording and transcribing the spoken voice. 
        2. Taptotalk - Free. Give non-verbal child a voice.
        3. Proloquo2Go - $189.99. Full-featured augmentative communication solution for people who have difficulty 
            speaking.
        What you will do and learn: Learn how certain features of iPad can assist students with special needs. 
        Learn to use Dragon Dictation todictatie a short speech.
 
9. Explore the findings of current pilot projects of iPad usage in teaching and learning
       1. University of San Francisco iPad pilot study results
            See attachment file: iPad Study at USF_Presentation
        2 School District of Palm Beach County - http://palmbeachschooltalk.com/groups/ipadpilot/ 
        3. Trinity College , University of Melbourne
            http://www.trinity.unimelb.edu.au/about/flagship-programs/ipads-in-the-classroom.html 
        4. What do Students Think of Using iPads in Class? Pilot Survey Results 
            http://ipadeducators.ning.com/profiles/blogs/what-do-students-think-of

 
 
If there is time
1. Manage and deploy iPad within classroom
see attachment under a few ideas when starting out with iPads.pdf
2. iPad Enterprise Deployment Guide: Everything Mobile IT Needs to Know
http://www.enterprisemobiletoday.com/features/management/article.php/3887971/iPad-Enterprise-Deployment-Guide-Everything-Mobile-IT-Needs-to-Know.htm
3. special education and needs
http://www.slideshare.net/teechkidz/i-possibilities?from=share_email
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