iPad 201

Beyond Basics to Practical Classroom Uses

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  • By the end of our time together participants will be equipped to implement two apps in the classroom tomorrow that interact with students utilizing technology to improve student success and outcomes. Two future upgrades will also be discussed.


  • Follow along at bit.ly/tcea16ipad201
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  1. How can I model the effective integration of current and emerging technology?
  2. How can the iPad be used to promote higher level thinking during classroom activities and projects?
  3. How can I more effectively use the iPad in my classroom to connect and communicate with parents?
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Educreations

Use Educreations as an interactive whiteboard for filming screencasts for student use, parent use, and general instruction.

  • Showme practically does the same thing.


Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/educreations-interactive-whiteboard/id478617061?mt=8

Explain Everything

Explain Everything is essentially a much more intensive version of ShowMe with many, many more options, tools and ways to export your clip.

  • Is there an app that will allow me to write on/edit what is on the iPad screen (write over top of ppt, apps, etc.)?


Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/explain-everything-interactive/id431493086?mt=8

Nearpod


Another app that is similar to InfuseLearning but it incorporates powerpoint type features.


Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nearpod/id523540409?mt=8

Seesaw

A student-driven digital portfolio that empowers students of all ages to independently document and share what they are learning at school.


Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/seesaw-the-learning-journal/id930565184?mt=8

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