iPad 201 Training

March 21st

SAMR in 120 Seconds
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SAMR Model Flow Chart

i-nigma QR Code Reader and Generator

The magic of QR codes in the classroom - Karen Mensing

Where do you fit in the SAMR model?

iPad is...

Apple iPad TV ad - iPad is Delicious

50 really useful iPad tips and tricks

  • Organization
  • Functionality
  • Security

31 Educational Web Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

Cloud Storage and Sharing
  • Google Drive
  • Dropbox
Social Media
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • Pinterest
  • Edmodo
  • Tweetdeck
  • Remind101
Student Response Systems
  • Socrative
  • Edmodo
  • TodaysMeet
  • Poll Everywhere
Note-taking, presentation, and annotation
  • Diigo
  • Slideshare
  • Evernote
  • Prezi
  • ThingLink
  • Flipboard


App to help you get the most out of your iPad

Google Forms

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Mind Mapping and Graphic Organizer Apps


Create graphic organizers quickly and easily

Good for whole class use on one iPad

Simple and easy to use

Have to export or screen shot popplets to save

Create a Popplet

If you haven't already, download the Popplet app from the app store

Create a Popplet to introduce yourself

Name, School, Subject/grade level, hobbies, etc.


Create detailed graphic organizers

More complex

More functions

Can save graphic organizers

Have to purchase upgrade to add images and other features


Build mind maps

Easy to use

Can save multiple mind maps

Free version is limited

Digital Story Telling


Free on iPads purchased after September

Movie and trailer templates

Saved to individual iPad

Export to camera roll

Turn in via Edmodo or other platform from camera roll

Tips: have students complete a story board prior to creating video to complete video in one class period.

Create an iMovie

Take a few minutes to get up, explore the building

Take some pictures of murals, people working, the building

Interview someone- What do they like best about teaching?

Create a short iMovie using a trailer template or a movie template

Review Games, Quizzes, Warm-ups, Exit slips, etc.




Students enter a room number to access your quizzes (642800)

Can load pre-made quizzes

Can run single questions on the fly

Google Web Tools

Google Maps

  • Create collaborative maps
  • Create school district maps
  • Create family heritage maps
  • Get walking, biking, public transit directions
  • Understand traffic patterns
  • Compare neighborhoods around the country and world
  • Writing inspiration

Google Earth

  • Create virtual field trips
  • Use existing lessons in Google Earth to engage students
  • Visit places otherwise not accessible
  • Have students create projects
  • View Historical Imagery to travel back in time
  • Explore biomes and habitats
  • Explore Mars or the Moon
  • Real world Math lessons
  • Compare and contrast physical and cultural landscapes for geography

Google Street View

  • Explore the world's treasures up close without leaving the classroom
  • World Wonders Project- modern and ancient world
  • Art Project- presenting the world's art work
  • Yad Vashem- remembering the Holocaust
  • Dead Sea Scrolls-Digitizing biblical manuscripts
  • Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

Communication and Collaboration


  • Secure platform
Use with Students
  • Assignments
  • Discussion Boards
  • Quizzes
  • Polls
  • Reminders and Alerts
Professional Learning Communities

  • Collaborate with others in district
  • Collaborate with others around the world

Google Drive

  • Requires student accounts if using with students
  • Organize files and documents
  • Access anywhere on the cloud
  • Compatible with multiple devices
  • Streamline sharing and collaboration
  • Pair with other google apps and scripts to improve dissemination of documents and student feedback


Place to store your documents and files on the cloud

Access anywhere

Create a dropitto.me account and students can submit work directly to you

Great for sharing large files and avoiding lots of emails in your inbox


Platform to develop lessons and share content with students

Place to find pre-made lessons from other people

Get ideas

Voice to Text

Quick Voice

Record your voice

Email recordings

Need Quick Voice Pro to construct emails from voice recordings

Dragon Dictation

Records voice to text

Record notes using just your voice

Tutorial: Your office secretary -- using Dragon Dictation application for ipad