iPad Use for Everyone!

Tips, Tricks, and Apps


Tips and Tricks

  • Airplane mode to save power and charge faster
  • Double tap home to close all programs
  • Multitasking gestures - closing apps with your whole hand and swipe up to close
  • Guided access - allows you to block or lock a student into certain parts of an app.
  • Split keyboard - put your thumbs on G and H and quickly move them apart
  • Spotlight search - swipe down anywhere on the screen and search for something specific.
  • Safari website to icon - click on the up arrow icon and make a website an icon
  • Other settings you know of
  • Reflector or Air Server - two different programs to download onto a PC or Mac that will allow you to mirror your iPad screen onto the computer.

Apps for Teachers

Apps for ELAR

Apps for Math

Apps for Science

Apps for Social Studies

Other apps to check out

  • Word Clouds
  • Wild Friends
  • Chicktionary
  • Cell Defender
  • Word Friends
  • Endless Alphabet
  • Endless Reader
  • Letter School
  • Piig Labs
  • iTooch elementary
  • Virtual Nerd Math
  • Touch Surgery - NOT for the faint of heart!

Holly Curry

Digital Learning Specialist

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