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1 iPad Basic Training Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask a 2-year-old.

2 Overview About iOS Devices Device Basics Settings iTunes and App Store App Management Evaluating Apps Browsing Camera Apps: Productivity Toolkit

3 iOS Devices Multi-touch technology Up to 10 hours of battery life Instant on Internal mic WiFi (or WiFi + 3G) HD video camera Safe and secure Built-in accessibility Free iOS updates

4 iPad Controls Home Front Camera Status Bar Multi-touch Screen Apps Screen View Indicator

5 iPad Controls Back Camera Microphone Headphone Jack Speaker Dock Connector

6 Screens Swiping – Right, left, up, down – Where am I? Search – Swipe left to right – Home button On-screen keyboard – Activate – Hide

7 Status Bar Wireless connection indicator Time Bluetooth Battery status – Charging – Not Charging Laptops and some USB ports

8 Settings Personalize your iPad Set the date and time Configure your network connection Change other iPad settings Control features in apps Etc.

9 Settings WiFi – Connect (check status bar) General Settings – Date and Time – Auto-Lock – Restrictions – Etc. Navigation arrows

10 Accessibility VoiceOver speaks items on the screen Zoom magnifies the entire screen Large Text makes text larger in Contacts, Mail and Notes White on Black reverses contrast

11 Scavenger Hunt Change your wallpaper Change your Auto-Lock setting Check the date and time Turn Location Services on for Google Earth List available WiFi Networks

12 iTunes Source for content – Music – Movies – TV Shows – Podcasts – Audiobooks – Etc. Must have an iTunes account to download apps – Do not need credit card to download free apps Work with a partner – Search for a free podcast in a shared area of interest

13 App Management Appsbergers: an addiction to apps Moving Deleting Folders Viewing and closing open apps Evaluating apps

14 Moving and Deleting Apps Touch and hold any icon until all jiggle Can slide any icon to rearrange or put on another screen Can delete installed apps by touching x Cannot delete native apps

15 Creating Folders Press and hold any icon until all jiggle Drag one icon on top of another Folder window will open with suggested name – Can rename To remove, press and hold, drag out of folder

16 View and Close Open Apps Double click Home button Open apps appear at bottom for quick access Press and hold any icon until all jiggle Press minus sign in corner to close Does not remove app from device

17 App Store Searching for apps Selecting compatible apps for your device – + next to price indicates universal app Customer ratings and reviews

18 Downloading Apps Can download either on iPad or on computer through iTunes to sync with iPad Click Free or Buy App Click Download Enter password Download starts automatically Will sync with iTunes next time you connect with computer Work with others in your discipline to find a free app to download and install (rubric)

19 App Evaluation Guide Handout pdf pdf rubric-for-educational-apps.html rubric-for-educational-apps.html

20 Browsing Safari – Access the key Hide the keyboard – Users manual – 50 top tips and tricks: 0-really-useful-ipad-tips-and-tricks really-useful-ipad-tips-and-tricks – Adding and accessing bookmarks – Zooming in and out – Viewing and closing multiple pages

21 Camera Switching cameras – Rotation lock to make shutter access easier Focus and light meter Switching from still to video Screen Shots

22 Managing Photos Accessing photos Management bar – Slide Show – Slider – Deleting Downloading to computer

23 Managing Camera and Photo Screens

24 Productivity Toolkit Diigo – – Bookmark, notes, pictures Dropbox – – Share files among devices neuAnnotate – PDF reader iBooks – Project Gutenberg books, iTunes books (paid content) Total Recall – Mind Mapping

25 Anywhere, anytime access Differentiated curriculum Multi-sensory Interactive Highly motivating Good practice for sharing in a small group Keep individual needs in mind Learning Tools

26 Resources /ipad-app-of-the-week-add-to-home-screen/ /ipad-app-of-the-week-add-to-home-screen/

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