Middle School Pilot

Apps on the middle school iPads (as of 2/3/14) See also Apps page.
Book creator
Destiny Quest
Dropbox
Duolingo
Edmodo
Evernote
Explain Everything
Garageband
Google Drive
iBooks
iMovie
iPhoto
Keynote
Kindle
Learning Ally
Myhomework student planner
Nearpod
Notability
Numbers
Overdrive
Pages
Paper53
Sketchbook Express
Subtext
Tellagami
Thinking Blocks Ratios


T21 training for middle school teachers throughout the school year.

Training for middle school pilot teachers August 28 and 29, 2013
Scoop It - to sign up for iPad ideas.

Middle school iPad training 8/27/2013

Scan - to read a QR code
Not covered - but if you want to make your own QR codes:
Dropbox - a place to store files and also share folders
  • Signup for an account (save info in Notes!)
  • learn how to use DropBox - need to have a login
  • free 2 GB of storage
  • free 1 GB for everyone you invite
Pages
Keynote
Numbers (not covered in training)

iMovie - tutorial (in YouTube)
  • start with facts and pictures
  • example: find 5 things in history on the day (not the year) you were born
  • to teach it: have a student put it on the classroom display (e.g. Apple TV)
  • suggest that students always work in pairs
  • Go to marquee and tap on ? to see what is what on the screen
  • Go to "More Help" - how to create a project and how to create a trailer (which takes longer)
  • Use 12 seconds of a song or less to make it legal
iMovie Suggestions:

Garage Band

iPhoto


Apple
Apple Education Resources Page
iTunes U resources


Google Drive
  • 30 GB of space
  • can create files on Google Drive
Using Google drive on an iPad
Sharing items from Google Drive


Good to know:
  • 4 finger swipe
  • double-click home button and 4 finger swipe to the right and adjust the brightness of the iPad to minimize battery drain
  • in settings, under Brightness & Wallpaper students can select a picture from their camera roll for their background


MacBook Pro tutorials

MacBook Pro Learn how to use it


2-day Summer Training - Trained Teachers