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K-12: Apple iPad Device Basics

 

Participants gain experience with iOS devices (iPad) for teaching and learning and as tools for daily school operations and management. They learn basic navigation and explore productivity tools, podcasts and apps. They also learn to manage workflow and create content. Learning outcomes for this workshop are the following:

  • Explore basic navigation and native applications of iPad
  • Learn how iOS devices can be used as personal tools for teaching, learning, and leadership
  • Discover how to personalize learning with iOS devices, apps, and iTunes U

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Welcome!!

Intro

Meet your iPad

Notes:

  • Press Sleep/Wake button for 3 seconds to shut down iPad, otherwise iPad sleeps - battery life usually good for 1 day "Active" use, 3-5 day "Light" use
  • iPad 2 and "new" iPad have front / rear cameras. iPad 1 = NO Camera
  • Dock connector used to charge / sync (can be used with a dongle for connecting to a projector)
  • Screen is "gorilla glass" - multi-touch, reacts to electrical signals transmitted through skin contact
    • Must press with finger, no nails
  • Swipe right to left to change screens
  • Swipe left to right to search 

Cleaning your iPad:

  • http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3226#ipads
    • Turn off iPad before cleaning
    • Use a soft, slightly damp, lint-free cloth.
    • Don’t use window cleaners, household cleaners, aerosol sprays, solvents, alcohol, ammonia, or abrasives to clean iPad.

iPad Settings

  • Airplane Mode = No wifi
    • WCPSS Wifi = Lunenburg
  • Notifications
  • Brightness and Wallpaper
  • General 
    • About
    • Software update
    • Sounds
    • Auto Lock
    • Passcode Lock
    • Restrictions
    • Side switch
    • Multi-Tasking Gestures
    • Keyboard
    • Accessibility

Setting up a Mail Account

iPad Built-in App Tour
Rearrange apps
  • Touch and hold any app on the Home screen until it jiggles.
  • Arrange the apps by dragging them.
    • This can also move apps to another screen.
    • You can create up to 11 screens. The dots above the Dock show the number of screens you have, and which screen you're viewing.
  • Press the Home button  to save your arrangement.  
    • This process can also arrange apps in your dock
    • You can have up to 6 items in your dock (folders or apps)
Create a folder
  • Touch and hold an icon until the Home screen icons begin to jiggle, then drag the icon onto another icon.
  • iPad creates a new folder that includes the two icons, and shows the folder’s name. You can tap the name field to enter a different name.
  • You can put up to 20 icons in a folder.  
Most recently used apps (Multitasking)
  • Double-click the Home button
  • The most recently used apps appear in the multitasking bar at the bottom of the screen. Flick left to see more apps.
  • To Force an app to close:  Touch and hold the app icon until it begins to jiggle, then tap the red "-"
    • This does not delete the app, it only closes it from memory. It will reappear the next time you open the app.

The App Store

Deleting an app
  • Touch and hold the app icon until it jiggles and an "x" appears. Tap "x" to delete the app, then press the Home button.
  • Important:  Deleting an app from iPad also deletes the documents and data created by the app. 
The next step with your iPad

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Touch and hold an icon until the Home screen icons begin to jiggle, then drag the icon onto another icon.

iPad creates a new folder that includes the two icons, and shows the folder’s name. You can tap the name field to enter a different name.

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