iPad Agenda

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Quick Link to this page: http://tinyurl.com/ipad4admin

Date:Mar. 23, 2011
Topic: iPad for Administrators
Presenters:
Carolyn Semet, Technology Innovation Specialist
Marc Prensky
Location:
Harlem Renaissance Training Center

(@ PS 125)


Time
Topic
Resources
8:30
Welcome / Sign In

Carolyn Semet and Beth Richards, Technology Innovation Specialists

csemet@schools.nyc.gov and brichar4@schools.nyc.gov

Get your copy of Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and other Web 2.0 tools book by Will Richardson

Get your copy of Marc Prensky's book Partnering with Digital Natives for Real Learning if you haven't received it already
JOIN

RESPOND
READ

Plug in and charge
  • your iPad directly into the surge protector

DOWNLOAD (Current version needed for use with the iPad)
8:50
Welcome & Overview
Our resource page for iPads:

NYSCATE wiki iPad resources :

iPad for Administrators Resources and Articles:
Want a Stylus?
9:00
Getting to Know your iPad - The Power of the iPad for Administrators

The iPad is NOT a laptop
  • 16GB iPad with Wi-Fi (no 3G) - can connect to your school's wireless network
  • 10 hour battery life - can carry with you and don't have to charge all day

iPads allow you to do all the following on the go.
  • Observing
  • Taking notes
  • Emailing
  • Communicating
  • Collaborating
  • Presenting
  • Accessing
  • Displaying
  • Journaling
  • Reading


9:10
Out of the Box
• How to set up your iPad

• Where can you learn more about the iPad? http://www.apple.com/ipad/guided-tours/

• What are Native Apps?
  1. Safari
  2. Photos
  3. iPod
  4. iTunes
  5. App Store
  6. Videos
  7. Maps
  8. Notes
  9. Spotlight Search
  10. iBooks
  11. Calendar
  12. YouTube
9:20
Create your iTunes account
and/or connect your iPad to your existing iTunes account

Syncing your iPad with iTunes
If you HAVE already downloaded iTunes, please either:
1-Read another article from this morning.

or
2-Respond to a discussion of your choice on our learning network. Suggestions:


If you haven't already downloaded iTunes please do the following
Download iTunes 10 on your computer

Create your professional iTunes account using an iTunes gift card or credit card
Use your DOE email account to create your work iTunes account
Connect your iPad to your iTunes account

NOTE: It is best to create the account on your own laptop. If you use our machine, you will have to redownload all of your apps on your own laptop at a later point.
9:40
Taking Your iPad Online:
Setting up your iPad for wireless and email access

Setting up your iPad/ iTouch to the DOE Network - 2 steps


1. Configure the wireless settings:

Go to Settings > Network> Wi-Fi > Other > Put in your school network name and security WEP password ( This is how you would set it up to your home network also)

2. Add the Proxy:

To get the iTouch on your school's wireless Internet you need to go to your
Wi-Fi Settings. Click on the Blue Arrow next to the School's
WJBOE... or DOETWAC....network, scroll down to HTTP Proxy, click on Manual, next to Server
type in “proxy” and next to Port type in 8002. Authentication is off.

Syncing your Email on the iPad / iTouch

The following are the steps to syncing your email on iTouch

Go To Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Click on Microsoft Exchange> Fill in the info for your DOE email account
Note: The exchange server is: owa2003.nycboe.net

You can add additional email accounts by clicking on My Accounts and then click Add
10:00
Customizing Your iPad
Need to access your iTunes Account when your iPad is connected to your computer
  • Can customize pages
  • Can add up to 6 icons in the bottom tray
  • Can create folders to group apps
  • • Connecting to a wireless access point
    • Browsing the Internet
    • Using multiple browsers• Adding bookmarks
10:20
Printing from your iPad - Not so easy
Airprint with IOS 4 (Only works with newer printers that have airprint enabled - See the list or printers by scrolling to the bottom of this webpage)

Alternate Options:
  • Email to yourself and print from another computer
  • Purchase Print App for $. 99 and print from Google Docs ( Search for Print (Print to ALL printers) App)
10:30
Projecting from your iPad
Only things you can project directly using an iPad through the Dock Connector to VGA:

Easiest option:
  • Use a document camera (note: they are on Famis)
  • This works well for your school's iTouches too!
10:40
Searching and Downloading iPad Apps

You can view iPhone or iTouch apps on your iPad, but it is best to download the iPad version as it will utilize the larger screen on the iPad
Download Apps to your iPad (see the list below for some suggestions)
Share with others

Suggested Apps for Admins:
  • Evernote - Create text, photo and audio notes FREE
  • Dragon Dictation -FREE Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard.
  • Drop Box - Sync and share files online and across computers FREE
  • Free Translate - FREE Google translate app - need Wi-Fi access
  • Mobile Mouse - FREE - transforms your iPhone or iPod touch into an in air, wireless remote for your computer
  • eCove Observation Software: Administrator Edition - Great for walk through, sit down, and in-depth observations (requires software purchase)
  • View more apps here: iPad apps for administrators

Add a web app -
"When you find a web app you like, you can put it front and center on your Home screen. Just open the web app on your iPhone or iPod touch, tap the plus sign, and then tap “Add to Home screen.” A Web Clip will be added to your Home screen automatically for easy, one-tap access".
11:00
Using iPads for Administrators
Conversation with Marc Prensky

11:30
Wrap-up

Register for one of our Innovation Field Trips to see innovative technology tools in use as demonstrated by PDN teachers and students

Mar 30th - Our Lady Queens of Angels - Highlighting smartpens and iTouches

See our Innovation Field Trip site for information about all past and upcoming trips
Questions / Commentary / Final Thoughts

PLEASE COMPLETE our survey
  • Borough hosting: Manhattan
  • Class: iPad / iTouch for Leaders



11:30
Round table Lunch with Marc Prensky

Lunch is Hosted by Tequipment

Laura Robitaille
NYC Sales Representative
TEQ
Tel. 877.455.9369 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 877.455.9369 end_of_the_skype_highlighting x1029
Fax 631.293.4951

LauraRobitaille@teq.com
Partnering with Digital Natives for Real Learning
Read: Keeping it real. Ideas for Schools, Educators, and Students.




iTouch Agenda

Quick link to this page: http://tinyurl.com/itouch4admin
12:30
Welcome / Sign In

Carolyn Semet and Beth Richards, Technology Innovation Specialists

csemet@schools.nyc.gov and brichar4@schools.nyc.gov

Get your iTouch

iTouch.png


Get your copy of Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and other Web 2.0 tools book by Will Richardson

Get your copy of Marc Prensky's book Partnering with Digital Natives for Real Learning if you haven't received it already
JOIN

RESPOND
READ


Plug in and charge
  • Your iTouch directly into your computer


DOWNLOAD (Current version for use with the iTouch)
12:45
Using iTouches for Administrators
Conversation with Marc Prensky
1:15
Welcome
Carolyn Semet, Technology Innovation Specialist
csemet@schools.nyc.gov

iPod Touch Out of the Box Setting the Stage
Having an iTouch is like having a pocket computer.It is an iPhone without the calling capabilities

1:25
Create your iTunes account and/or connect your iTouch to your existing iTunes account

Sync your iTouch with your iTunes account
If you HAVE already downloaded iTunes, please either:
1-Read another article from this morning.
or
2-Respond to a discussion of your choice on our learning network. Suggestions:


If you haven't already downloaded iTunes please do the following
Download iTunes 10 on your computer

Create your professional iTunes account using an iTunes gift card or credit card
Use your DOE email account to create your work iTunes account
Connect your iPad to your iTunes account

NOTE: It is best to create the account on your own laptop. If you use our machine, you will have to redownload all of your apps on your own laptop at a later point.
1:40
Taking Your iTouch Online:
Setting up your iTouch for wireless and email access

Setting up your iPad/ iTouch to the DOE Network - 2 steps


1. Configure the wireless settings:

Go to Settings > Network> Wi-Fi > Other > Put in your school network name and security WEP password ( This is how you would set it up to your home network also)

2. Add the Proxy:

To get the iTouch on your school's wireless Internet you need to go to your
Wi-Fi Settings. Click on the Blue Arrow next to the School's
WJBOE... or DOETWAC....network, scroll down to HTTP Proxy, click on Manual, next to Server
type in “proxy” and next to Port type in 8002. Authentication is off.

Syncing your Email on the iPad / iTouch

The following are the steps to syncing your email on iTouch

Go To Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Click on Microsoft Exchange> Fill in the info for your DOE email account
Note: The exchange server is: owa2003.nycboe.net

You can add additional email accounts by clicking on My Accounts and then click Add
1:50
Getting to Know Your iTouch - It's not for APPS only
  1. Calculator - Regular calculator in the portait mode, turns into a scientific calculator in landscape mode ( scientific calculators alone cost
  2. NoteTaker – Comes with a Note Pad
  3. Watching Instructional Videos
  4. Listening to Audiobooks downloaded from iTunes
  5. Listening to Podcasts subscribed to on iTunes
  6. SURFING THE WEB – use Safari - pinch method to expand the pages
  7. Clock – can be used as stopwatch, countdown timer and alarm clock
  8. Weather – check the weekly forecast for your school area
  9. Sharing School Photos
  10. School Calendar
2:10
Useful Tips and Tricks
iTouch Tips
  1. If students are downloading content on their iTouches and you don’t want them to, you can restrict access to these features. On the device go to:
SETTINGS->GENERAL->RESTRICTIONS. Choose a pin code, and then choose the features that you want OFF.

2. Click the Photos tab on your iPod Touch and select a picture you have added to your phone and tap Use as Wallpaper to add the picture to your phone's home screen.
How to Customize Your iTouch | eHow.com


3. Tap the "General" listing in the "Settings" application. Scroll down to the third section of options. This is the "Customize" section of your iTouch. Tapping on the name of an application will bring up its own dedicated customization screen.: How to Load Customize on an iTouch | eHow.com

4. Pinch your fingers and expand them on text to make the text larger

5. iTouch Keyboard Tips

iPhone Tips and Tricks (some are applicable to the iTouch)
2:20
iTunes Music Store:
The role of iTunes
• Music (from a CD or from the Music Store)
• Audio (recorded or downloaded)
• Playlists (to manage all of your media)
• Video (created or downloaded)
• Books (purchased or downloaded for free)
• Audio Books (purchased or created or downloaded for free)
• ePub Books (purchased or created)
• Podcasts (created or downloaded) iTunes U
2:30
Visiting the App Store
  • Downloading Apps
  • Organize Apps
  • Removing Apps
  • Creating folders for similar apps
  • Organizing your apps on your iTouch
*
2:40

Review of Suggested Apps

Review Educational Apps Resources

iTouch Resources - Educational Apps Resources


iTouch in Education - comprehensive list of links to resources for using iTouches in education including suggested free apps and ideas for use in the classroom
Apps for Education - from the APPLE website
*Educators share their favorite free educational iTouch App on our learning network
2:50
Wrap-up

Register for one of our Innovation Field Trips to see innovative technology tools in use as demonstrated by PDN teachers and students

Mar 30th - Our Lady Queens of Angels - Highlighting smartpens and iTouches

See our Innovation Field Trip site for information about all past and upcoming trips
Questions / Commentary / Final Thoughts

PLEASE COMPLETE our survey
  • Borough hosting: Manhattan
  • Class: iPad / iTouch for Leaders
*
3:00
Focus Group

Setting Up your iPad


How to Set Up Your IPad the Right Way - provides step by step directions with screen shots to assist you in setting up your iPad

iPad Sites for Educators


Our resource page for iPads:

http://tinyurl.com/ipadforleaders

NYSCATE wiki iPad resources for administrators :

**http://nyscateworkshop.pbworks.com/w/page/32779864/FrontPage**

Other Resources


iPad accessories





Quick link to this page: http://tinyurl.com/itouch4admin


iTouch for Administrators




Additional iPod Touch Resources

iTouch in Education - comprehensive list of links to resources for using iTouches in education including suggested free apps and ideas for use in the classroom
Apps for Education - from the APPLE website
iTouch Keyboard Tips

Additional iTouch Tips

  1. If students are downloading content on their iTouches and you don’t want them to, you can restrict access to these features. On the device go to:
SETTINGS->GENERAL->RESTRICTIONS. Choose a pin code, and then choose the features that you want OFF.



Additional Resources:

Support and Famis order info:


David Nash - Account Executive
dnash@apple.com
Office: 212-674-8853
Cell: 917-297-5706
Contact and Famis info for Apple Products



Check these resources: http://www.oitlive.com/61510111103923297/cwp/view.asp?A=3&Q=286387&C=52731


NYSCATE: http://nyscateworkshop.pbworks.com/w/page/32783742/Admins-Using-iPads