Get the detailed workshop notes here. You can also access the presentation.
- Join the conversation and ask questions at TodaysMeet.
- The Basics
- home button – home screen, search screen
- double tap home to access latest apps, plus iPod & brightness controls & how to kill apps
- Creating Folders of apps – can manage this in iTunes as well
- Moving and deleting apps (Home row holds 6!)
- Gestures: Tap, Double tap, tap hold and drag, flip & swipe, pinch to zoom, rotate
- Copy & Paste
- Screen capture – press Home and Power button together to take a screen shot of whatever is on your screen.
- Getting in Gear: Settings
- Airplane mode
- Connecting to a WiFi hotspot
- Location Services?
- Change wallpaper and lock screen image
- Picture Frame
- How much space do I have left? General option will tell you
- Store – sign in to iTunes account (can use multiple accounts)
- Setting up your Google Apps Mail, Contacts & Calendars
- Set up Find My iPad
- File management – Get Dropbox!
- Great educational video content: iTunes U, eMedia & Kahn Academy – TED Online or the TED app
- Web shortcuts – Turns a web site into a clickable app icon. Set your home page, UTIPS page, Pioneer Library, eMedia, Kahn Academy, others?
- Clicker software – eClicker, eClicker Host – set up some quiz questions and show how to take a poll and display results
- Take poll of what participants would still like to learn at http://pollev.com/clint
Want to read more? Check out the Special Education articles on my site, or see the Special Education App Collection in the App Store.
List of Chad’s iPad Apps:
- Proloquo2Go ($189)
- Evernote Peek (free)