Tutor Lesson Plan - iPad

Tutor Lesson Plan - iPad
 Tutor Lesson Plan ‐ iPad Introduction to the iPad Goals Introduce your learner to the iPad 
Explain that an iPad is a type of tablet computer. You can use it for accessing the internet to check your emails, surf the web and much more.  Explain that iPads are touchscreen devices and manufactured by Apple. There have been several different versions of iPads, with slightly different pre‐installed apps.  App: explain that an application is a type of shortcut and there are lots of apps you can get, give examples here e.g. RTE Player, DoneDeal. Holding the iPad and buttons on the iPad
Goals Suggested Actions
Help your learner  Ask your learner if they know how to understand how to hold the iPad, and if they know what the hold and use the buttons around the edge of the iPad do. buttons on the iPad.  Show your learner how to put the iPad to sleep and also to turn it on and off. Exercise Remember Get your learners try this for themselves.  Explain…  Show your learner how to adjust the  Let them try it volume and turn the iPad to mute  Practice… Exercise Turn the volume up and down using the volume buttons, turn it to mute.  Show your learner how to use the home key Exercise Get your learner to tap into an app, and then press the home key to get back to the homepage. Repeat this several times. Resources/Notes
 Ask your learner if they know what touchscreen means and if they have used Tip: When tapping Help your learner one before. on the screen understand how to make sure the use the touchscreen  Explain that the iPad is a touchscreen learner uses the and the keyboard device which means that you use your pad or fingerprint fingers to move about the screen, to tap part of their finger into an app and to scroll back and over and not their and up and down. fingernail.  Show the learner how to move back and over to the different pages of apps Tip: If your learner finds the Exercise touchscreen Get your learner to tap into the different difficult they can apps, and again practice using the home purchase a stylus, key to get back out of them. a pen like device which they can  Ask your learner if they have ever used a use instead of keyboard before. their fingers. They are for sale in  Explain that the keyboard is still in the electrical shops same format as the original typewriter. and even in 2 euro shops.  Show your learner how to write something using the keyboard, in particular how to get the numbers/symbols keyboard to appear and how to use capitals. Exercise Get your learner to tap into the notes app, select new at top right‐hand corner and type a small message, using letters numbers and symbols. Goals 2
Connecting to the Wi‐Fi Goals Suggested Actions
Note: If a To help your learner  Show the learner how to connect to understand about Wi‐Fi by clicking on Settings. Check that connecting their the Wi‐Fi option is turned on then select iPad to Wi‐Fi the Wi‐Fi network and enter the password. Show the learner how they can tell if they are connected as the word connected appears under the network name.  Explain that some Wi‐Fi is open and doesn’t need a password and some will need a password. Explain that the Wi‐Fi network name and password will be underneath their modem if they have it at home. However, they will not need to enter it every time as the iPad will remember the Wi‐Fi password. network is password protected it will have the word secured under it. Tip: Your learner can check if the Wi‐
Fi is connected by looking for the Wi‐Fi symbol at the top left‐hand side of the screen. Email Goals Suggested Actions
 Introduce your learner to email on their iPad. 
Remember  Explain…  Let them try it… 
Goals  Write an email and send it to Age Action. 
Ask your learner if they have email already and which type of email it is they have. Select Settings and choose Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and select Add Account. If the learner has an iCloud, Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Gmail, Yahoo!, or Outlook email address, select the appropriate provider and insert the required information. If the learner has another email provider, select other and provide the required information. Tip: This is the icon for the Email App. Tip: This is the icon for the Gmail App. 3
Exercise Set up the learners email account on their  The learner can iPad and send an email to send an email to gettingstarted@ageaction.ie themselves as a test. They can Starting from the home screen ask your also then learn learner to open up their email, create a new email and send it to themselves. to open and Return to the inbox and the learner will read this email. be able to read the email they sent.  Explain to the learner that quite often you will have to delete emails once you Goals are finished with them.  Delete an email Exercise Select the email you would like to be deleted, tap on it and a trash can icon will appear at the top right‐hand side, tap on this icon to delete the message. Goals Tip: Once your learner has a grasp of basic email, show them the different folders within their account for example, Sent, and Junk email. Apps  Check that your learner knows what an  Help your app is (see start of lesson plan). learner to understand what  Explain that the iPad comes with approx. an app is and 17 pre‐installed apps (these vary use the depending on which version the learner has). pre‐installed apps 
Show the learner where these apps are located on the iPad; refer to the learner book for a list of these apps. Exercise Ask your learner to open and close some of the apps on their iPad, for example, the calendar, reminders, safari etc. Ask you learner to navigate between the different pages of apps on the iPad to find the one they are looking for.  Set up apple ID  Explain that you can download apps that don’t come automatically with the iPad, from the App Store. Most apps are free but you have to pay for some of them. In Goals 4
 Use the App Store, search for and download apps.  Delete an App order to do so you will need to set up an Apple ID.  Show your learner how to set up their Apple ID. (If they already have one then you can skip this step). They will be asked for a credit card details but they can select the option None  Explain that having an Apple ID allows you to use the App Store.  Show you learner how to search for and download an app.  Look in the learner handout for a list of the most popular apps Exercise Ask your learner to search for the RTE app (or any app that they are interested in) and download it by tapping on free, and then install. Popular apps include: RTE News Sky News Irish Times The Journal Met Eireann Tune In Radio – radio from around the world Facebook Twitter Journey Planner YouTube Skype DoneDeal 
Explain that you might want to delete an app once you no longer have any use for it.  Show the learner how to delete an app by pressing and holding down on the app until all apps start to shake. Tap the x at the top of the particular app to delete it. Remember it is not possible to delete pre‐installed apps. Exercise Get you learner to practice by tapping on an app until all the apps shake, they do not need to delete an app but at least they will know how to. To get the apps back to normal tap on the home button. 5
Skype and Facetime Suggested Actions
 Explain that Skype is an app which allows Introduce your you to make free phone calls to other learner to Skype users with Skype.  Check that the learners have the Skype app on their iPad.  Check if the learner already has a Skype username and password, if not they will need to go to www.skype.com to set it up. Using Skype: Adding Contacts  Explain how to search for and add a Contact on Skype Exercise Get your learner to add one of the Age Action Skype accounts. You can sign in to one of our accounts to accept them. Username: age.action1 Password: started1 Username: age.action2 Password: started2 Making a call  Show the learner the icons used to make a voice call, a video call and how to hang up. Exercise Get your learner to call the Age Action account, which you will have logged into on another device. Get them to practice Answer a call calling you a few times.  Explain that when someone calls the learner can answer with voice only, with voice and video or they can reject the call! Exercise Call your learner and get them to practice answering the call Goals 
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Introduce your learner to FaceTime  Explain that FaceTime is an app very similar to Skype that is used to make calls. FaceTime allows calls between other iPad, iPhone and Mac users.  Check that your learner has an Apple ID otherwise they will have to set one up to use FaceTime Exercise Get your learner to call a fellow FaceTime user by tapping into FaceTime, tapping on the contact you wish to call. The symbols Tips for the iPad
Goal  Set Brightness  Screen Rotation  Use iCloud  Explain that you can adjust the display setting on the iPad especially if your learner is using the iPad as an eReader. Exercise Get your learner to go to settings – brightness and wallpaper – to adjust the brightness of the screen  Explain that you can set the screen to auto rotate so that the screen will move with the iPad or you can lock the screen so that it stays in the portrait or landscape position even with you rotate the iPad. Exercise Get your learner to go to Settings > General > Use Side Switch To > Lock Rotation. This will change the function of the mute button to a lock rotation button.  Explain that iCloud allow you to back up your photos and other information on your iPad. You can set up an iCloud account using your Apple ID. 7
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