Using iPads in the Classroom
Using iPads in the Classroom Presented by: Darcy Deupree Southwest High School Fort Worth ISD Prezi: Online Presentation tool Prezi for iPad: Free Description
Create, edit, present, and share your prezis anywhere with simple,
intuitive multi touch gestures. Drag to pan and pinch to zoom in or out of
topics, just like you do in any map apps. Revise and retouch your prezis,
correct typos and adjust your presentation on-the-fly. Prezi for iPad is
the perfect companion to your Prezi experience. QR Codes: Creating QR Codes • Online at w website like • Through an App such as Qrafter: Free QR Creator and Scanner Qrafter: Free Description
Qrafter (Crafter) is a two-dimensional barcode scanner for iPhone, iPad
and iPod Touch. Its main purpose is to scan and parse the contents of QR
Codes. It can also generate QR Codes when you purchase the "Pro Pack" 1 Scanning QR Codes: Uses your smart phone or tablet’s camera Use an app such as Qrafter (can do both create and scan) or Scan. Scan can scan QR codes or barcodes. Scan for this presentation Scan: QR and Barcode scanner Scan: Free Description
Scan is the fastest and most user-friendly QR reader and barcode scanner
available. If your iPhone (or iPod Touch/iPad*) came with a built-in
scanner, this would be it! Check out our site at to create
and manage your own QR codes for free. Ideas for QR Codes in the Classroom: 1. Extensions to assignments in class 2. Instructions for the day 3. Homework instructions 4. Website for students to go to for research 5. Link to your website 6. Health and Nutrition 7. Marketing 8. Smart Shopping 2 Remind 101: Communication Tool Without Sharing Phone Number Remind 101: Free Description
Remind101 provides a safe way for teachers to text message students
and stay in touch with parents. It is 100% free and is used by over
200,000 teachers, students and parents to send millions of messages
every month.
Join me to see how at works. Text @msdeupr to (810) 355-2396
Uses for Remind 101
1. Student homework reminders
2. Extracurricular Activities
3. Tutoring Reminders
4. Parent reminders for events
Groovy Grader: Grading Calculator Groovy Grader: Free Description
Do you need some peace, love and happiness in your classroom? If so
you need Groovy Grader. Groovy Grader is an App designed to replace
your “old school” paper grading calculator. Groovy Grader provides more
flexibility, convenience and ease then other popular slide graders. It can
be configured to work with up to 150 question Grade It: Grading Calculator Grade It: Free Description
The Grade It! app is a must have app for every teacher. Grade It! makes it
easy to calculate percentages for any assessment. Grade It! also allows
teachers to email a copy of the assessment table. 3 Giant Timer: App that Keeps time Giant Timer: Free Description
Giant Timer is THE best timer app, featuring crystal clear digits, great
sounds, custom "Timer done" message, Timer/Stopwatch switch (for
counting down or up).
Socrative: Online Quiz Tool Socrative: Free Description
Socrative brings smart clickers, student response and ease of use to a
whole new level. Be engaged for the entire class with educational
exercises and games. See all your classmates’ ideas in real time and
interact with the responses. Provide your instructor feedback on the
lessons and how well you understand the material. Ask your own poll
questions for the entire class or build a premade activity for your whole
class. Have Fun!
Smartphones & laptops (expect some types of blackberries)
✔ Short Answer Questions
✔ Space Race
✔ Exit
✔ Quick Quiz
✔ Multiple Choice
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Splash Top: Remote Desktop Tool Splashtop 2: $6.99 Description
Use Splashtop to access your computer on the local network with bestin-class video streaming performance. View and edit Microsoft Office and
PDF files. Browse the web using IE, Chrome, and Firefox with full Flash
and Java support. Play 3D PC and Mac games. Access your entire media
library and documents. And more!
1. Install Splashtop Streamer on your PC (Windows 7, Vista, and
XP), Mac (Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion) , or Linux (Ubuntu 12.04).
Download for free from
2. A computer with dualcore CPU is strongly recommended for best performance.
4 Evernote: Online Collaboration Evernote: Free Description
Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything
across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and
improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create
to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely
searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go. New York
Times ‘Top 10 Must-Have App’, Winner: TechCrunch Crunchies, Mashable
Awards and the Webbys. Key Features:
• Sync all of your notes across the
computers and devices you use
• Create and edit text notes, to-dos and
task lists • Save, sync and share files • Record voice and audio notes
Search for text inside images
• Organize notes by notebooks and tags
Email notes and save tweets to your Evernote account
• Connect Evernote
to other apps and products you use
• Share notes with friends and
colleagues via Facebook and Twitter
• Works with Evernote Business:
Capture, browse, search, and share Business Notes and Business
Notebooks from your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Pinterest: Social Networking Pinterest: Free Description
Pinterest is a tool to find your inspiration and share it with others. Use it
to collect things you love, organize and plan important projects, and
• Pin images from around the web
• Explore pins and
boards you’re interested in
• Get inspiration from DIY, Travel, Food and
other categories
• Pin with your camera
Create a board that students can follow. This can include supplemental
information that relates to your class. They can then share it on their
Find other ways to engage students in your class during
their own time, AP, School Connect District App.
5 Show Me: Interactive Whiteboard Show Me: Free Description
Turn your iPad into your personal interactive whiteboard!
ShowMe allows
you to record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online. It’s
an amazingly simple app that anyone can use, no matter how young or
Record your ShowMe tutorial right away
— no manuals or complicated menus needed
- Drop in images onto the
- Easily switch between drawing and erasing (as well as
pausing and playing) to make your ShowMe flow from concept to
- You can make your ShowMe as long or as short as it needs to
be, and record as many ShowMe’s as you want. Go nuts!
- Once you’re
finished recording, upload your ShowMe to share with the community (or
keep it private if you prefer)
- Discover awesome tutorials created by
other members of the ShowMe community
explain a range of topics from math to chemistry to music theory to
basket weaving.
- Add ShowMe’s to your Do-It-Yourself blog
- Attach a
personal message to any travel photos you want to share
- Diagram
offensive and defensive strategies for sports
- Grade student work with
commentary explaining the reasoning behind their performance
- Use
ShowMe as an interactive whiteboard substitute
Implement a “flipped
- Showcase your ShowMes online and share your knowledge
with your students, friends, family, or the world!
- Multiple brush colors
- Pause and erase
- Import pictures from
your photo library, built-in camera, or web image search
- Unlimited
lesson length
- Free to upload and share your recordings with friends
Easy embedding for sharing anywhere
- Manage students with Groups
6 Ask 3: Online Collaboration Ask 3: Free Description
Ask3 allows students and teachers to collaborate on lessons in and
outside of the classroom. By turning your iPad into a recordable
whiteboard, lessons can be posted into an Ask3 classroom where others
can add text and video comments, questions and answers. Whether
students are asking questions or answering them for others, peer to peer
teaching is possible with Ask3- anywhere, and any time.
Ideal for K-12
teachers & students with iPads. * Teach it once, and share with the class
Students can answer each other’s questions before asking the teacher
Provide an open forum for discussion in an iPad classroom
* Create quick
visual lessons, and narrate as you go
* Encourage your students to give
constructive feedback and praise
* Collaborate with your students through
sets of video conversations * Easily get your point across on visual
problems (math, science, physics) * Visually explain photos, sentence
structure, and more in social studies, art, foreign language and English *
Help with homework even when you're not in class
* See what students are
struggling with & personalize your teaching
* Fill knowledge gaps for your
students * Easy-to-use teacher app for a flipped classroom
Make your own drawings with the pen tool in multiple color choices
Quickly draw attention with popular symbols (arrows, circles, lines, and
* Undo/Redo tools make editing easy
* Delete comments & videos
you no longer need
* Dynamic timeline makes it easy to see questions &
* Use educational photos & pictures from your iPad or take
your own photos with the built-in camera
* Secure classroom app only
shares videos & comments within the class.
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7 Near Pod: Online Collaboration Near Pod: Free Description
Nearpod: “Best Collaboration Solution - EdTech Digest Awards 2012”,
“Audience Favorite - LAUNCH Edu & Kids 2012”.
Experience for yourself
this magical educational app that has been used by more than 1.000.000
students around the world in less than 11 months.
Nearpod is a must
have application for teachers and schools that have access to a set of
iPads, iPods or iPhones for their classes.
What's Nearpod?
The Nearpod
platform enables teachers to use their iPads to manage content on
students' iPads, iPhones or iPods. It combines presentation, collaboration,
and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.
Before You
Nearpod is a synchronous solution for the use of iPads, iPods and
iPhones in the classroom. To try Nearpod, you will need one iPad and at
least one other device (iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch), both running
Nearpod. All devices should be connected to the Internet.
To create an
account or log in as a teacher you need to download the Nearpod app on
an iPad. The Nearpod app for iPhone or iPod allows student access
NEW: Nearpod Homework
Now your students can experience the
interactive Nearpod Presentations at their own pace.
How It Works
Teachers use Nearpod to share content with their students and to
manage the flow of the lecture.
· Students use Nearpod on their iOS
devices to receive multimedia content and to participate in engaging
assessment and collaboration activities.
Nearpod allows teachers to:
Create Content: Teachers log in to to create
multimedia presentations with interactive features such as quizzes,
videos, polls, drawing tools, and more. They can also access featured
presentations from certified publishers and fellow educators.
2. Engage: In
the classroom, teachers log in to the Nearpod iPad app to share content
with their students and manage the flow of the lecture. Students use the
Nearpod app on their iOS devices to receive curricular content, participate
in activities and submit responses.
3. Assess: Teachers can see students’
answers in real time on the Nearpod app. Additionally, teachers can log in
to to access post-session data and obtain detailed
activity reports. Download Nearpod now and sign up for a FREE account
to start experiencing the magic of Nearpod!
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8 Edmodo: Online Classroom Edmodo: Free Description
Award-winning Edmodo for iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad makes it easy
for teachers and students to stay connected and share information. Use
your iOS device to send notes, submit assignments, post replies, and
check messages and upcoming events while away from the classroom.
Teachers can post messages, keep tabs on recent assignment
submissions, and grade assignments. Students can view and turn in
assignments and check their latest grades. Class discussions can be
conducted securely, both during and outside of school hours.
Files can be
shared between Edmodo and other applications such as Pages.
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