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iPad3 - the Basics (3 hrs)

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iPad3 - the Basics (3 hrs)

 

Overview

In this workshop, you will- 

  • Learn how to use your iPad 3.
  • Explore the operating system- iOS 5.1.1.
  • Review settings and built-in apps.
  • Get useful tips and tricks.  
  • Explore add-on Apps 

 

 

Resources

iPad 3 Users Manual

 

iPad 3 Basics 

 

Tech Assistance

  • Set Up of your iPad
  • Help with gaining access to the Internet

W 12:30 pm

T 8:45 am

Welcome & Introduction   Kerry, Susie, Miley, Wenona, and Sandy

W 1:00 pm

T  9:15 am

Set Up of your iPad

iPad Overview

  • At a glance - p9 
  • The Volume Button - p 10 
  • Side Switch - p10
  • Wake/Sleep button - p10
    • Press & release - lock iPad
    • Press & hold - turn off/on iPad 
  • The Home button - p10
    • Single click
      • Unlocks iPad 
      • Closes an app
      • Takes you to home screen
      • Takes you to search 
    • Double click - Quick app switching & controls
  • Home Screen - p 12 
  • Opening Apps  - p24
  • Multitasking bar - p16
  • Organizing apps - p12 
  • Gestures  p16
    • Tap
    • Double Tap
    • Swipe
    • Pinch/Unpinch
    • Multi-touch gestures - p 16
      • pinch with 4 or 5 fingers  => return to home screen
      • swipe up with 4-5 fingers => show multitasking bar
      • swipe left/right with 4-5 fingers => switch apps
  • Search -p32

 

W Beginning at 1:05

T Beginning at 9:20

Door prizes throughout

 

Group Transition  

Group 1

Group 2
Group 3 Group 4
Group 5
 20 minutes per center

Susie

- Keyboard
- Notes

Sandy

- App store
- iBooks
- Maps

Kerry

- Camera
- Photos
- Photobooth

- Google Goggles

Wenona

- Notifications

- Reminders

- Settings

Miley

Safari

- Music

- YouTube

- Calendar

 

Miley

Safari

- Music

- YouTube

Susie

- Keyboard
- Notes

Sandy

- App store
- iBooks
- Maps

Kerry

- Camera
- Photos
- Photobooth

- Google Goggles

 Wenona

- Notifications

- Reminders

- Settings

 

Wenona

- Notifications

- Reminders

- Settings

Miley

Safari

- Music

- YouTube

- Calendar

Susie

- Keyboard
- Notes

Sandy

- App store
- iBooks
- Maps

  Kerry 

- Camera

- Photos
- Photobooth

- Google Goggles

 
 

Kerry

- Camera
- Photos
- Photobooth

- Google Goggles

Wenona

- Notifications

- Reminders

- Settings

Miley

Safari

- Music

- YouTube

- Calendar

Susie

- Keyboard
- Notes

 Sandy

- App store

- iBooks
- Maps

 
 Sandy

- App store

- iBooks

- Maps

 Kerry 

- Camera

- Photos
- Photobooth

- Google Goggles 

Wenona 

- Notifications

- Reminders

- Settings

 Miley

- Safari

- Music

- YouTube

- Calendar

 Susie

- Keyboard

- Notes

 
Wrap Up  

 

Tips and Resources 

  • Typing - page 28
    • Keyboard shortcuts
      • Special characters (e.g., é, å) - hold down the corresponding character
      • Type to spaces to create a period and space
      • In mail, hold down the period key to get common email endings like .com
      • In Safari, there is a .com in the keyboard. Hold down .com to get other common endings
      • Usually can skip the apostrophe in contractions. Auto-correct will add it.
      • If auto-correct word suggestion is word you are typing, can hit space to finish word
      • Click the .?123 & slide to a key to quickly select a key and switch back to ABC view.
    • International Keyboards - Appendix Bp132
  • Quickest way to charge your iPad is with the power adapter
  • Maximizing battery life 
    • Use your iPad regularly
    • Do not leave your iPad in the car (iPad is designed to work in conditions ranging from 32° to 95° F. Ideally at room temperature)
    • Don't charge your iPad in a carrying case 
    • Lock your iPad when not in use
    • Adjust your brightness
    • Manage use of applications
    • Turn off bluetooth when not using it
    • Turn off WiFi when not using it 
    • Minimize use of location services
    • Turn off push locations
    • Fetch data less often
    • Auto-check fewer email accounts 

Resources

 

Free 3rd Party Apps

  • Facebook
  • Dropbox - sync files between multiple computers and devices. 
  • Google Search – google search and access to a variety of online tools like docs 
  • Dragon Dictation – transcribes audio narration into text
  • Flipboard -news aggregator
  • Google Translate – translate phrases to another language
  • Google Earth - explore the earth
  • Neu.Annotate PDF - mark up PDFs
  • Verbally - assistive speech
  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary – dictionary and thesaurus
  • TED talks – interesting videos on a variety of topics 
  • Skype – voice, video and text chat.
  • Talkatone - Free Text and Phone calls using Google Voice
  • Pocket Cloud -remote desktop for Mac and PC
  • Note taking: Evernote, Catch, inClass, side by side, bamboo, Fast Keyboard, UPAD lite, Awesome Note HD Lite, Sundry
  • Brainstorming: Idea Sketch, iBrainstorm, SimpleMind, iDesk Lite  
  • Presentations: VoiceThread, Assemblee, Fuse Meeting
  • Music: Shazam, SoundHound, Pandora, Awedetorium

 

Common Core Standards for Use of Technology 

 

 

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