iPAD MODULE BASICS: Submission of Artifacts
Instructions for Submitting Modules through Artifacts
To earn iPad Module Basics credit through submission of artifacts, teachers must create and submit an artifact aligning with the Module Assignment. Listed below is each Module Presentation and Module Assignment. After reviewing the requirements for the module artifact, please utilize the form link to the right to submit.
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MANAGING A MOBILE ENVIRONMENT
Classroom Management with a Mobile Device opens up a world of opportunities. This module will explore procedures for effective classroom use as well as the responsibilities of being a digital citizen. Topics such as the SAMR model for integrating technology as well as tools to utilize the iPad to connect with parents will also be discussed.
DIGITAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Explore the realm of digital learning environments. This module allows teachers to see how their classroom walls can be eliminated and help foster the theory of learn anywhere. Specifically focusing on iTunes U organization and Google Drive Workflow teachers can utilize the iPad to house materials for review, flip classrooms and make learning more meaningful.
Teachers learn what to look for in an app, from app rating (almost like movie rating) to app reviews. Apps are an integral part of getting the most out of your iPad, this module will outline the tools and knowledge needed to determine how to get the most out of your apps.
With Keynote students and teachers can create eye-catching presentations. Teachers can easily create lessons on the iPad and share them with others on any device. This module will explore this app and teachers will discover how it transfers seamlessly between the iPad or MacBook and can even be converted into other file types for viewing on non-Apple devices.
Using the camera feature of the iPad to its best use. This module will explore the settings, features, and tools offered by the iPad camera and photo editing software, thereby giving teachers the ability to enact best practices at all times when using the iPad camera.
NOTE-TAKING & ANNOTATION APPS
This module will explore various note- taking apps and allowing teachers to see the benefits of using each. The iPad is an excellent resource for both teachers and students, and this module will give the teacher strategies both for themselves, and tools to help demonstrate to students how best to utilize the iPad for note-takings. Note-taking apps addressed in this module include Evernote, Metamoji Note as well as Google Docs.
This module delves into the exciting world of using the iPad for video. Not only the video features available on the camera, but also the various apps for video creation, editing, and critique that are accessible. This include Videolicious, Ubersense, Action Video FX, iMovie, and more.
The iPad puts the world at your fingertips, and this module will guide teachers in finding the right tools to make connections beyond the four walls of the classroom. Incorporating cloud meeting services such as Zoom, Skype, and Facetime, this module seeks to aid teachers in being able to make the most of this powerful feature.
The iPad affords many options for flipping the classroom, and utilizing an interactive whiteboard is a great first step in flipping the classroom. An interactive whiteboard allows teachers to be able to record live and interactive lectures and give students access to the material. This module will explore utilizing the interactive whiteboard in a variety of ways to best fit the teacher’s needs.
Podcasts, instruction, accommodation and more; audio features and apps on the iPad can help teachers organize lessons and even sub notes that will help foster greater use of technology. This module will help teachers diversify the use of technology in their room while also meeting the needs of learners.
There are a number built in accessibility features that are native, ready, and available on the iPad. This module will include an overview of the accessibility features most needed by our students and staff; such as speak selection, hearing modifications, and zoom that can accommodate teachers and students and allow them to customize the iPad to their learning needs.
Using the iPad to its fullest extent includes being able to monitor process and determine mastery of concepts. Utilizing the iPad as an assessment tool will allow teacher this option. This module will explore many assessment options including the Socrative app. Socrative is an interactive app that allows teachers to get live feedback from students as well as using it as an assessment tool.