February 28th

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Welcome and Opener (Teresa)


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iPrompt (Free)

  • Self Start-iPrompt App: Welcome and instructions for self start

  • iPrompt

  • Please stand and say your school and grade level quickly when your name appears on the screen



Granite iSchool Project Overview (Teresa)


Purpose of Session

The iSchool introductory session will create the foundation for iPod Touch classroom use. The introductory session will focus on understanding the basic iPad / iPod Touch functions, the importance of iTunes in the sync process, and will provide opportunity for application exploration.

Session Objectives

  • Understand the history and goals of the Granite iSchool Project.
  • Learn basic functions of the iPad / iPod Touch and iTunes program.
  • Explore personal applications in a number of categories.

iPad Overview (Heidi)

  • 32GB iPad
  • Apple Digital AV Adapter
  • Charging/Syncing Cable
  • Equipment Loan Form
  • Learn basic functions of the iPad

Using Your iPad

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  • Turn on/off
  • Sleep mode
  • Home button
  • Status Bar
  • Volume
  • Settings
    • Wireless
    • General
    • Email setup / Calendars / Contacts
    • Brightness/Wallpaper
  • Orientation of pad / Locking
  • Charging
  • Syncing/Updating - sync to 1 computer (recommended)
  • Hard Reset - Hold power button and Home button down simultaneously
  • Screen Shot - Press and Release power button and home button simultaneously

Application Introduction (Heidi)



Application Exploration (Teresa)

  • Games and Fun
  • Click on the Games & Fun link on the left side of the wiki
  • Download some free game apps to your iPad
  • Snowball Activity -
    • Write your favorite game on a sheet of paper and then crumple it up and throw it
    • Pick up a snowball (not your own) and download the game listed on that paper and play it.
  • App Categories: Music, Video and Photography, Health and Fitness, Cooking, Shopping, etc.
  • Exploration time
  • In groups of 4, share a favorite/interesting App that you found tonight

iTunes Overview (Teresa)


Closing (Heidi)

  • Requirements before the next training session:
    • Integrate the iPad into your daily life
    • Use your iPad to send an email
    • Become an expert on an App and be prepared to share it with the group.