Day 1 - Sep 27
  • 9 - Welcome from ESU
    • overview of process
  • 9:30 - 21st Century Learners Mark/Tony
  • 11 - iPad overview (1 hour) ESU led with Apple Support
  • Lunch, iPad exploration
  • 1-Explore other Apple Apps
  • 1:30 - Sir Ken video Mark/Tony
  • 2:00 - iTunes U ESU led
  • 2:45 - Leadership Perspectives Tony Gunter
  • 3:30 - Break
  • 3:45 - Digital Camera session Mark (optional session for those who can stay)

Notes from Sep 27
  • Rhonda Jindra opened with sharing an excerpt from Fires in the Mind
    • engagement
    • side-by-side learning (with students)
    • collaboration
  • Introduction of ESU staff developers, school teachers, tech trainers, and Apple partners

Learning in the 21st Century - Mark Billington
  • The World has Changed
  • Quote: In terms of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. American social philosopher, Eric Hoffer
  • Technology: television, phones, computers, internet connectivity, information access
  • Content: print-based -> digital information -> 'Free Agent Learner'
  • How do we create a dynamic 21st-century learning environment; why is it important?
  • Are we more concerned about test scores than educated students?
  • The United States is the country of Innovation - the world waits to see what we do so that they can copy it
  • Out of 100 students in the US, only 69 graduate from high school, 18 from college (on time)
  • New Challenges for Education:
    • Global Competition
    • Global Interdependence
    • Workplace Innovation
    • Ubiquitous Information
    • Student Experience (at the center)
  • Today's Learner
    • Creative, Mobile, Multitasking (ADHD), Collaborative ('cheating'), Productive
    • "Rules are merely suggestions"
    • All the Bad things are actually good things that the workforce wants
  • Growing up in the 21st century: Student Producers
    • flickr, youtube, itunes, facebook
    • WillowWeb radio (Willowdale Elementary School (Tony Vincent)
    • Learning that is not 'teaching to the standards'
    • TechSavvyGirlz.com; presentation skills - being able to talk about concepts beyond just doing the work
    • WY Stream Radio: Sam Saper filmmaker and video blogger
  • What are the enabling trends?
    • User-created content; professional and academic-created content; CK12 - foundation that pays teachers to create textbooks distributed electronically; editable (rearrange chapters, rewrite paragraphs, select questions) free
    • Mobility - 24/7 Access
    • Social Interactions for Learning (second life)
  • Education from a Student's Perspective
    • School is like taking a Qantas Flight: sit down, face forward, strap yourself in, turn off all your electronic devices; if you're lucky, the trip will be relevant, if not you'll be able to resume your life in 3-5 hours
  • Why are Skills needed? need expert thinking and complex communications skills; creative work
  • 21st-Century Requirements and Rewards
    • asking the right questions
    • working in teams
    • learning how to find, communicate and apply information,
    • initiative, leadership, taking responsible risks
    • time management
    • interacting in a multimedia, graphics-based environment
  • Context vs. Content
    • Battle of Hastings: 1066 AD: William the Conqueror: Normans Battle English: Normans Battle English: Leads to Magna Carta 1215: Impact on the US Constitution an US Laws
  • 21st Century Skills Map
  • ACOT2 Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow - Today
  • Classrooms Environments:
    • Campfire: formal learning and collaboration space, listen to and absorb knowledge
    • Watering Hole: informal learning spaces, discuss and informally collaborate
    • Cave: individual learning space, reflect and create meaning (headphones)
    • Mountain Top: present and publish, demonstrate understanding and mastery (football stadium, providing an audience)
  • Powerful Classroom Projects: 'America' narrated video (voice-over video clips, interviews)
  • Achievement Gains: the average student in 2005 scored better on standardized writing tests than two-thirds of all students in 2000, and those who used their laptop in all phases of the writing process scored better than 75% of those who did not (Maine)
  • North Carolina, the question changed from "Are you going to college?" to "WHERE are you going to college?"; college applications raised from 26% to 94% in 3 years
  • Our Mission: to create the best possible learning environment for this generation of students

Q&A

Technology Training
Basic iPad Navigation - Ben
  • power button (press to sleep; hold to power off)
  • slide to unlock on screen
  • home button (front, at bottom of screen)
  • volume rocker on side
  • mute button above volume control
  • adapter connection/power cord
  • HOME BUTTON
    • takes you back to first screen (settings, menu, iTunes, App Store, etc.)
    • press twice - search screen keyboard - content, apps, email; also available by sliding home page to the left
  • Screen rotates depending on how it's turned (landscape, portrait)
  • CAMERAS - front and back
    • photobooth app
  • SETTINGS icon
    • accessibility (voiceover)
    • passcodes (protect usage, access, downloading)
    • sounds: ringers and alerts, etc.; separate volume controls for media/phone
    • autolock (sleep mode) - "off" if you don't want iPad to go to sleep when you close Smartcover
    • connect to network
    • restrictions (also passcode protected) 'enable' to set passcode
    • lock rotation
    • date/time
    • reset (start over back to default), removes anything added to iPad (apps, etc.)
    • location services
    • brightness & wallpaper (usually not over 50% as it depletes battery life quicker when brightness is set high); select homescreen, etc.
    • picture frame (animated picture frame)
Lunch

iPad Basics, Continued - Patty
  • combine icons to form folder
  • CAMERA
    • slider - still camera and video camera (bottom right)
    • top right - front camera/back camera
    • snap camera in middle
    • slide to zoom
    • photo options
    • using camera with projector for classroom presenting
  • FACETIME
    • Apple ID required
    • sign-in or create new account
    • school account vs. personal account (school account for now)

Mark Billington

iTunes U - Ben/Mary
  • audio, video podcasts
  • "iTunes" - then iTunes U
  • Universities & Colleges
    • (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
    • lectures, entire courses (all are free)
    • Central Washington University: Moments in American History:browse through videos
      • to save location without downloading: drag icon to computer desktop (not on iPad)
  • K-12
    • Nebraska Department of Education
    • create and post information
    • Mike Kozak - contact to post information
  • Beyond Campus
    • people, businesses, associations offering information
    • Khanacademy (flipped instruction)
  • downloaded episodes are stored in Videos folder on home page

Leadership - Tony Gunter
  • everyone here is a leader
  • leaders are chosen
  • sometimes people watch for you to fail; once you stand up and brush yourself off, it's a good feeling
  • technology in the right hands can change the world
  • technology needs to be invisible (seamless, the culture of the classroom)
  • we are all teachers of technology
  • we need to be empathetic (put yourself in others' shoes)
  • relationships are keys to success
  • visionary, honest, engaged, wants to break the rules
  • facilitators of learning - it's hard to step away, relinquish control, and watch
  • emulate the person who inspired change for you
  • Jamie Vollmer - The Good Ol' Days: public education has been a target of ridicule since the late 1800s
  • 4 emotions of change: mad, sad, glad, and egad (any order)
  • Switch (book), Rider (logic), Elephant (emotion), Path (direction of change), What it Feels Like
  • Managing Complex Change
  • Trust Psychology - High Trust Educator (Dennis M. McLoughlin)
  • Technology Adoption Life Cycle (as you move up, the impact with students increases)
    • REDEFINITION: technology allows for the creation of new tasks, previously
    • MODIFICATION: technology allows for significant task redesign
    • AUGMENTATION: technology acts as a direct tool substitute with functional change
    • SUBSTITUTION: technology acts as a direct tool substitute with no functional change
  • Van Meter, Iowa Principal Blog

Tomorrow: students!
Teachers and students will work collaboratively to create a project that will be shared with Design Team 3 in December; open-ended


Day 2 - Sep 28
  • 9 - Welcome ESU led
  • 9:30 - iTunes exploration ESU led with Apple Support
  • 10 - App Exploration ESU led with Apple Support
  • 11 - iMovie ESU led with Apple Support
    • iMovie demo
    • Create and share a short movie
  • Lunch
  • Last session before close somewhere between 2:30 or 3
  • Long Range Vision and Emerging Tools - Mark and Tony
    • wikispace
    • flipped classroom
    • clicker
    • airsketch
    • appleTV
  • Closing by ESU


Notes from Sep 28
  • Staff and Student Introductions

iPad Internet Features - Mary Gurney
  • navigation menu at the top right in Safari
  • open browser pages
  • bookmark a website (book-arrow icon)
  • save web page as icon on homepage (book-arrow icon)
  • 2-finger pinch on screen to zoom
  • tap on top bar to go to top of web page
  • tap and hold on image to save it, open, open in new page, copy
  • tap on x in navigation menu to clear web address
  • ".com" shortcut in keyboard; click and hold to open other ".extension" options
  • keyboard always displays when you click in a space where text can be entered
  • hold on link - open in new page
Notes
  • + sign - new note
  • ".?123" key ("ABC") key; tap hold and slide to add 1 number - returns to ABC format
  • tap and hold on text opens up a magnifying glass that allows you to navigate to an exact location for editing
  • tap on word to highlight with options (copy, cut, replace)
  • tap and hold on key to open up other text options

  • Calendar
  • Contacts

iTunes Overview - Ben Anthony
  • bulleted menu on left
  • plug in device - it displays in the menu under DEVICES
  • iTunes menu across the top (Summary, Info, Apps, Ringtones, etc.)
  • Sync options (automatic, manual) specify preferences
  • capacity scale at the bottom

iTunes Accounts - Mark Billington
  • school account vs. personal account - needs to be determined first because of syncronization
  • marry 1 iPad to 1 iTunes account (an account can be connected to many devices, but devices should only be associated with 1 account)
  • authorize/deauthorize

App Challenge Activity - Patty Finney
  • App Store on iPad
  • browse categories or type in a topic
  • Challenge: on Challenge PDF, find an app that addresses at least 2 items on the list of 25.
    • check the reviews
    • will share out after 20 minutes (work in a break)
  • Report out:
    • Sketches: mysketch--turns a photo into a sketch; free; Translator: mytranslator; free
    • Handy level (i handy level--free); Timer (giant timer) free; News (foxnews)
    • esab welding for amateur parameter; bolt and nut; flashlight, coplight
    • myfitnesspal (calorie counter); timerplus (both free, good reviews)
  • Apps you will need to install:
    • iBooks (can search within app for categories, titles); free
    • iMovie (will have to purchase using your iTunes card)

iMovie - Mary Gurney
  • use iPad as camera, video editing, put movie together
  • techniques:
    • extras4imovie app: different backgrounds, etc.
    • share movie
    • add music, sound effects
    • themes
    • add photos, video clips, placement of media input
    • splitting videos, deleting sections, timeline
  • PROJECT: teacher interview students about teachers who grab your interest/encourage you to learn
    • using techniques
    • hello color pencil app


Long-Range Vision and Emerging Tools - Mark & Tony
  • Class Demo
  • air sketch pro version app ($9.99)
  • great teleprompter app
  • dermandar app (360 virtual tour)