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The IPad for Administrators

The iPad for Cluster Leaders. Network Teams and School Administrators
Bronx Office of Educational Technology
One Fordham Plaza Room 838 Bronx New York 10458

July 20, 2011

Crystal Lindsay, Technology Innovations Manage
Luis Aviles  & Shelia Graham
Instructional Technology Specialists
Timothy Lampson, Supervising Technician


9:30 - 9:00Hardware Distribution and Configuration Timothy Lampson
Supervising Technician
9:00 - 9:30Welcome and OverviewCrystal Lindsay
Technology Innovations Manager
9:30 - 10:00The iPad:
Online Resources

Differences Between the iPad and iPad 2
iPad Connections to Projectors
IPad Dock Connector to VGA (No interactivity Yet)

Use the Remoter App for Interactivity on Whiteboards

Protective Covers and Cases for the iPad
Apple Smart Cover
Storage (Megabytes 16, 32, 64)
NYCDOE only Permits Wi-Fi
Exceptions can be requested for Administrative Purposes

  • iPad Components: Buttons: Home. On/Off/Sleep, Dual Buttons: Top and the Other Buttons-Take a picture which will be stored in Photos.
  • Side Buttons: Volume, Mute
  • Top Button: Microphone, Headphones, Audio
  • Accessibility Options: Audio, Zoom,
  • Bottom: Dock Connector
  • Speaker 
  • Cameras
  • No USB Connection
  • Syncing: Apple - Multiple Devices at one time
  • PC; One Device at a time
  • Printing: Air Print Print Wirelessly to a Supporting Printer
  • iPad Settings
  • Apps for Printing: Printer Pro, Printer Pro Lite
  • Home Button: Double Tap: Turning on Voice Over
  •  Wireless Set Up

NYCDOE Educator Purchasing

FAMIS Purchasing

Using the Cameras

David Nash 
Apple Computers Inc.
Sales and Instructional Support
10:00 - 10:45Finding Apps: The App Store
Purchasing Apps,
Volume Purchasing Program is being defined
Parental Control of Apps
Setting Up A Free iTunes Account: Be sure to select a free App.

Coming Soon: iCloud
Special Event: September: NYCDOE: The iPad for Educators at the French Institute near Lincoln Center
Click Here to Register
David Nash 
Apple Computers Inc.
Sales and Instructional Support

10:45 - 11:00Break 
11:00 - 12:00Reviewing Free Instructional Apps
iTunes U: Instructional Content, Podcasts, 
Creating, Naming and Deleting Folders
Deleting Apps
iBooks (ePub, Digital Books): Fonts, Size, Notes, Highlighting Texts, Spell Check, 
David Nash 
Apple Computers Inc.
Sales and Instructional Support

Luis Aviles
Instructional Technology Specialists
12:00 - 1:00Lunch 
1:00 - 1:45eClicker

Datamations Syncing and Security Devices for the iPad
Jerry Raymond, President
Joe Mazza
Gino Matais
1:45 - 2:45

Creating a Free iTunes Account
Using Google Forms for Feedback and Observations
Connecting to School Wireless Network

Setting up Your NYCDOE Email  
Helpful "Good To Know" Supporting Video 

Creating An iPad Image
Requesting an App Redeem Code

More Apps to Support Instruction and Administrative Tasks
Common Core Standards

Apple Distinguished Educators Hottest Apps

Troubleshooting Your iPad

Crystal Lindsay
Technology Innovations Manager

Luis Aviles & Sheia Graham
Instructional Technology Specialists

Timothy Lampson
Supervising Technician
2:45 - 3:00Evaluation and Wrap-Up

Today's Survey
Crystal Lindsay
Technology Innovations Manager