Differentiating for Elementary Special Needs Students Using the iPad

The link below is a list of iPad apps I will be demonstrating. If you can download the ones that are free to follow along during the presentation that would be great. You do not need to download the apps that have a cost. Some of them are very expensive. I will be demonstrating them.

http://balancedtech.wikispaces.com/iPad+Exploration Resources for activities on using the iPad



Technical Resources of ipad

http://ipadeducators.ning.com/profiles/blogs/preparing-your-school-for-an This has some good ideas about things to consider for deployment of the ipad in schools

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/14529/the-complete-list-of-ipad-tips-tricks-and-tutorials/
This is a website with short text tutorials with screen captures on tips and tricks with the ipad.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/222186/28_ipad_2_tips_and_tricks.html
28 tips and tricks for ipad2.

http://www.apple.com/ipad/guided-tours/ apple's guided tour video


**manual**s.info.apple.com/en/**ipad**_user_guide.pdf User guide for ios5


http://ipadacademy.com/2011/07/ipad-tips-tutorials-itunes-ipad-help-guides-manuals-app-collections Help guides and manuals

http://www.apple.com/batteries/ipad.html This is how to extend the battery life.

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/35783/how-to-maximize-battery-life-on-your-ipad-iphone-or-ipod-touch/ Another article on extending the battery life.

http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/2011/04/50-really-useful-ipad-2-tips-and-tricks.html this is a blog with resources for ipad2

Web links to general uses or resources of ipad

http://institute2011.auburnschl.edu/Institute_Resources.html Resources from Maine conference on using iPads in education. They have a program where they gave all the kindergarteners an ipad this year.

http://balancedtech.wikispaces.com/iPad Wiki with guided tours, app reviews, curriculum ideas

http://edutechnophobia.com/tag/ipad-in-the-classroom/ blog about uses in the classroom

http://edutechnophobia.com/2010/04/ipad-as-an-education-tool/ some suggestions for ipad apps

https://sites.google.com/site/ipadwebinar/. Iste webinar with many general resources about implementation in an educational setting.

http://wiki.canby.k12.or.us/groups/ipodusergroup/ This is an ipod and ipad user group wiki

http://livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=20441 Live Binder with ipad resources.

http://livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit/26195 Another Live Binder with great ipad resources for all subject areas.

http://livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=36989 Another Live Binder with great ipad resources.

http://www.mhric.org/ipad2.html This is a resource for a listing of articles on ipad resources.

https://sites.google.com/site/learningcontinuity/with-ipads apps listed by content area

https://sites.google.com/site/schrockipad/ apps listed by content area by Kathy Schrock

http://www.delicious.com/nharm/bundle:iPad Naomi Harm's ipad resources

http://www.bestkidsapps.com/ages-0-4/best-ipad-apps-for-kids/ This is a website with links to adds by grade level

http://cleancutcode.com/displaypad/ Allows you to extend your mac display to your ipad wirelessly.

http://sites.google.com/site/ipadined/events/2010-06-28 ISTE ipad in Education website with a list of apps in education there is also a page with sample lessons

http://www.iear.org/iear/tag/ipad this is iear app reviews

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvE6f7MsPR0&feature=related This is a video on ipad dock to vga adapter

http://ipadacademy.com/2010/08/connecting-your-ipad-to-a-tv-or-projector-how-to-get-the-big-picture Connecting ipad2 to projector or TV

http://www.mhric.org/ipad.html This is a list of ipad apps for administrators but can be useful for classroom teachers.

http://ipadacademy.com tips, tutorials, app collections, and accessories

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/goodreader-for-ipad/id363448914?mt=8 GoodReader is a super-robust PDF reader with advanced reading, annotating, markup and highlighting capabilities, excellent file manager, TXT file reader and editor, audio/video player, Safari-like viewer for MS Office and iWorks files.

Appdeals: This app lists various apps that are now discounted in price or are now featured for free

Resource page for 1:1 Computing blueprint from Intel

Special Education Resources for ipad
ArtikPix - overview video
Dexteria app video
Proloquo2Go - overview video, intro
Proloquo2Go - introduction video, video on views in app
http://www.propupstore.com/ this is another type of cover/stand for the ipad

http://atmac.org/ website for AT features with the mac

http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMultiRoom?fcId=399470755 new special education apps
iOS5 features for accessibility http://www.apple.com/education/special-education/

http://a4cwsn.com/ website with apps for children with special needs


http://danking.net/iPad/ipad.html Great website from Dan King with an area for special education resources

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703440004575547971877769154.html?mod=WSJ_newsreel_technology#articleTabs%3Darticle Article on using ipads with special needs children.

http://www.amdi.net/iadapter/ This is a link to an adapter that has a speaker system, rubberized case, USB charger and battery for amplifier, strap and table top stand, there are other accessories such as a wheelchair mount.

http://www.etsy.com/listing/67270402/steady-stylus?ref=v1_other_1 This is a link to a T shape stylus and the grip is made from transparent rubber wrapped around a wooden stick. The pointer is made from aluminum with a conductive fabric sock plug as the tip. The outer dimensions are 10 x 10cm, the grip diameter is 15mm and the tip diameter is 9mm. It can be used on an iPad or any other device with a capacitive touch screen.

http://juniorsvoice.blogspot.com/ This is a blog regarding using ipad as a communication device.

http://aac-rerc.psu.edu/documents/rerc_mobiledevices_whitepaper_final.pdf White paper on Mobile Devices and Communication Apps