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IPod Touch TIP Goals & Objectives:

  • Assist staff in discovering how to integrate this new technology into their work with students.
  • Give students more access to technology and increase their independence as learners.
  • Discuss ways to use the device via a Blog

Session I: October 6 (1:00 – 2:30)
Goals and Topics:
To familiarize participants with the iPod Touch and its capabilities.
Learning Activities:
  • Share with staff work from summer program
  • Show Escondido iRead video and the gains students made with the iPod Touch
  • Teach participants how to use the device
  • Determine capabilities of the staff with the device
Resources:
iTouch lab
Apple Website
EUSD iRead site

Preparation for Next Session:
Respond to Blog prompt


Session 2 November 2 (12:30 – 2:30)
Goals and Topics:
Expand upon ideas of how to utilize the iPod Touch with students.
Learning Activities:
  • Explore apps that are on the iPod Touch
  • Explore the app store
  • Brainstorm ways to incorporate apps into the curriculum

Resources:
App guide handout
iPod Touch lab

Preparation for Afternoon Project - Based Session: (1:00 -3:00)
Access to iPod Touch to explore and begin project

Assignment for next session: Start to explore and become familiar with Prezi.
Prezi will be the tool used to present your project. It is similar to PowerPoint, but with more enhanced features, such as the ability to embed images, sound, and video.
The site can be accessed at http://prezi.com



Session 3: January 18 (10:30 -12:30)
Goals and Topics:
Share finalized/potential projects & apps being utilized
Start thinking about what learning outcomes this project will help you address
Assist participants in utilizing technology based on learning to this point.
Learning Activities:
Introduce Prezi
Work on Project or Play with Prezi

Resources:
iPod Touch lab
Preparation for Afternoon Project - Based Session: (1:15 -2:30)
Access to iPod Touch to explore and begin project

Session 4: March 14 (10:30 -12:30)
Goals and Topics:
Create presentation using Prezi on their project for their website
Learning Activities:
Complete work
Begin Presentations
Resources:
Computers in library or laptops
Internet access
Prezi site



Preparation for Afternoon Project - Based Session: (1:15 -2:30)
Continue work on Prezi