Rural School 2010 - Cedar City, Utah

Jim Henderson, Director of Instructional Technology Granite School District
Rachel Murphy, Library Media Instructional Technology Specialist, Kearns High School, Granite School District
Shauna Jensen, Instructional Technology Specialist, Granite School District
Misty Butterfield, School Technology Specialist, Kearns High School, Granite School District

Welcome and Opener




  • Featured Apps for Communication: Dropbox, DocstoGo, i-clicker, Doodle Buddy, Quick Office, Skype, Facebook, Email, TextFree.
  • Featured Apps for Project Creation: Music Creation, AudioBoo, Animoto, Storykit, Art Applications (Drawing Pad), Mind Maps Flashcards, eClickr.
  • Featured Apps for Engagement: Spanish, SAT Vocabulary cartoons, Art, Lemonade Stand, Cropped, Sums Stacker, Dice Shaker, iChoose, Teachers Pick.
  • Feaured Apps for Assessment & Professional Development: High School: Google Survey , Lynda.com, Pop Math, Feeedler RSS, Brain Quest, Mover, Bump, iTunesU.
  • Featured Apps for Textbooks and eReaders: Great Books, Classics, eTextbook reader, etc., Quick Reader, How to train your dragon, iBooks, Tales2G, Real Tips for iPhone and iPod Touch, Wiki How, Local Books.
  • 3 Apps You Couldn't live without? Bento, Shazam, Kindle, USA Today, Dragon Search, Weather, Milebug Lite, Yelp
  • 3 Just for fun Apps! Angry Birds, Couch to 5K, TED, Word Warp, Box of Socks, WordWeaver, Screen Cleaner, Words with Friends, Lineup

How Does the iPod Touch Function?

  • General Overview from Apple: http://www.apple.com/ipodtouch/
  • Complete Manual
    • Power/Sleep Buttons
    • iPod Touch Interface-Navigating the iPod Touch (Tap, Drag, Flick, Slide, Zooming, Enlarging)
    • Orientation-Portrait/Landscape Mode
    • Safari, Pictures from Internet to create presentations on the fly.
    • Pictures, Capture Picture of the Screen
    • Notes, Clock, Calculator
    • Downloading Apps & the iTunes Store

Exploration Time!