iPads: Individual User with Multiple iPadsSome teachers are using several iPads with students that are not shared by an others or managed in global cart. Like teachers that are 1-to-1 users, the iPads can be very beneficial for lesson planning, supporting the curriculum, providing demonstrations, and managing administrative tasks.
The difference for teachers in this scenario is paid apps are "pushed" out remotely through a tool called Meraki. This is done to maximize the use of apps purchased across multiple devices while staying in compliance with Apple guidelines.
When it comes to downloading free apps, teachers are free to do so using their WSSD Apple ID. For directions, on how to request paid apps see the forms below.Types of iPad apps - This document explains that different types of apps you will find in the App Store and if they can be installed on our iPads. One-to-one users have no limitations, but should be mindful of the variances when evaluating apps.Finding and Evaluating Apps - Check out this link for details on what to look for when considering a new app. You'll also find several websites that have already reviewed and tested making it easier for you to find the best recommendations.iPad App Request Form - Use this form to submit a request to your principals for PAID APPS ONLY. One-to-one users can a manage free apps on their own.Completing the iPad App Request Form - This document provides a simple explanation on how to correctly fill out the iPad App request form.How to Install Paid Apps with Meraki - This document will explain how to install PAID apps on your iPad once they've been approved by your principal.Mirroring Your iPad with Reflector - This document will explain how to project or mirror your activities on an iPad to your students.
Tips for the 1-iPad ClassroomHere's a few tips, then click the links to learn more:
Using iPads with Special Needs Students
- Virtual Field Trips
- Record/Publish/Share Lessons
- Use classroom tools for behavior management
- Make ebooks and movies
- Special Needs and Learning Difficulties - Learn how to configure your child's device, boost your kid's social skills, and determine the best digital media for your family's needs.
- Power Up! - Apps for kids with special needs and learning difficulties
- 22 Best Mobile Apps for Kids with Special Needs - Enhance certain developmental skills with fun, new technology.