This lesson takes students through 3 iPad apps to explore and explain animal habitats. Students will use the drawing tool in Pages to complete two pictures of animal habitats, use Keynote to follow links to San Diego zoo cameras and record their own audio describing the exhibits, and finally use iMovie to record themselves in their favorite animal habitat!*The thumbnail image was taken by Lindsay Stahl at the Living Planet Aquarium
When educators and learners are not in the same room, strategies for communication are essential for continuing the learning process and collaborating with colleagues. In this video you’ll learn how to stay connected, collaborate and coach your students remotely with tools like Pages, Numbers, Keynote, FaceTime, and Messages.
It’s easy to turn traditional worksheets into fun and creative learning assignments. In this video you’ll learn how to take a built-in template in Pages for Mac and quickly customize it with placeholders for text, photos, and even a personalized video from you to guide your students. You’ll see how to share this new assignment as a template which lets students easily customize it with their own content.
Every Mac has built-in communication features that support learning. In this video, you’ll learn about helpful macOS features that support reading comprehension and writing composition. Using Safari Reader, students can improve reading skills by reducing visual clutter, and use Text to eseech for auditory reinforcement. In Pages, students can improve reading and writing skills with audio recordings to reflect on what they’ve learned, and use Dictation to focus on the writing process.
This lesson plan has been created to help students build their annotation skills, close reading skills, and ability to identify and analyze the central idea of a text. This lesson plan also has been created to build digital annotation skills using the Pages application for iPad. The overall outcome of this lesson plan is to show students the benefits of annotating a text using a digital tool and then taking the information from a text and applying it to create a Public Service Announcement that will bring awareness to a real-world issue or historical event that has had a large impact on our society.
Students will practice their design and creativity skills with this project. They will need to make a promotion or advertisement for their favorite team or band/singer. They are in charge of creating a new poster using Pages or a 30-60 second promotional video using iMovie.The purpose of this assignment is to show that they know and understand design principles and can apply them to make an attractive and relevant promotion. Image created by author.
Nurturing creativity with students helps them develop skills needed for lifelong, active learning. In this video, you’ll learn how to engage students in creative learning activities using iPad built-in features like Camera to capture images, and Markup to personify an object or highlight historical clues. Students can bring these objects together using Pages for a writing assignment, or Numbers to create a science report, and easily add audio recordings, drawings, and more.