EQ: How can mobile devices be used as for technology integration in a classroom for teaching, learning and assessment?


Technology Operations and Concepts
  • A. demonstrate introductory knowledge, skills, and understanding of concepts related to technology (as described in the ISTE National Educational Technology Standards for Students).
Planning and Designing Learning Experiences
  • A.design developmentally appropriate learning opportunities that apply technology-enhanced instructional strategies to support the diverse needs of learners.
  • D. plan for the management of technology resources within the context of learning activities.
  • E. plan strategies to manage student learning in a technology-enhanced environment.
Teaching, Learning and the Curriculum
  • A. facilitate technology-enhanced experiences that address content standards and student technology standards.
Assessment and Evaluation
  • A. apply technology in assessing student learning of subject matter using a variety of assessment techniques.
Productivity and Professional Practice
  • A. use technology resources to engage in ongoing professional development and lifelong learning.
  • B. continually evaluate and reflect on professional practice to make informed decisions regarding the use of technology in support of student learning.
Social, Ethical, Legal and Human Issues
  • A. model and teach legal and ethical practice related to technology use.


Participants will be able to demonstrate basic iPad shortcuts to efficiently use the iPads
Participants will be able to demonstrate and explain classroom management strategies for using the iPad
Participants will be able to explain the evaluation and selection process for apps for classroom use
Participants will be able to state district policies and expectations for using the iPads
Participants will be able to brainstorm and list possible iPad implementation ideas for their classroom
Participants will be able to explain the social, ethical and legal issues with using iPads in the classroom and the importance of modeling proper use.

Apps utilized in workshop:

Settings (OS), camera, iMovie, Google Earth, Safari, QRafter, Google Drive, Nearpod, Dropbox, Pic Collage


Pre-assessment on iPads using __Nearpod__ and discussion of policies

  • Best practices
  • Access to iPads
  • Acquiring and selecting apps
  • Classroom management considerations

iPad Settings

  • Gestures, Keyboards, Accessibility
  • How to collect student work - SimplTransfer, Dropbox & DropItToMe
    • SimplTransfer - Start the app and then type in the URL of the iPad on your laptop or desktop. HINT: Put the photos or videos you will transfer into a separate album on the camera roll
    • DropBox & DropItToMe- create an account on Dropbox. You can install the Dropbox feature on your laptop or desktop using Self Service.
      • Create an account on DropItToMe. Connect your dropbox to your DropItToMe account. Use the url http://dropitto.me/yourusername on the iPad and the students can select their images or movies to put into your Dropbox folder. On your dropbox account their work will be in your DropItToMe folder. Just drag and drop onto your laptop.

Sample Activities & Resources