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 evaluate usage of an app using an app rubric for selection for classroom use.
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, Nearpod, Aurasma, QRafter, Real Chalk, Book Creator, Image Chef, Dropbox


What is an iPad activity using Aurasma app

  • best practices
  • access to iPads
  • acquiring and selecting apps
  • classroom management considerations

Pre-assessment on iPads using Nearpod and RealChalk apps

QR codes and iPads using QRafter and resources listed below

  • Creating and using QR codes

iPad Settings

  • Gestures, Keyboards, Accessibility

Creating a Book Activity

  • Creating elements of a project using camera, Image Chef, iTalk, Action Movie
  • Creating a book using the Book Creator app
  • Discussion on how to turn in completed work from the iPad using the Dropbox App

Creating an iMovie Activity (if time)

  • Creating an iMovie trailer (template built into the app) on topic - why to use ipads in the classroom or classroom management tips


Apple support page
50 really useful iPad tips
Keyboard shortcuts
Listing of QR code generators
Pinterest of different QRcodes in the classroom resources and ideas
Kathy Schrock's listing of QRcode resources
40 ways to use iPads in the classroom
QRcode Scavenger Hunt Generator
Classroom Ideas
103 Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom