Tuesday, April 17, 2012

The iPad Unboxed!

On Tuesday, Staff members became acquainted with their new iPads with an after school orientation an orientation by  Dean Haratsaris from Macprofessionals of Novi.  This was done in anticipation of a more conceptual "workflow" professional development experience that will be conducted next week by Lucy Gray.  

Macprofessionals will be a partner for some MHS training.
Dean covered the following at the session:

The Basics 
  • iPad Hardware: Front/Back/VGA Adapter/USB cable
  • Powering on/off
  • Putting to sleep
  • Opening/Closing Apps
  • Returning home
  • Spotlight
  • Moving apps/Deleting Apps/Organizing Apps into folders
  • Multitasking
  • Orientation Lock
  • Keyboard Overview
  • Cut and Paste
  • Screen Shots

Multitasking Gestures 
  • Pinch to zoom
  • Double tap smart zoom
  • Two fingers zoom
  • Rotate
  • Home button
  • Double tap
  • Slide to right
  • 4 fingers up
  • 4 fingers pinch close
Navigating in Safari 
  • Rotate at any time
  • Rotation lock
  • System preferences to control switch
  • HTML5 vs. Flash
  • CNN.com is a good example, is HTML5 video
  • Multiple tabs up to 9
  • Bookmarks
  • Box with arrow
  • Add bookmark to Home Screen
General Settings 
  • Navigating and adjusting settings on the iPad thru the General Setting App
If there is time these topics may also be covered:
App store 
  • Settings to sign in
  • Each app checks to see who is signed in when it is launched
  • Syncing apps from computer
  • Copyrighted vs. non
  • Wifi sync
  • Pictures movies music calendar notes
  • Charging while attached
  • Switch cameras upper right
  • Camera roll lower left
  • Options turn on grid
  • Lower right switch to video
  • Camera roll vs. photos section

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