Roseville Area Community Education

The world is going digital, and the iPad is skyrocketing in popularity. This device puts the Internet and powerful apps in your hands. In this session, you will learn some iPad basics. We will look at different setting, how to find and organize apps, gestures, and explore native iPad apps. Bring your iPad, iPod or iPhone device if you have one.

Connect to Wifi.

Under Safari, find the iPad User Guide (User Guide)

Tour the iPad (Diagram)
  • Home button
  • Sleep/wake
  • Volume
  • Lock rotation/mute
  • Camera: front/back

Organizing the iPad (Organizing iPad Apps)
  • Move / delete Apps
  • Make folders
  • Close open Apps
  • Searching Apps

Multitasking Gestures (Explanation of Gestures)
  • Settings- turn on multitasking gestures
  • One finger between screens
  • Two finger zoom in and out
  • Four finger swipe up, to the side for open apps
  • Five finger close


Keyboard Practice in Notes (Keyboard Shortcuts)
  • Accented symbols
  • Swipe up on period, period
  • Split keyboard
  • Caps lock
  • Spell check
  • Magnifying glass
  • Double click for period
  • Undo/redo
  • New note
  • Undo
  • Hide keyboard
  • Email note

Keyboard shortcuts (in Settings) (Create a shortcut)

Taking a screen shot
  • Home button and sleep/wake button

Save picture in Safari
  • Touch and hold image

Capture Images with Camera
  • Front vs rear facing
  • Still vs video
  • Photobooth

iTunes U

  • Higher Ed
  • University of South Florida
  • Notable
  • Lit2Go

Minnesota Search Results
  • Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
  • STEM: Classroom Lessons
  • Online Course Development
  • University of Minnesota Library
  • Walker Art Center
  • Minnesota Zoo
  • Science Museum of Minnesota
  • Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Kathy Schrock's iPads in the Classroom site:
An extraordinary list of apps by grade level, tutorials, and other iPad resources.

APPitic- 1,800 Educational Apps:
App lists sorted by Bloom's Taxonomy, different themes, multiple intelligences, and NETS standards.