Join Laurie Burruss for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring the world with Maps, part of iPad Classroom: The Basics.
The Maps app is an on board application that ships with the iPad. …And it's a great way to take virtual field trips with your classroom to …connect with places, people, and things that you would normally not be able to …see in a classroom. Let's tap on the Maps app. …In the bottom left corner is the arrow key that navigates to where you are presently. …If you double tap on that a compass will appear in the upper right hand corner. …As you play and turn around you'll see the compass will move, the red is always …pointing to the north. At the bottom right is a page curl, tap …on the page curl. Let's turn on the Satellite view.…
On the bottom left side of the screen next to the arrow is a 3D button, tap on …the 3D button. Zooming in kind of gives you a Parallax View. …By taking your two fingers and going up and down on the iPad, you can change the view. …By tapping on the page curl, you can see you have a number of options to do other things. …One of things that I do with my students is to drop pins on different areas and to …
- Exploring common device ownership models
- Using iPads with a learning management system (LMS)
- Downloading apps
- Setting up the master sync
- Projecting from an iPad
- Printing with AirPrint
- Sharing content with Dropbox
- Creating an iPad photo gallery
- Browsing the web
- Exploring the world with Maps
Skill Level Intermediate
iBooks Author Essential Trainingwith Chris Mattia6h 55m Intermediate
iBooks Author for Teachers: The Basicswith Mike Rankin2h 37m Intermediate
1. Getting Ready for an iPad Classroom
2. Setting Up the iPad Classroom
3. Getting Things In and Out of the iPad
4. Top Tips and Tricks
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