Introduction to MacBooks & Apple TV

Rutgers University CMSCE

 

Introduction to MacBooks & Apple TV in the Classroom

June 6 & 13, 2015 @ Jersey City Public Schools

 

AGENDA

8:00 - 10:00 – Cafeteria

·      Welcome

·      Orientation to Your MacBook Pro

·      Cool Tips & Tricks

 

10:15 - 1:00 – Breakout Sessions

·      Language Arts with Carol Cherson

·      Mathematics with Cecilia Arias

·      Science with Dawna Schultz

 

 

RESOURCES 

·      Poll Everywhere: www.polleverywhere.com

Respond at PollEv.com/dawnaschultz605

Text DAWNASCHULTZ605 to 37607 once to join, then A, B, C or D

 

·      Blendspace: www.blendspace.com
https:// www.blendspace.com/lessons/cc6iBwN9hk8__Q/macbook-air

 

 

PRESENTATION TEAM

    ·      Cecilia Arias, Ed.D. - carias@rci.rutgers.edu

·      Carol Cherson - chersonsky@aol.com

·      Dawna Schultz - dawna.schultz@gmail.com

Cecilia (Math)

 

 

Dawna (Science):

Science & Macbook Session Blendspace: https://www.blendspace.com/lessons/go-jpVcbQQt45w/science-macbook

Simulation Resources Blendspace: https://www.blendspace.com/lessons/d5__jbR0o2ZAsg/science-simulations-interactaives-games

Engineering Resources Blendspace: https://www.blendspace.com/lessons/n65QemoV_32Ayw/k-12-engineering-design-resources

 

  • S&E Practice – Modeling video:  
  • Modeling Tools:

·       Simulations- Concord, Phet, Netlogo

·       http://phet.colorado.edu/

·       http://concord.org/ngss/

·       http://modelingcommons.org/account/login

·       Concept Mapping- Popplet: http://popplet.com/

·       3D Modeling- TinkerCad: https://www.tinkercad.com/

  • Documenting lab/challenges: PhotoStory, Stop-Action: movies are a fun way to document a science experiment, whether it’s cell meiosis or growing a bean sprout in a paper cup. (flipping)
  • Engineering Design Challenges: Tryengineering, teachengeineering, Design Squad, etc
  • Exit Ticket on Padlet

 

 

  

Carol (Language Arts)

Teachers will be working in small groups for one project/presentation. Project includes using:

  • Word
  • PowerPoint
  • Notes 
  • System Preferences
  • Dictation and Speech
  • sharing 
  • AirDrop
  • Mission Control

 

Teachers will be working with a menu.

 

We will be visiting:

  • iTunesU
  • Podcasts
  • iBooks
  • A number of Apps
  • Some of the Sites below

·       Interactive sites for Language Arts -http://interactivesites.weebly.com/language-arts.html

·       Mr. Nussbaum - http://mrnussbaum.com/langcode/

·       40 ways to leave a lesson- http://edc448uri.wikispaces.com/file/view/40_ways_to_leave_a_lesson.pdf

·       figurative language - http://42explore.com/figlang.htm

·       Pete’s Powerpoints- http://www.pppst.com 

·       Read, Write, & Think- http://www.readwritethink.org 

·       Mrs. DeSantis’ Blog- http://blog.discoveryeducation.com

·       PARCC Games – http://parccgames.com 

·       14 Great Tips with Resources to Improve Online Test Scores - https://jayemtucker.wikispaces.com/++++++++Tips+for+Online+Test+Prep