iPods in the Classroom


Training: September 15th - Part 1

  1. What kind of files can be put on an iPod?
  2. How to create audio mp3s
  3. How to work an iPod.


What Kind of Files Can be Put on an iPod?
  • Audio - mp3 files only
    • Tests
    • Class Readings
    • Books
    • Lectures
    • Class Notes
  • Video - mp4 files
    • Powerpoints
    • Vocabulary reviews

How to Create mp3 Files:
  • Audacity




How to Work an iPod:


Teachers Create recordings on:
  • Vocabulary
  • Skits
  • Quizzes
  • Dictation
  • test Reviews
  • Oral Administrations of Assignments/Assessments
  • Recordings of lectures
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Students can create recording based on:
  • poetry
  • stories
  • oral assignments
  • book review

Notes Feature:
txt files can be moved to the iPod for use later. iPod must be set as a harddrive and files must be .txt.
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=93951


Resources and Classroom Examples:
http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/beyond4walls/TCEA/podcasts_by_cfb_teachers.htm
http://www.apple.com/au/education/ipod/lessons/
http://www.coedu.usf.edu/main/spotlight/spotlight_papke.html
http://www.schoolcio.com/showArticle.php?articleID=196604276
http://www.education-world.com/a_tech/sites/sites070.shtml


Check Out:
http://www.edutopia.org/tech-integration