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iPads in Education Road Show

Join us for the iPads in Education Road Show taking place in four locations throughout North Dakota including Bismarck-November 7th, Valley City-November 8th, Fargo-November 9th, Grand Forks-November 10th, Dickinson-November 15th, Minot-November 16th, and Bismarck-November 17th.

There will be two strands to choose from with content for Teachers, Technology Coordinators and Administrators.

Bring an iPad and the laptop you use to sync your iPad (Tip-be sure all Apps (iPad) and iTunes (Laptop) are updated). If an iPad is not available to you, email charity.nix@sendit.nodak.edu to request the use of one during the roadshow.


-Overview of day
-Productivity apps
-Summary of the last year at Apple: Ipad, Apple TV, iCloud, iOS 5, and Lion

11:30 to 12:00 Lunch provided by Apple

12:00 to 1:50 Breakout sessions

Breakout Session 1 for Teachers and Administrators presented by Charity Nix-EduTech

Reinforce what is being taught in the classroom and to differentiate instruction. Focus on the basics of how to use an iPad, apps that help with productivity for teachers and administrators and apps for the students to use in all grades and subjects.

Breakout Session 2 for Technology Coordinators presented by Jacob Dekkenga-Apple System Engineer

Learn about and discuss iOS Config and management, mass deployment of iPads including sync strategies, Lion Server Profile Manager including restrictions and management, volume purchasing and deployment of apps, iTunes tips and tricks as well as accounts, and Lions Server iOS file sharing.

1:50-2:00 Wrap-up

Topic Details

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Eligible for Professional Development Credit: Yes
  • Minimum Cost: $45 per participant
  • Minimum Required: 10 participants
  • Maximum Allowed: 15 participants

Major Goal

To learn more about deploying and using iPads.

Participants Will…

  • explore prouctivity apps for selves and classroom use.
  • be exposed useful classroom apps to assist in individualizing instruction.
  • become up to date on latest iPad deployment strategies.

Register for Upcoming Workshops

No sessions for this topic are scheduled. Contact your Regional IT Specialist to schedule this workshop.