Hello! I am an instructional coach and this is a disco-themed powerpoint I wrote for a 60 minute workshop on using Smart Devices in the classroom - either smartphones or ipads/android pads.
It can be easily expanded to about 90 minutes by following my suggestions or bringing in your own ideas. My groups only had about an hour so we had to move pretty quickly, spending maybe 3-4 minutes talking about each app and how we could use them in our classrooms.
The apps this presentation covers are usable in any subject or class. I was presenting to a rather broad audience, so single-subject apps were not chosen. This did not diminish the usefulness of the presentation at all.
I researched app availability for Android, Windows, and Apple devices so all 3 are represented well, although nearly all attendees were either android or apple users. I included 2 pages of facilitator notes so that you can easily adapt it or customize it to your needs. I spent 20+ hours browsing top 25/50/100 educational app lists to put this together and actually testing every app. So if you spent an hour tailoring this powerpoint to your liking, I just saved at least 19 hours of your life lol.
The apps covered include some that students use and some just for teachers. There are 15 that made my cut as worthwhile cheap or free educational apps that work as advertised.
In my notes, I also mention several activities you can do in your workshop, including an awesome "ticket out" idea my groups did.
I put a couple of blank slides at the end that you can duplicate to add more pages if you want. The 24 page page count is the actual presentation length and does not count notes or these blank slides.
Always print out the 3-slide note pages and make copies for your attendees to take notes. I also usually provide candy or gum.
I received rave reviews and comments from the teachers on this presentation, so if you take some time to adapt this powerpoint to your group, I'm sure you will be highly praised as well :)
The download is in power point format. zipping it didn't save much space, so I left the file as is.
If you have any questions or comments, I included my e-mail address in the notes so you can contact me for additional support.
Thank you for taking a look at my powerpoint!