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2015-2016 Grade 6 iPads

iPad Air 2

 iPad Air 2

 

Processor

A8X chip with 64‑bit architecture
M8 motion coprocessor

 

Display

9.7-inch LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 ppi
Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
Fully laminated display
Antireflective coating

 

Drive

64 GB

 

Camera

Rear: 8 MP camera, autofocus, f/2.4 aperture, 1080p video recording
Front: 1.2MP, f/2.2 aperture, 720 HD video recording

 

Power & Battery

Built-in 27.3-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
Up to 10 hours
Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system
Lightning connector

 

Wireless

Wi‑Fi (802.11a/​b/​g/​n/​ac); dual channel (2.4GHz & 5GHz); HT80 w/MIMO
Bluetooth 4.0 technology

 

Dimensions

9.4 x 6.6 x 0.24 (240 mm x 196.5 mm x 6.1 mm)

 

Weight

0.96 lb  (437 g)





District Provided Case: STM Dux Case

District Approved Alternative Cases:
 
 
Apps installed on student iPads

App

Purpose

Accelerated Reader

Companion tool for accessibility to the Accelerated Reader program

Blackboard Mobile Learn

Access to Blackboard

BookCreator

Create ebooks and PDFs publishable to iBooks

Destiny Quest

Access to the school library systems

Dictionary.com  Reference Tool

Explain Everything

An interactive screencasting and whiteboard tool

Genius Scan - PDF Scanner

Ability to turn any document into a PDF for use with products like Notability

Google  Apps (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Earth)

Productivity tools and cloud storage

Green Screen by Do Ink

Maker tool for video production

iBooks

Online books

iTunesU

Access to online course content

iWork Suite (Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie)

Productivity tools

Nearpod

Tool for interactive mobile presentations

Notability

Note taking tool

QR Reader

Allows for easier access to a variety of resources

Quick Graph

Graphing calculator

Quizlet

Tool for students to create study tools such as flashcards and study games

Scholastic Classroom Magazines (Student Edition)   Online edition of Scholastic magazine

Socrative Student

Formative assessment tool

VoiceThread

Tool for interactive collaboration and sharing of presentations

 

Web shortcuts on student iPads

Site

URL

Kahoot

http://kahoot.it

Tyler Student Portal

https://portal.northallegheny.org/tsi_live/

Online Textbooks

http://my.hrw.com Social Studies & English
http://www.glencoe.com/ose/index.html Science

Study Island (Edmentum)

PSSA/Keystone remediation tool
http://www.studyisland.com

 

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