Thursday, February 2, 2017

Like your ELMO but with an iPad (elementary classroom teachers)

I used AirServer to create the infinity mirror effect.

We were in a meeting today and Dominic told us about this fantastic idea. As we discussed all things technology he explained one method of using the iPad as a portable ELMO. It was too cool not to share.

Step 1
Make sure you have AirServer running on your laptop.
1. Click the Windows key on your keyboard or click the icon in the lower left of your screen.
2. Just start typing AirServer.
3. Click AirServer.

Don't see it? Contact technology or your building tech person.

Step 2
Connect your teacher iPad to your laptop.
1. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen. Start by swiping in the bezel, the black plastic part surrounding the screen.
2. Click AirPlay Mirroring.
3. Click your name.

Step 3
Open the camera app and instant portable ELMO!
Anything you see in the camera's len will be broadcast to the big screen.
I just used this method to take a picture of my notebook as a demonstration of how cool this is.

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