Information for Students with 1:1 iPads
How to use Self Service to get apps
Self Service is a catalog of apps available to you for installation on your student iPad. Tap the Self Service icon on your iPad to install an app that your teacher would like you to use or an app that you want to use. This is our school district's list of approved apps for student iPad devices. Students do not have access to Apple's App Store on their district iPad. Students do not have access to social media apps like Facebook, Instagram, or SnapChat on their district iPad. If you are having a problem with your student iPad, please contact your Campus Technician or your Instructional Media Specialist.
Using the iPad at Home with Content Keeper
Go to Settings>Wi-Fi and tap your home wireless network name. You will need to type in your home Wi-Fi password. Tap Open the Safari browser and navigate to a page like gpisd.org
When prompted with the ContentKeeer log in window, log in with your same computer login that you normally use at school.
username: student ID#
password: Ta2001Ca26 (example is where you type your first two letters of your first name, your birthyear and the first two letters of your last name--note the capital letters)
The apps and websites will work after connecting to your wifi AND logging in to Content Keeper. If you do not log into Content Keeper, your apps will not work.
Canvas App and Canvas Website for Students
The Canvas student app should install automatically on your student iPad. Please use your same student login to use the Canvas app. If you are at home, be sure to open a browser (Safari or Chrome) and log in first with Content Keeper. The Safari web browser also works great for using Canvas. Here is the website for you to log into. Canvas for Students.
REQUIRED Settings for All Students
1. REQUIRED: Take a Selfie to Identify Your iPad
Use this tutorial titled How to Use Markup on your Selfie to Create Your Lock Screen to help identify your iPad. This is required for all middle school and high school students.
2. REQUIRED: Change the picture on your Apple ID
Tap Settings>Your Apple ID name>Tap your picture to Edit. Use the same selfie as above or take another picture of YOURSELF. The picture must be of YOUR FACE.
3. REQUIRED: Change the name of your iPad
You may change the name of your iPad HOWEVER you MUST read and follow these guidelines below. Tap Settings>General>About>Name
This is the way you should type your name. LEAVE the serial number there that you see. Do not delete this. Simply add a dash/hyphen at the end of the serial number and add your first and last name. SO the name of your iPad should look like this: F2MSK07RHG03- Firstname Lastname
Give your input on Brain Break apps
What free and educational or brain break apps would you like to see available on your student iPad?