It is priced at 9, 99 dollars, but all the different features it integrates make it worth its cost. If you want to use a cheaper alternative from third party manufacturers, it will be at your own risk. Connecting the iPad to the projector Besides the Lightning port the iPad has no further port, so connecting it to a projector is really easy.
The end with the Lightning adapter 1 goes into your iPad. As for the small port 3 next to HDMI is an extension to the Lightning port; it simply allows you to power your iPad during the presentation: The screen of your iPad is automatically mirrored on the connected display or projector.
No complicated configuration is required, you simply have to launch PowerPoint and start your presentation. But not all teachers are so lucky to have a 1 to 1 classroom. A lot of teachers have to figure out ways to teach with one computer or tablet.
In that case, you should be able to connect your iPad to the computer or to a projector. Before you buy this, you should consider some disadvantages. First of all, the price.
You can connect Apple TV to your projector or to a tv. Once you have done that, you can wirelessly connect to Apple TV through your iPad.
Use the Airplay functionality on your iPad to do that. If you click on it, you can choose for Apple TV.
Reflector 2 is an application that is installed on your computer not your iPad! Then choose your computer. So, here it is: This is because your iPad and computer must be on the same strong Wifi network.
And that might be an issue for some schools. This application works in exactly the same way as Reflector 2, but it has a little extra for the Android fans. This way your students can show their work to the whole classroom too. It will open up your webcam.
To change that, just click on the arrow next to the red recording button on the screen and choose your iPad. In just a few years time we went from an old overhead projector to a modern beamer. This opened up a whole new world of opportunities. However, there are still some limitations to a beamer. How do you project paper worksheets, or your students' work without scanning every sheet?
Keep that in mind for later.
The solution is easy. Buy , create or reinvent your own iPad document camera stand. Place your iPad and put the book or papers you want to project beneath it. You can mirror the iPad with the camera open.