iPad Tips and Tricks

Paragraph Feature

Paragraph Feature - Tap on the paragraph icon in front of the url on a website to get rid of all the ads, extra pictures, etc.

Speak Selection

This allows the iPad to Speak the text on the screen in some applications.

Settings > General > Accessibility > Speak Selection

Turn Speak Selection On. You can also adjust speaking rate, type of voice, and highlight the words that are being spoken.

To use Speak Selection:

  1. Tap and hold on the words you want it to speak.
  2. Use the blue dots to choose selection.
  3. Tap the Speak button.

Safe Search

You can add these sites to your kids iPads by clicking on the buttons above to access How-To pages





Copyright-Free Images

These sites house copyright-free images for your students to add to their projects.





You can also use Google to search Copyright-free images. Click the button below for iPad instructions.

5-Finger Close

4-Finger Swipe


  • Open iTunesU on your iPad
  • Search topics you would like to learn more about
  • Courses: MISD iTunesU training, iPads for MISD Students,