Step by step set up for turn key use of ipods in the classroom

  • Inventory ipods by serial # and school.
  • Determine method of labeling ipods and mobile carts.
  • Register and update each ipod.
  • Set up with name/number to match method of labeling.
  • Set up an iTunes account (without credit card)
  • Configure computer or set up iPod image with selected apps, playlists, podcasts, photos, bookmarks etc.
  • Sync iPods
  • Schedule periodic updates when needed.

"Guided tour" movies, demonstrating Bretford's recommended best practices for setting up and syncing multiple iPods: