There is a lot of press about the iPad and how this technology can make a difference to the classroom. Its design, functionality and capabilities certainly offer lots of possibilities for the education arena, however how effective is the iPad really as a teaching tool?
This course explores how the iPad works and looks at the huge realm of applications; & how they link to the new “Australian Curriculum” and provides opportunities for teachers to:
- Learn how iPads work and hidden uses of the iPad.
- Understand how applications can reflect curriculum & learning outcomes.
- Learn how to incorporate iPads into your daily lesson plans
- Develop the use of iPad applications as an assessment tool.
- Appreciate the benefits for students.
This iPad course is different to any other as it demonstrates how using the iPad and applications can be implemented into the Australian Curriculum; and then links to classroom content through providing opportunities for practical lesson design and content.
This course is suitable for teachers and Support workers in Primary and Special Education.
2.6.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Information and Communication Technology (ICT): Use effective teaching strategies to integrate ICT into learning and teaching programs to make selected content relevant and meaningful
3.4.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Select and use resources: Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning