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Completing iPads - Chaning the way we do Education  will contribute hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework addressing standard descriptors 2.6.2, 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Course Description

The iPad technology has extraordinary implications for education and its design, functionality and capabilities enhances the possibility of a technology-based classroom.

This is a beginner’s course for anyone who has a minimal knowledge as to how to use an iPad. The course will cover lesson and curriculum content, but will also provide instruction on how to use the Settings section and hidden uses of the iPad.

 This PD will focus on:

  • iPads and how they work
  • Applications – how they fit into The Australian Curriculum & learning outcomes.
  • Assessment
  • What can an iPad based classroom look like?
  • What do students think?

This PD will provide hands on experiences and ideas for use when you return to your classroom.

Audience

This course is suitable for teachers and support workers in Primary, Secondary and Special Education.  Please note this is a beginner's course only!

Teaching Standards

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

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module One: Introduction and Overview

    • Course Overview

    • Reference to Professional Standards

  • 2

    Module Two: Why iPads?

    • Aims and Objectives

    • 21st Century Education

    • Why are we Using iPads in the First Place?

    • Using the iPad

    • Benefits of Using iPads

    • Write Your Own Rationale

    • A Few Basics

  • 3

    Module Three: Apps, Photos and Screenshots

    • Aims and Objectives

    • Photos, Apps and Screenshots

    • Transferring Photos

    • Core Apps

    • Choose One App

  • 4

    Module Four: Literacy Apps

    • Aims and Objectives

    • Literacy

    • Apps for English and Reading

    • Your Turn

  • 5

    Module Five: Numeracy App

    • Aims and Objectives

    • Numeracy Apps

    • Mathematical Concepts and Modelling

    • Your Turn

  • 6

    Module Six: Apps in Other Curriculum Areas

    • Aims and Objectives

    • Other Curriculum Areas

    • Apps in Other Curriculum Areas

    • How To Search For Apps

    • Evaluating iPad Apps - Activity

  • 7

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

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