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Completing iPads - Evidence Based Practice and Effective Use will contribute 8 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.

General Description

Seven years ago I implemented the first generation iPads into my classroom. This eventuated into a journey of whole class use; individualisation; and then sharing that experience with other educators. I wrote my first iPad course in 2011 and ten years on, it’s worth re-examining the use of iPads in the classroom. iPads, (or any other tool for that matter) is NOT meant to replace GOOD teaching and evidence based practice; so this course looks at what the research is saying; what is evidence based practice; and provides strategies for appropriate use. This course will refer to apps but the focus will be on effective educational use of the device rather than an examination of a range of apps.


All educators interested in implementing iPads into their classroom.

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


    • Course Overview

    • Professional Standards

  • 2

    Module One: Then & Now

    • Ten Years On

    • The Future

    • Activity: Yours & Your School's Covid Experience

    • A Premise for Improving Education Using Technology

    • Creating Balance - What is Screen Time?

  • 3

    Module Two: Looking at Theory & Equity Issues

    • What Are the Theoretical Underpinnings of Technology Use in Education?

    • ACTIVITY: TPACK Model & Evidence Based Practice

    • The Technology Integration Matrix

    • Bloom's Digital Technology

    • Overcoming Issues of Equity & Barriers

    • Activity: Overcoming Issues of Equity

  • 4

    Module Three: Using Technology Effectively in the Classroom

    • How Can Technology be Used Effectively in the Classroom?

    • What are the Best Evidence Based Strategies?

    • Activity: Evidence Based Practice

  • 5

    Module Four: Using the iPad in an Inclusive Classroom

    • Using the iPad in an Inclusive & Differentiated Classroom

    • The Value of Technology for the Diverse Learner

    • Bridging the Communication Gap for Diverse Learners

    • Meaningful & Fun Ways to Use Technology for Teaching & Learning

    • Activity: Meaningful Ways to Use Technology

  • 6

    Module Five: Assessment & Reporting

    • Using the iPad to Demonstrate Learning & Understanding

    • Assessment & Reporting

    • Video Feedback Example

    • Activity: Using the iPad to Demonstrate Learning and Understanding

  • 7

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

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