iPad Training for Teachers

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Audience

The iPads in Education professional learning opportunity is designed for those educators who are NEW to iPad use.

Description

This workshop covers the initial setup of the iPad, connecting to wiki and adding the best educational Apps to use in the classroom. Participants learn why the iPad is generating so much excitement and introduce school and students to this revolutionary device!

We will address basic iPad use, potential policies and procedures that may need to be considered, and app evaluation. Participants will also discuss strategies for using iPads to differentiate learning during individual, small group, and whole group instruction. After this 3-hour workshop, teachers leave with an iPad ready to go and use in the classroom.

Outline and Objectives

  • Differentiated instruction
  • Develop 21st Century Skills
  • Increase access to technology
  • Integrate technology effectively into curricula and instruction
  • Support improved student academic achievement

Details

The iPad and similar tablet devices offer a new and exciting method of interacting with students in the classroom. While tablet devices often times do not have the full functionality of a laptop, there are many apps available that make use of the iPad's touch screen technology and interactive user interface. An intuitive and engaging technology for learners of all ages, the iPad is often a powerful tool when used effectively in the classroom setting.

Sample Agenda* for Three-Hour Workshop

 

Topics Include:

Understanding the basics navigation, native applications, and accessibility features

Learn to use Safari, Mail, Photos, You Tube, iTunes U and other educational resources

Learn to help students become more organized with calendar

Discover the role of Apps in the classroom

Practice using and downloading apps on the iPad INTERESTED? 

 

 *Agendas and time frames are customizable to meet the needs of each organization.