Karina Barley

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Karina Barley

Taking education into the 21st Century

Karen Barley is an internationally recognized educational consultant specializing in the needs of children with autism and their families. She has over 25 years of expertise as an educator, private one-on-one consultant, course developer and educational technology specialist.
Karen is especially successful connecting with children who have autism and creating behavioral, sensory and educational strategies that help children reach their full potential. Her highly personable style, combined with extensive research, knowledge and firsthand experience of the needs of children with autism, makes her extremely effective and innovative in tailoring individual solutions for families and their schools. Using new and existing approaches Karen integrates her pioneering work with iPad technology to create differentiated educational programs where children with autism can consistently experience success while learning.

In addition, Ms. Barley is an accomplished and engaging, sought after public speaker and teacher trainer. She has shared her significant insights and knowledge on such subjects as, Technology in Education, Technology and Autism, Autism Awareness, 21st Century Learning, Technology and Curriculum Development and other subjects in the United States, Australia and as a keynote guest speaker for international face to face and online conferences.

She is now undertaking her PHD and is a sessional teacher at Monash University.

You have an iPad and you’ve been told you have to start using it for your classroom, but you have no idea where to start. What to do? What apps will work?
Target Audience
All Primary & Secondary teachers including Support Staff. The course is designed so that strategies suggested can be implemented irrespective of age level.
32 reviews
Want 'more' iPad apps for your classroom, then this course is for you. We’ll explore 10 fantastic, must have apps that will bring your classroom into the 21st Century.
Target Audience
Educators at any level and Support Staff
3 reviews
The most up to date information on how to teach students who have autism. This course will help you to create a classroom environment where everyone can learn.
Target Audience
Principals, Teachers, Teacher's Aides.
11 reviews
Provides training, education and strategies for educators who intend to work, or are working with students who have autism. Develop an understanding of what autism ‘is’...
Target Audience
Primary & Secondary Teachers, Special Education Teachers & Inclusion Co-ordinators.
81 reviews
How do children with autism learn? This course teaches you how to use the iPad and effective teaching strategies to assist students who are on the Autism Spectrum.
Target Audience
Teachers, Principals Support Staff
4 reviews
Students on the Autism Spectrum have distinct learning needs, so it is vital to cater to these needs within the classroom. Knowing how to differentiate lessons for stud...
Target Audience
Teachers Support Staff Principals
6 reviews
Powerpoints and PDFs are a popular tool utilised by teachers to present lesson information and content to their students. What if you could transform these presentation...
Target Audience
Educators & Teachers
2 reviews
Build your own online courses in Open Learning. In this course youou will learn how to plan the course, how to build the course, how to create the content used in the ...
Target Audience
Anyone who wants to learn how to build effective online professional development courses using Open Learning.
The IPad technology has extraordinary implications for education. This is a beginner's course for anyone who has a minimal knowledge of how to use an iPad.
Target 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!
89 reviews
Karina Barley
Taking education into the 21st Century
Changing the way that we 'do' education in a 21st Century environment.
Target Audience
Participants of this course must be members of the Class Cover, Casual Teacher Network. Please visit www.classcover.com.au to create your profile or contact info@classcover.com.au for more information.
Explores how the iPad works. Looks at the huge realm of applications and how they link to the new Australian Curriculum. Aimed at primary and special education teachers...
Target Audience
This course is suitable for teachers and Support workers in Primary and Special Education.
16 reviews
Learn how to integrate Skype into your classroom as the ultimate Global Classroom tool.
Target Audience
All educators including Primary & Secondary Students ESL Teachers Language Teachers Principals
2 reviews
Behaviour? What is it and how can understanding your students' behaviour make a difference to the running of your classroom?
Target Audience
teachers, teacher assistants, assistant principals, principals.
13 reviews
Online safety is a 21st Century issue. Do you know how to be a online mentor & role model? Learn how your students can create a positive & responsible online presence.
Target Audience
Upper Primary Teachers, Secondary Teachers, Principals, Assistant Principals
15 reviews
Overview of how iPads can be used in special needs' classrooms and demonstrates the use of applications to achieve the best results for students.
Target Audience
This course is suitable for teachers and support staff in Primary, Secondary and Special Education.
74 reviews
Explores the various iPad applications that can be used in Secondary English to improve teaching. Appreciate the benefits for students as a motivation tool.
Target Audience
Secondary English or Literature teachers. May also be appropriate for Upper Primary teachers.
12 reviews
QR Codes are two-dimensional bar codes that you see everywhere. QR codes have lots of uses for education, especially in classroom. This course teaches you how.
Target Audience
teachers support staff
14 reviews
Keynote is a versatile app. How to use Keynote in the classroom in innovative, creative ways both as a teaching tool and for your students to demonstrate their learning...
Target Audience
Teachers Support Teachers
4 reviews