iPads in the English Classroom

Glen Pearsall
Engaging & Effective Classroom Practice
This practical course explores English-specific apps, activities and teaching strategies to get the most out of using Ipads in the everyday English classroom.
Target Audience
English teachers, Upper Primary and Secondary Teachers
22 reviews
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

• What impact would more student collaboration have, to shape more fluent and sophisticated student writing in your English classroom?

• What would your classroom be like if your pupils adopted different ways of thinking, organising and communicating using technology?

• How could using an iPad in the classroom support your English teaching strategies to the best effect?

Find out here on Glenn Pearsall’s iPad course running on 12th June 2014 at Sydney CBD

Prof development hours 5.5

This course will help if you have you been issued with an iPad but are not quite sure how to use it to best effect. Like supporting your English teaching strategies in using the tablet as a way to elicit feedback.

This course will inspire you to use an iPad to naturally encourage students to engage and take ownership of classroom activities?

It will help you be more confident about the potential for iPads in English.

Audience

English teachers, Upper Primary and Secondary Teachers

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

So if you have you been looking for someone to inspire you to make the very best of new technologies in the English classroom then enroll in this course right now.


This course contributes to 5.5 professional development hours.

Occurrences

There are no occurrences of Face to Face - Individual in Australia (NSW) at this time.

Sessions

No session information is available.

What To Bring

Participants must bring an iPad with the current version of iOS installed. Participants must be able to download and install apps from the App Store.
Please ensure:

■ Bring your iPad and charger.
■ Ensure your device is completed charged the night before
■ Update your iOS
■ Update your installed apps

View this INFO SHEET for more information on what to bring as well as a list of apps you are asked to download for attending the course.

User Rating

5.0

Latest Reviews

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Ipads in the English Classroom
24/11/2014

Very practical, well demonstrated/explained with fantastic classroom application.

Ipads in the English Classroom
24/11/2014

Very practical and real – ideas you can apply to pedagogy. Really engaging and credible presenter.

Ipads in the English Classroom
24/11/2014

So many great ideas that I will be taking back to the classroom. Very interesting and engaging – enjoyed the examples and stories.

Ipads in the English Classroom
24/11/2014

Great presentation, explicitly showing us how to use certain apps to make students become critical thinkers.

Ipads in the English Classroom
by Rachael Atkinson on 24/11/2014

Engaging & useful. I really enjoyed the content & especially the way each app was linked to literary techniques.

Ipads in the English Classroom
24/11/2014

Fabulous! Incredible knowledge of apps and how to practically apply these to the class. Very helpful to take back to school!

Ipads in the English Classroom
by Louise Govoronsky on 24/11/2014

Brilliant presenter and content. Highly engaging all day. I am bursting to share with my colleagues and I didn’t look at the clock once!

Ipads in the English Classroom
by Pat Craddock on 24/11/2014

The material was so instantly usable in the classroom – PD sessions are rarely so appropriately packaged! Awesome!

Ipads in the English Classroom
10/07/2014

An engaging and well-prepared presentation ideas and information that is practical for the classroom.

Ipads in the English Classroom
by Trang Le on 10/07/2014

Content specific for successful English teaching. Detailed and in-depth info to engage students and cater for different learning activities. Presentation was relevant & has inspired me to try ideas in my classroom. Thank you, Glen.

Ipads in the English Classroom
10/07/2014

An email summary of apps would be handy. Well organised with useful ideas.

Ipads in the English Classroom
by Michael Davis on 10/07/2014

Very informative and engaging. The course helped to show how iPads can be used to support our English classrooms in a very practical way.

Ipads in the English Classroom
by John Layton on 10/07/2014

Really usable stuff, links to proven strategies.

Ipads in the English Classroom
10/07/2014

Not only showing the apps but specifically how to use them! A few light bulbs went on!

Ipads in the English Classroom
by Christine Dudash on 10/07/2014

Information was informative, relevant and will be extremely valuable. I feel I will be able to add practical resources to our already existing programs. Technology and it’s effective use in our English curriculum should have a very high priority.

Ipads in the English Classroom
by Kirsten Fowler on 10/07/2014

Brilliant presentation of technology based in reality. Thank you!

Ipads in the English Classroom
by Mitch Walker on 10/07/2014

Really practical, loved the integration of classroom management & learning activities with iPad knowledge. Extremely encouraging and challenging. Glen was engaging and informative. Very well done.

Ipads in the English Classroom
10/07/2014

Content was highly relevant and practical. Instruction was clear and well-paced. I would recommend this course to others.

Ipads in the English Classroom
by Jenna Leigh-Jones on 10/07/2014

Action packed delivery of really useful, up-to-date resources that are relevant for today’s students.

Ipads in the English Classroom
by Diana Shilland on 10/07/2014

Great, dynamic presenter – straddled both technology and more importantly classroom application and ideas. Glen’s attitude is very positive and helpful. Practical in ideas and flexible in adjusting tasks & activities.


About the team


Glen Pearsall

Creator

Glen Pearsall was a Leading Teacher at Eltham High School and a Board member of the Curriculum Assessment Authority. Glen is the co-author of Literature for Life and Work Right and the author of Classroom Dynamics and the best-selling And Gladly Teach.

He works throughout Australia as an educational consultant, specialising in classroom management, engagement and workload reduction strategies for teachers.

He has a particular interest in the work of graduate and pre-service teachers and has worked as a seminar leader and research fellow at the Centre for Youth Research. Glen’s ebook The Top Ten Strategic Questions for Teachers has just been translated into Khmer for Cambodian teachers.

His latest book The Literature Toolbox features over fifty strategies for exploring text.