Ipads - Changing the Way We Do Education

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.
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

The iPad technology has extraordinary implications for education & its design, functionality & 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.

This PD will focus on:
*Why use iPads in the Classroom?
*Applications – how they fit into The Australian Curriculum & learning outcomes.
*What can an IPad based classroom look like?
*What do students think?

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

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.

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Join your colleagues coming from many individual schools and sectors for these short 2-hour after school PD sessions.

Email TTA staff to be added to a wait list if the course you are interested in is full . We will contact you if a place becomes available. Is a course date not available? Be sure to update your TTA account with the teaching areas you are interest in to be kept informed about the most suitable courses (including the option to be kept up-to-date on new course dates and information).

As this course is only a two hour session, it will largely be instructional. There will not be much time to practice using various apps due to time constraints and size of audience.


This course contributes to 2.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

There are no occurrences of After School Session in Australia (VIC) at this time.

Sessions

Introduction & Overview

30 minutes

Powerpoint

Introduction & Overview of course.
Why use iPads in the Classroom?
Benefits to teachers and students.

Using iPads in the Classroom

30 minutes

Powerpoint

What can the iPad do?
How to use the iPad and various apps to improve outcomes for students?
Using the iPad for assessment.
The importance of differentiated learning.

What are the best apps to use?

1 hour

What are the best apps to use?
Focus on a small group of apps first, learn how to use them and how to integrate them into your lessons.
How to find the best apps for your classroom needs?

What To Bring

iPads if they have one available.

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About the team


Karina Barley

Creator

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.