SELF-STUDY: iPads in the Classroom (10 hours)

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“How can teachers use iPads and apps to engage and teach students with greater success?”

Welcome to this dual course aimed to help you understand more about iPads in the classroom. This dual course consists of the following 5 hour courses:

  • Apps for Education
  • iPads in the Classroom

Integrate theories of Transformative Learning with technology to find the best apps to educate YOUR students. The integration of iPads and apps into education, may seem like a natural product of the times. However, successfully impacting students’ learning, requires a whole new level of teachers’ engagement and effort. Through this two-part online PD course, teachers will be equipped to go beyond using iPads and apps merely because someone else has recommended it and fully examine the true learning potential.

To this end, the first part of this online PD course has been specially designed for teachers who are just beginning to use iPads or those who are considering using them. Rather than a focus on learning to operate an iPad, this course will help teachers gain knowledge about different ways by which the iPad can be integrated into the process of learning. In addition to practical learning activities and ideas, it helps the teacher prepare the classroom environment and schedule for the introduction of iPads. It helps teachers to plan and organize iPad use, so that it is efficient and smooth.

Acknowledging the spread of other smartphones and tablets, the second part focuses on apps at a more general level, on platforms including iOS, Android and Windows. This course shows teachers how to take into account specifics, including logistics, management ability, content access, sound and image quality, all while evaluating individual apps. With an integrated approach, teachers can successfully consider an apps’ connections with curriculum content and the ability to amplify existing learning levels, while evaluating systematically their transformative learning capability.

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17 Reviews of “SELF-STUDY: iPads in the Classroom (10 hours)”:
  1. Network Support says:
    Five Stars

    I really like the program which is very helpful and more flexible ! Wing W.

  2. Michael S. says:
    Five Stars

    I appreciate the exposure to so many new apps.

  3. Michael S. says:
    Five Stars

    I thoroughly enjoyed this course. It has a wealth of useful information.

  4. Amal D. says:
    Five Stars

    Well done! Thank you for creating the Professional Learning Board. Keep creating courses. So much more needed.

  5. Heather N. says:
    Five Stars

    Great iPad info!

  6. Julie S. says:
    Five Stars

    This was probably the most comprehensive course on current apps to use in the classroom. Very informative!

  7. Kelly S. says:
    Five Stars

    This was great! I will definitely be taking more classes. I gained a lot of useful information for using apps in my classroom.

  8. Randi D. says:
    Five Stars

    This was my first time taking a PLB course; I found the information useful and the course easy to follow and comprehend.

  9. Heather N. says:
    Five Stars

    Great class!

  10. Jane B. says:
    Five Stars

    Thanks for offering the read it to you option as I have difficulty with my bifocals.

  11. Jennifer A. says:
    Five Stars

    Enjoyed learning about new educational apps that i can use with my students.

  12. Julia N. says:
    Five Stars

    Very convenient.

  13. Donna S. says:
    Five Stars

    Thank you for sharing such helpful classes full of useful information.

  14. Christine J says:
    Five Stars

    Thank you for allowing me to renew my teaching license while staying at home with my 2 young children-much appreciated!

  15. Suzanne P. says:
    Five Stars

    I highly recommend this course to all teachers who want to learn more about iPads and how to engage learners in the learning process with the use of technology.

  16. Virginia T says:
    Five Stars

    I was very pleased with the training. It exceeded my expectation.

  17. Julie M says:
    Five Stars

    It was excellent and I learned valuable new and relevant information!!

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