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Burton Joyce Primary School

Burton Joyce Primary School

    Spring Term Courses

    Coding with Swift Playgrounds

    Wednesday 24th January – 4.00pm – 5.30pm

    Today we will be looking at how the iPad can develop the essential learning skills of problem solving and computational thinking through coding. Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary new app that gives everyone the opportunity to learn how to code. Code powers everything around us. When you send an iMessage on your iPhone, code sends the message. And, when you want to use find out directions to the cinema, code powers the instructions and directions from Apple Maps.

    This practical workshop will guide you through how to use the Everyone Can Code curriculum in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Explore the free teacher guides ‘Get Started with Code’ and ‘Learn to Code’. Work through a lesson plan and the ready made resources designed for your lessons. See real examples of children’s work from Year 1 and Year 6 and ask questions to teachers who have used these resources. You will also get hands on time with the free Swift Playgrounds app, writing your first lines of Swift code!

    You Will Need:

    • Your iPad
    • Swift Playgrounds app installed (free)
    • Get Started with Code Teacher Guides 1 & 2 (free)
    • Learn to Code Teacher Guides 1 & 2 downloaded (free)
    • SeeSaw app installed (free)
    • Tynker app installed (free)
    • To enrol your personal Apple ID to the Apple Teacher Learning Centre

    Reserve Your Place Here.


    Creativity with iPad

    Wednesday 7th February – 4.00pm – 5.30pm

    You will experience how iPad can support learners with the three phases of the creative process:

    • Brainstorming
    • Gathering Inspirational Resources
    • Telling Compelling Stories

    This structure provides a good plan for a lesson which best uses iPad and for each stage you will learn how to use Apple apps to support the process.

    In the session, you’ll see how the Apple Teacher Programme can help you develop the skills needed to deliver powerful learning experiences with iPad in the classroom. You’ll have the opportunity to earn some Apple Teacher badges before the end of the session.

    You Will Need:

    • Your iPad
    • Notes (pre-installed)
    • Pages downloaded  (free)
    • Camera (pre-installed)
    • Maps (pre-installed)
    • Safari (pre-installed)
    • iMovie downloaded (free)
    • GarageBand downloaded  (free)
    • Keynote downloaded (free)

    Reserve Your Free Place Here.


    Apple Classroom Counts for Maths

    Wednesday 14th February – 4.00pm – 5.30pm

    This practical workshop will give you time to explore apps which teachers at Burton Joyce Primary School use in maths. You will spend time exploring the apps and looking at planning examples showing how these apps are used in lessons. You will hear about children’s work and progress made when using these apps.

    Later in the session, you will learn how to use the Classroom app from Apple. This free app is used by the teacher to manage all of the iPad devices in your classroom. From the teacher’s iPad, you use Classroom to view all iPad screens, open/lock apps, lock the iPad and mute the sound. This powerful tool helps to keep your lesson moving at a good pace.

    Reserve Your Free Place Here.


    Special Event: iPad in Education Network

    Day 2 08/03/18

    Edwinstowe House, 1.00pm – 4.00pm

     

    Now in its 4th year, this network showcases the most effective practice with iPad devices.

    Each course provides a wealth of app suggestions, practical resources, training and advice – all presented in a lively, fun and hands-on style. Every event includes specialist input from an Apple Distinguished Educator.

    Find out how to book your place with the East Midlands Education Support Service here.


    Summer Term Preview

    Enhancing Productivity

    Today, you will experience how iPad can support students to manage everyday tasks and go deeper with their learning by

    • Getting Organised
    • Planning and Sharing their work
    • and Documenting and Reflecting

    For each section of this workshop, you will learn how to use Apple apps to enhance workflow, projects and research in the classroom. The course leaders will give you all of the lesson templates in the session which you will work through during the session. You may even pick up some top tips for your own device use!

    Later in the session, you’ll see how the Apple Teacher Programme can help you develop the skills needed to deliver powerful learning experiences with iPad in the classroom. You’ll have the opportunity to earn some Apple Teacher badges before the end of the session.

    You Will Need:

    • Your iPad
    • Clock (pre-installed)
    • Keynote downloaded (free)
    • Numbers downloaded (free)
    • iMovie downloaded (free)
    • Safari (pre-installed)
    • Notes (pre-installed)
    • To enrol your personal Apple ID to the Apple Teacher Learning Centre

    Creative English

    Join teachers from Burton Joyce Primary School and explore a range of apps used to teach a creative English curriculum. See examples of children’s work and use planning resources teachers recommend. Spend time using the apps and take away instructions of how to use these apps for your own lessons.


    Animated Science

    Join teachers from Burton Joyce Primary School and see how film, animation and photography document children’s scientific understanding across the key stages. See examples of children’s work and use planning resources teachers recommend. Spend time using the apps and take away instruction of how to use these apps in your own lessons.


    Special Event: iPad in Education Network

    Day 3 12/06/18

    Edwinstowe House, 1.00pm – 4.00pm

     
     

    Now in its 4th year, this network showcases the most effective practice with iPad devices.

    Each course provides a wealth of app suggestions, practical resources, training and advice – all presented in a lively, fun and hands-on style. Every event includes specialist input from an Apple Distinguished Educator.

    Find out how to book your place with the East Midlands Education Support Service here.