Spring Term Courses
Young children can create
Wednesday 30th January
- Are you using iPad in Early Years or Key Stage 1?
- Do you want to embed iPad across the curriculum?
- Have you thought about bringing photography, film making, drawing tools and music making to all subject areas?
Attending this free workshop will prepare you to bring iPad to all curriculum areas in the earlier years of school. You will take away free teacher guides containing a years worth of activities for using photography, film, music and drawing apps in Reception and Key Stage 1.
You will learn how:
- photography, filming, music making and drawing on iPad can be part of your best practice toolkit for providing an Enabling Environment,
- to evaluate the use of iPad against the principle of Enabling Environments,
- children in the Early Years at Burton Joyce Primary School are achieving a Good Level of Development when iPad is planned for across the areas of learning,
- to continue the best practice in Early Years for Year 1.
Your class will be able to:
- take better photographs and use them in their learning to show what they know,
- use their own drawings in digital books or animation apps which motivates them to write,
- make their own movies and music to show their Communication, English and Maths skills.
This is a practical workshop lead by an Apple Distinguished Educator, author of the global series of books 'Young Children Can Create'.
Wednesday 27th April
- Are you looking for a simple way to bring movie making to the classroom?
- Are you new to using video apps for learning?
- Do you want to learn how to use the free app Clips?
This practical workshop will introduce you to a free app developed by Apple called Clips. You will get hands on with this app and learn how to use the many features of it whilst seeing how simple it is to use. We will share examples of real project work from classrooms around the world and evaluate the use of the app for learning in your classroom.
This is a cross-curricular workshop for teachers in any subject, working with students of all ages.
Reservations opening soon.
iPad network (Day 2 of 3)
at Edwinstowe House, Edwinstowe
By attending this network you will:
- have a better understanding of what best practice with iPad and apps looks like;
- know how to manage iPad devices effectively;
- hear about new features for education in iOS updates, learn more about iPad curriculum resources and use the Apple Teacher professional development tool.
Now in its fifth year, the iPad Network will continue to develop the use of iPad devices in teaching and learning. This network not only shares best practice in the computing curriculum, it develops the use of iPad and apps across all subjects and key stages. The network is planned and delivered by Marc Faulder, an Apple Distinguished Educator and aims to ensure you make the most of your iPad devices in school.
Use iPad devices to support learning and teaching through:
- selection and deployment of apps;
- addressing technical issues related to iPad devices in the classroom;
- sharing good practice and networking with colleagues.
Delegates need to bring a fully charged and updated iPad to each network and install the free iTunes U app.