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Educational Use of the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Integrating Technology into Learning and Teaching

  • Using Mobile Devices to Engage Students and Enrich Concept Development

    • Demonstrate what you know with technology

    • Using SAMR to increase Learning

  • Getting Started with the iPad

    • Out-of-the-box experience learning about and setting up an iPad

    • Complete activities to learn to use a variety of apps

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • Best iPad Apps for the Six C's of Learning

    • The iPad, a digital tool, is best designed to address the six C's that are focused on learning and teaching:

      1. critical thinking,

      2. communicating,

      3. connecting,

      4. collaborating,

      5. creating, and the

      6. consumption of information.

    • Learn about the apps that best meet the needs of students and teachers

    • Length of time: 6 hours

  • Support the Content Areas with Apps and the iPad

    • Identify the apps best suited to support individual content areas: Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Fine Arts, Physical Education, Library, Resource.

    • Length of time: 1 to 2 days


    • Using Mobile Devices to Strengthen STEM Comprehension

    • Explore and create activities focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • Best Reading and Writing iPad Apps

    • Explore the many apps with which to read and analyze all kinds of literature as well as a variety of apps with which to write notes, papers, and books.

    • Length of time: 6 hours

  • Literacy and the iPad

    • Explore the research and a variety of apps focusing on increasing the literacy in 4-7 year old children.

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • Energize the Classroom with QR Codes and Augmented Reality

    • Help students become active learners, proide help or tutorials to students, or gve background information with a QR code. Students create QR codes and AR targets for display in the hall or as a part of an assignment or assessment.

    • Length of time: 6 hours

  • Digital Storytelling on the iPad

    • Create stories with apps on the iPad

    • Length of time: 6 hours

  • Power the iPad with Powerful Utilities for the iPad

    • Learn how the addition of utilities an increase productivity with the iPad

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • Hot Apps for the iDevices

    • Workshop to explore the many free apps available for the iDevices and create an apptivity using two or more apps

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • Tips and Tricks for the iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone

    • Knowing the tips and tricks of these mobile devices assures efficient use

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • iLearn iTeach Curriculum Apps for the iDevices

    • Explore how a variety of apps can assist in learning and teaching many educational concepts

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • It's Easy to Create eBooks for iBooks

    • eBooks can be easily created in ePub and PDF formats using iBook Author (Macintosh) or apps on the iPad.

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • Do the Right Thing...Write It on the iPad

    • Explore the many apps that assist in the writing process.

    • Brainstorm with a graphic organizer, write-record-take pictures with a variety of apps, send the file to the teacher’s Dropbox, Showbie account, Google Drive, etc all on the iPad.

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • Create a Digital Library on the iPad

    • Explore dedicated apps that engage students in the reading of books and stories as well as libraries of books and stories. Understand the iBooks app and other apps that are readers on the iPad.

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • Science and the iPad

    • Hundreds of Science apps are available for the iDevices. Explore how these apps can engage, excite, and inform students.

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • SAMR Framework

    • Analyze apps and "redefine" your teaching with the iPad with the SAMR model.

    • Length of time: 6 hours

  • Watch Your Students BLOOM with iPad and Apps : HOTS and the iPad, Bloom’s Taxonomy and the iPad, The iPad and Higher Order Thinking

    • Scaffold the learning with apps aligned to the revised model of Bloom's taxonomy

    • Length of time: 3 - 6 hours

  • iPhonography

    • Use the cameras on the iPad and the iPhone to take fantastic pictures. Create amazing products with the images. Edit the images on the mobile devices.

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • Accessorize Your iPad

    • It’s time to start your birthday or holiday wish list! Many accessories exist for making the iPad a universal teaching tool such as sharing the iPad screen on a TV or projector with and without a network connection, connect a variety of devices to the iPad with adapters, engage students with problem-solving-car racing games, battery chargers and wireless storage are but a few of the “geek toys” to add to your list.

  • Weaving the Web into the Curriculum

    • Web 2.0is the combination of all of the collaborative and mostly free sites on the Internet whose value is dependent on the actions of the users. The number of web-based applications and tools are growing at an exponential rate making it very difficult to keep current. However, educators must become familiar with these tools because they are the tools the digital natives are using. Topics include digital citizenship, social bookmarks, learning tools, content sharing, organizers, productivity sites, social networks, wikis, applets, creating conversations, references, computer utilities, and fun stuff.

    • Length of time: 1-2 days

  • Communicate with QR Codes and Augmented Reality

    • QR Codes have become the easy way to access information with a smart phone, computer with a camera, or an iPad. Create QR codes to use in the classroom. Learn about augmented reality and the excitement generated by using it with students.

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • Discovery Education Streaming and Science Techbook

    • Learn instructional strategies to use the Discovery Education content to enhance learning and engage students. Contact Discovery Education contact for more details.

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • Getting Started with Wikis

    • Learn to create and use wikis in learning and teaching.

    • Length of time: 6 hours

  • Digital Citizenship

    • Teachers are mandated to teach digital citizenship in every grade. This workshop increases content knowledge and suggests strategies to meet this requirement

    • Length of time: 3-6 hours

  • Leadership Academy for Administrators

    • The administrator’s vision for the use of 21st century tools in teaching and learning will be enhanced.

    • Skills will be acquired in the use of technology to enhance decision making, create a vision based on research, understand the standards and change in teaching pedagogy using the constructivist theory, assess and be accountable for students being technologically literate by the eighth grade, and increase personal skills and awareness.

    • Length of time: varies; can be non-consecutive; can be customized

  • Leadership Academy for Teachers

    • Teachers will understand the attributes of the 21st century learner and the world these learners will enter as well as enhancing their vision for learning and understand the value, impact, and opportunities provided by using the Web 2.0 tools.

    • Length of time: varies

  • Podcasting Academy

    • Podcasting is one of the leveling forces on the Internet. Those who might not have ordinarily contributed, because of disabilities, shyness or insecurity, can now join in as equals in podcasting activities. The two day workshop includes learning with podcasts, creatively writing the story for the episode, enhancing the audio file with pictures, and posting of the episode on a server.

    • Number of days: 1-2

  • Productivity Academy

    • A multi-day workshop designed to increase technology skills and teaching strategies so that the students they teach will be technologically literate by the end of the eighth grade. Research and standards based, this workshop deepens teachers' content knowledge and pedagogical skills when using a graphics, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation tools.

    • Number of days: 5 (1 day for each tool: graphics, word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation tools); can be non-consecutive

  • Web 2.0 Academy

    • Web 2.0 tools refer to a current generation of Internet-based services that allow for collaboration, conversation, participation, and production. This exciting one to five-day workshop provides information on using the Web 2.0 tools in the classroom. Learn how to build your own web-based communities with collaborative word processors, collaborative spreadsheets, podcasts, blogs, social bookmarks, sharing of pictures, and wikis.

    • Length of time: varies up to 3 days