Teaching with iPads

Octorara SD – Aug 05, 2019

Class Overview

Course Code: T&L 2900, Teaching with iPads

This 3-credit introductory iPad course is designed for classroom teachers to explore, practice and create content as it applies to the K-12 classroom. From basic management of iPad to content creation, participants will develop an understanding how iPad can transform teaching and learning. Each interactive learning module will connect content with pedagogical practices such as the SAMR model, differentiated instruction, and 21st century learning skills.

In this blended course, students will meet face-to-face six times for four hours and experience what it's like to teach with iPads in instruction. Throughout these six face-to-face modules, students will engage in hands-on learning, group sharing of ideas, and small breakout sessions that offer differentiation of learning styles.

Students will also engage in 3.5 hours of online work per week which includes course readings, reflective responses and collaborative sharing of ideas through one of our course learning management systems, Schoology. Students will create one product for each learning module that has practical meaning to classroom instruction.

This course is perfect for any K-12 educator looking to spark creativity and increase student engagement in the classroom!

Learning Goals

Students will engage in face to face and online work, which includes course readings, reflective responses and collaborative sharing of ideas through one of our course learning management system, Schoology. Students will create one product for each learning module that has practical meaning to classroom instruction. Students will:

  • Explore the iOS operating system, management and workflow
  • Compare and contrast the role of one iPad in a classroom, a shared iPad environment, and a 1:1 environment
  • Create learning activities as they apply to the SAMR model
  • Interact with an LMS to publish work, discuss and share ideas, and connect
  • Interact in a paperless environment
  • Create and publish:  screencasts, movies, interactive books, and presentations
  • Examine how iPad can differentiate instruction
  • Design and develop digital age learning formative assessments

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Course Cost

$1549

Class Location

Octorara SD
Octorara Primary Center

Date and Time

  • Aug 05, 2019
  • Aug 06, 2019
  • Aug 07, 2019
  • Aug 08, 2019
  • (08:30 am - 03:30 pm)
  • (08:30 am - 03:30 pm)
  • (08:30 am - 03:30 pm)
  • (08:30 am - 03:30 pm)

Notes

This course will involve more face to face time. Online work will be due 2 weeks after the face to face sessions.

Through our partnership with the University of North Dakota, we offer 3 graduate-level professional development credits for all of our courses. Upon courses completion, participants will receive an official University Transcript. Courses are also available in Non-credit version where participants can receive credit hours to submit for Act 48.