Beginner iPad Resources for Educators
This course provides instructional and educational iPad applications as well as technology integration for K-12 teachers. Using free or low cost iPad applications and focusing on proven research-based technology instructional strategies, participants will learn common iPad creation tools. This class is designed to help participants who instruct students in grades K-12 understand the impact of iPad integration and instruction. The participants will learn how to use the iPad as an instructional tool and implement educational apps in their daily class instruction. Many creation applications will be reviewed and explored.
Participants will receive 2 CPE credits for their participation, completion of out-of-class work, and evaluation activities. The purpose of this course is to provide professional development for educators with the opportunity to acquire conceptual understanding of technology content, knowledge and develop teacher leadership skills to transform early childhood science learning in their organizations. This course meets the following professional development criteria: technology integration, teaching techniques, and strategies.
Participants will need to have an iPad with the ability to download and install iPad applications (additional cost for apps) . Applications such as: Book Creator, Educreations, Class Dojo, Learning A-Z, a Typo Picture, Movie Maker, Google Earth and Puppet Pals will need to be downloaded . Thirty hours of out of class work is required for completion of this course.
Instructor: Erin Prosser
Presenters: Erin Prosser
Credits/Hours: 2 Continuing Professional Education Credit