Apple are doing some PD next week. This will apply to Coorangbong but there are also sessions elsewhere in the state. Cessnock is another Hunter Valley one.
There is a full day session (9-3) on Young Learners and iPads, as well as a coding one in the afternoon (3:30-5:30. Information and links below.
2018 Education Workshop
Build your skills and inspire your students with free professional development workshops for teachers by the Apple Solution Expert network. The Apple Solution Expert network is a community of Apple Authorised Resellers who provide support to schools.
Meet your Apple Professional Learning Specialist:
Andrew Wright is a classroom based teacher and Apple learning specialist with 20 years experience. He works with schools around the world, bringing to life relevant, hands on professional learning to classrooms. Andrew assists schools to maximise learning in iPad classrooms and is passionate about the transformative use of technology in schools.
What will be covered?
This 1 day workshop will be focused on Engaging Young Learners & Primary Learners with iPad. A separate afternoon session will focus on Learning to Code with iPad. You are welcome to register and attend both sessions. Each workshop will focus on hands-on activities and practical examples that you can implement in the classroom tomorrow. Each workshop will be facilitated through Apple Classroom, explore the elements of iOS 11 and other key applications in education.
Places are limited so register soon.
Workshop 1 (9:00am - 3:00pm)
Topic A - Engaging Young Learners with iPad
iPad can be used to create interactive and engaging learning experiences that enhance all aspects of learning for young children. Join us to learn how educators use the built-in features of iPad and education apps to increase students access to language, provide interactive reading experiences, reinforce new learning concepts and allow students in years K-2 to share knowledge. Discover how iPad and free resources from Apple Teacher can empower your learners and elevate teaching in early years programs.
Topic B - Engaging Primary Learners with iPad
As an educator, you’re always looking for new ways to create innovative learning experiences that improve literacy, numeracy, creativity and student engagement. Join us to discover how to personalise learning using iPad for years 3-6 students. Explore Apple Teacher, an online professional learning program, to unlock the power of iPad and education apps in your classroom. And be inspired by free learning resources, and inspirational stories of teachers using iPad in amazing ways.
Workshop 2 (3:30pm - 5:30pm)
Learn to Code with iPad (Year K-8)
Coding is an essential skill that teaches problem-solving, develops teamwork and inspires creativity. Learn how you can engage students from Year K through to Year 8 in the world of coding on iPad, using visual-based apps, Swift Playgrounds and Everyone Can Code resources designed for teachers. And discover how Apple Teacher, a free professional learning program, can guide you in your journey in learning how to teach code.
Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018
Location: Avondale School
119 Avondale Road
Cooranbong NSW 2265
Workshop 1 (9:00am - 3:00pm) - Engaging Young Learners with iPad
Workshop 2 (3:30pm - 5:30pm) - Learn to Code with iPad (Year K-8)