Learning About the iPad

During Learning About the iPad our educational consultant Matthew Leslie will walk you through  his first hand knowledge on how to effectively and responsibly use the iPad in the classroom environment. Learning About the iPad is recommended for educators who are new and/or slightly familiar with using an iPad. Learning About the iPad is a bring your own device (BYOD) workshop. 

Learning About the iPad workshop includes . . . 

  • Recommendations on what iPad to purchase
  • How to use adapters to project your iPad via a: projector, TV or Apple TV. 
  • How to configure your iPad onto the maximum privacy settings
  • How to set restrictions on your students' iPads. 
  • How to use the iPad's iOS features (gestures, notification centre, AirDrop etc)
  • What is iCloud and cloud computing.
  • The different ways iPads are used in schools. 

The Best Educational Apps

During The Best Educational Apps our educational consultant Matthew Leslie will share with you his extensive first hand knowledge about the best educational iPad apps worth purchasing on the app store. The Best Educational Apps is recommended for primary and secondary educators who are wanting to discover the best educational iPad apps worth using in the classroom across the learning areas of English, Maths, Science and Society and Environment. The Best Educational Apps is a bring your own device (BYOD) workshop. 

The Best Educational Apps workshop includes . . . 

  • The best Maths apps (primary and secondary). 
  • The best English apps (primary and secondary). 
  • The best Science apps (primary and secondary). 
  • The best HASS apps (primary and secondary). 
  • Apps for demonstrating ideas and concepts. 
  • Apps for studying and researching. 
  • Apps for individual educational programs in Maths and English. 
  • Apps for extending students. 

STATISTICS BASED FROM THE SSTUWA REVIEW & FEEDBACK FORMS

The following data has been extrapolated from three of our courses that have been run. There were a total of 60 particpants who completed course evaluations across the three courses. Below is an explanation of the data. 

Subject areas evaluated included . . . 

  • Learning: Strategies and learning activities employed were relevant to the content, varied and engaging. 
  • Materials: The materials presented were clear, valid and current. 
  • Information: The training met the module/course objectives. 
  • Presenter: The presenter was clear, articulate and delivered the information in a credible manner. 
  • Satisfaction: I found the session helpful and was generally pleased with the outcomes. 
  • Recommend: I would recommend this workshop to colleagues. 

The subject areas mentioned above were rated from . . . 

  • 1 = Unsatisfactory  
  • 2 = Satisfactory  
  • 3 = Highly Satisfactory  
  • 4 = Exceeded Expectations

Based from an analysis of the data . . . 

  • A total of 44/60 (73%) course participants rated GEE's iPad professional development workshops as exceeded expectations in all of the subject areas. 
  • A total of 57/60 (95%) course participants rated GEE's iPad professional development workshops as either highly satisfactory or exceeded expectations in all of the subject areas. 

Click here to view the data that was complied.