Friday, November 28, 2014

A brief outline of some of the ways I use iPads in a 1:1 class


Student self-regulated learning

  • Goal setting for learning (viewing YouTube examples)
  • Self-assessment (using rubrics/criteria/exemplars)
  • Problem solving (using iPad as a reference tool; peers; strategies)
  • Recording on iPad - reviewing own efforts; continuous improvement
  • Access to learning materials anytime, anywhere
  • Applying GRIT (Dweck) strategies

Blended/flipped
  • App Explain Everything to learn from teacher, peers; to explain to others, consolidate understandings
  • Clips, tests, lessons and materials etc. made available in a Learning Management System (LMS)
  • TED
  • Khan Academy
  • Youtube
  • Spelling City app 
     Access anytime, anywhere, ready to discuss etc. in class

iPad Use - categories
  • Teaching/Learning
  • Reference
  • Creation/production
  • Revision
  • Assessment
  • Administration

Teaching/Learning
  • Explain everything
  • Khan academy
  • TED
  • Topic-based apps eg. Professor Garfield Fact or Opinion
  • Collaboration eg. Padlet
  • Duolingo 
  • Youtube
  • Annotation - PDF Expert; Skitch
  • QR
  • Creative Book Builder (don't have Macs so can't use iBook Author)
  • Online textbooks (eg. JacPlus)
  • Realtime collaboration - Padlet
  • Activities available in LMS (Self-paced or teacher-directed; available 24/7)

Reference


Production/creation

  • Pages
  • Keynote
  • Creative Bookbuilder
  • Numbers
  • iMovie
  • Student selected/preferred apps

Presentation
  • Slideshare
  • Keynote
  • Prezi
  • iMovie
  • iMotion
  • Word clouds
  • Student selected/preferred apps

Revision
  • Flip cards
  • Concept mapping
  • Practice tests
  • Geddit/Socrative (in class revision)
  • Skill/drill eg. Opposites game, spelling games, Maths games
  • Quiz apps
  • Activities available in LMS (available 24/7)

Assessment
  • Socrative
  • Geddit
  • Quizzes (apps), tests etc., specifically created and available in a LMS; automatically assessed
  • Assessment manager eg. eLocker, Evernote

Administration tool
  • Record keeping
  • Lesson notes/chronicle 
  • Timetables
  • Attendance
  • eDiary (staff/student/parent access)