CPE Credit Hours: 12
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The purpose of this course is to help you build the skills needed to utilize the iPad in effective and meaningful ways with your students. You will be introduced to best practices as well as different ways that iPads can be deployed in your classroom. You will also have optional extension activities to allow you to demonstrate your mastery of the information and application of it within your particular context (content area and grade level).
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Self-Paced Online Course
iPad Educator is a self-paced, online program. Participants can begin anytime and go at their own speed throughout the program.
Upon enrollment, you will receive a program invitation email from TCEA’s learning management system (Instructure’s Canvas) that will give you access to the self-paced course. Within the course, you will find modules that must be moved through in sequential order. The modules can be found below.
|Module 1||iPad Basics||In this module, you will learn about the different settings and basic features of the iPad. You will end this module by sharing about one feature you learned and how it will help you or your students in using the device.|
|Module 2||iPad Tools for Teachers||In this module, the differences between assistive technology and accessibility tools will be identified and defined. A variety of assistive technology tools and accessibility features will be identified and resources will bIn this module, you will be learning where to find educational apps to use with your students. You'll be introduced to a variety of productivity apps, as well as apps to use while teaching. You'll also review a checklist and rubric to help you evaluate apps. You'll wrap up Module 2 by posting a reply to one of several topics.e provided for how to enable these tools and features on a variety of electronic devices such as iPads and Chromebooks.|
|Module 3||Integrating iPads into Instruction||In this module, you will consider two different iPad deployments (the one-iPad classroom and the 1-to-1 deployment). You'll have a chance to review and think through classroom management, as well as teaching with the iPad in a remote learning environment. You'll finish this section by telling about your iPad configuration and one strategy, rule, or teaching method to help with classroom management.|
|Module 4||Apps for Teaching and Learning||In this module, you'll briefly review Bloom's Taxonomy and consider how your students can use an app of your choice to accomplish two of the levels. You'll then get a chance to see a few open-ended apps that can be used in kindergarten through high school in all subjects. Finally, you'll share about an app (possibly one that you recommend to others) and how it can be used in your grade level and content area for students to uncover learning or demonstrate mastery of learning.|