Kildare Education Centre - Ionad Oideachas Cill Dara

ICT Courses

This course will provide participants with practical examples of how to use iPads in their classroom. The Apps covered in this course can be applied to numerous subject areas thus not limiting the use of iPads in your classroom.

Through active and engaging activities participants will get to experience the same benefits and excitement that a class would receive when technology is used in the classroom.

While exploring the use of iPads the tutor will provide a module detailing how your IWB (namely ActivPanels) can be used in conjunction with iPads and also how the ActivPanel is much more than just a projector.

Course Content:

This course consists of four two hour modules:

  • Revision of iPads general functions and Classroom Management
  • Numeracy and Literacy Apps
  • Assessment and ePortfolios
  • Using IWB in Conjunction with your iPad

Learning Outcomes:

Having completed this course participants will be enabled to:

  1. Use the basic tools and functions of an iPad
  2. Use an iPad to support learning in any subject area
  3. Use an iPad to support children with SEN
  4. Assess their pupil’s knowledge through AFL and AOL
  5. Use their IWB (ActivPanel) effectively in their classroom

**iPads will be provided but feel free to bring your own device if you have specific questions**

Tutor:  Eoin Stakelum

Course date: 07-11-2018 4:00 pm
Course End Date: 05-12-2018 6:00 pm
Cut off date: 06-11-2018 12:00 am
Capacity: 15
Registered: 8
Individual Price: Free
Location: Kildare Education Centre

In this popular course for 2018 by PDST TiE, emphasis will be placed on guiding participants to create their own digital teaching, learning and assessment resources, while also exploring useful online tools to support and enhance pupils’ cross-curricular work.  

Each module includes ample opportunity for discussion centred on classroom application and includes specific reference to the use of digital technologies in creating meaningful learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, numeracy and assessment. Each module refers to classroom-based examples of differentiation across the curriculum so as to cater for all pupil’s levels of ability and the variety of needs that exist within every class.

Other important related areas of course content to be explored during the course include digital citizenship and internet safety, finding and selecting good quality digital content online and exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school may go about creating their digital learning plan in this regard.

Tutor:  Brian Sweeney

Course date: 13-11-2018 5:00 pm
Course End Date: 20-11-2018 7:00 pm
Cut off date: 12-11-2018 12:00 am
Capacity: 15
Registered: 1
Individual Price: Free
Location: Kildare Education Centre

Kildare Education Centre

Address: Friary Road, Kildare Town, Co Kildare,
                R51 KN66.

Phone: 045-530200 Fax: 045-530237

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Up-coming Courses

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