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Introducing Discovery Education Espresso with iPads

Become immersed in Discovery Education Espresso's extensive collection of resources for all curriculum areas, specifically for iPads, incorporating the weekly news service. Designed for new users, active participation will ensure staff are confident in finding and searching within the service. While navigating the site, opportunities will be given to discuss instructional strategies and integration ideas provided.

Duration options: 3 hours or 6 hours

6 hour course

Goals:

  • To explore Discovery Education Espresso's extensive collection of resources to support across the curriculum, specifically for iPads
  • To encourage meaningful use of digital media through active participation
  • To use the route on Discovery Education Espresso to easily search and find resources within the service as well as the tools to save and download content
  • To provide the opportunity to discuss instructional strategies and integration ideas using iPads of a range of digital media into teaching and learning

Outcomes:

  • An awareness of the range of resources in Discovery Education Espresso for all curriculum areas, specifically for iPads Confidence to use the service to search and find resources
  • An understanding of how to navigate the Discovery Education Espresso site An understanding of the instructional strategies and integration ideas provided utilizing the functionality of iPads

Audience:

Whole staff; Key stage grouping; phase grouping; year grouping; NQTs; middle management; Teaching assistants/support staff

3 hour course

Goals:

  • To explore Discovery Education Espresso resources using iPads in supporting teaching and learning across the curriculum including the weekly news service
  • To look at the routes in Discovery Education Espresso to easily search and find resources as well as familiarity with the tools to save and download content

Outcomes:

  • An awareness of the wealth of resources in Discovery Education Espresso including the news service
  • An understanding of how to navigate Discovery Education Espresso utilizing the functionality of iPads

Audience:

Whole staff; Key stage grouping; phase grouping; year grouping; NQTs; middle management; Teaching assistants/support staff