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Integrating Discovery Education Espresso with iPads

Using iPads and a wide range of resources in Discovery Education Espresso, participants will experience innovative use of digital media to impact teaching and learning across the curriculum. Teachers will have the opportunity to consider how to incorporate resources for lessons tomorrow and will use a range of tools to support lesson preparation and differentiation. Participants will create collections of resources aligned to individual planning goals.

Duration options: 3 hours or 6 hours

6 hour course

Goals:

  • To experience innovative use of digital media to impact teaching and learning across the curriculum through different instructional strategies, specifically for iPads
  • To provide participants with the opportunity to consider how to immediately incorporate Discovery Education Espresso resources in lessons, alongside freely available web 2.0 tools, utilising the functionality of iPads
  • To explore a range of tools to support lesson preparation and differentiation
  • To facilitate participants in creating collections of resources aligned to individual planning goals

Outcomes:

  • A thorough awareness of the impact that digital media using iPads can have on teaching and learning across the curriculum and the instructional strategies that support digital technologies
  • An understanding of how to incorporate resources for tomorrow's lessons and utilise the functionality of iPads
  • Confidence to use a range of tools on Discovery Education Espresso to support lesson preparation and differentiation
  • Creation of a collection of resources aligned to individual planning goals

Audience:

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

3 hour course

Goals:

  • To look at innovative use of digital media using iPads from both Discovery Education Espresso and freely available web 2.0 tools and the impact they have on teaching and learning across the curriculum through different instructional strategies
  • To be aware of how to use tools on Discovery Education Espresso alongside free web 2.0 resources that support lesson preparation and differentiation

Outcomes:

  • An awareness of the impact that the use of digital media on iPads can have on teaching and learning across the curriculum and the instructional strategies that support digital technologies
  • An understanding of how to use a range of tools on Discovery Education Espresso to support lesson preparation and differentiation

Audience:

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