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Using iPads in the Science Classroom

A chance to explore a range of ways in which iPads can be used to develop learning in science

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This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

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Suitable for: All teachers and heads of science who wish to emabrace the opportunities that mobile technologies offer.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 8288WW

Technology is central to our students' lives. This hands on course will explore ways to effectively use mobile devices in the science classroom to increase motivation, achievement and improve the teaching and learning experience. This course will also equip you with the knowledge and skills to effectively use mobile devices to improve teaching and learning outcomes.

  • Explore the use of iPads and using free Science applications
  • Develop confidence in using iPads to engage students and enhance teaching and learning
  • Create useful resources that are ready to use in the Science classroom
  • Explore the benefits of using digital assessment methods
  • Manage the use of iPads in the Science classroom

Sessions

How iPads can transform assessment
  • Practical session exploring how technology can streamline the assessment of science
  • Identify apps to assess scientific content, including Edmondo and Socrative
  • Develop interactive Science assessments using appropriate apps
Develop independent learners
  • Explore apps that promote independent learning in Science
  • Use apps to demonstrate learning in Science
  • Examine accessibility features to support different learning needs in Science
Using iPads to enhance practical work
  • Explore how practical work in Science can be enhanced and deepened using a variety of apps
  • Utilise iPad features to record and explain practical lessons in Science
  • Source apps to benefit practical work, including data analysis and time lapse photography
Managing iPads in the classroom
  • Explore the opportunities and challenges that iPads bring to the classroom
  • Identify free apps that support the teaching and learning of Science specific topics
  • Consider other useful apps that can be used in the Science classroom, to enhance lessons
Well delivered course with plenty of tips which were interesting and insightful. Andrew Ruane, Prior's Field School
Fantastic course leader, very clear and some good practical ideas. Gemma Bukowska, Cranleigh School
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