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iPads & ebooks @ MLC

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iPads & ebooks @ MLC

  1. 1. IPADS AND EBOOKS ONE COLLEGE’S STORY Corrie Barclay eLearning Coordinator Manor Lakes P-12 College
  2. 2. LITERACY AND ICT
  3. 3. DIGITAL NATIVES
  4. 4. BOOKS?!
  5. 5. MANOR LAKES P-12 COLLEGE
  6. 6. www.ipads4learning.global2.vic.edu.au
  7. 7. IPADS = E-READERS
  8. 8. TO THOSE WHO ASK WHY... WHY NOT?
  9. 9. TEXT EXPLORATION
  10. 10. DICTIONARY USE
  11. 11. UNIQUE TO READER
  12. 12. PORTABLE BOOKSHELVES
  13. 13. VISUALLY EXCITING
  14. 14. INTERACTIVE
  15. 15. ENGAGING
  16. 16. CHOICE
  17. 17. WE NEED TO LET THEM TELL THEIR OWN STORIES
  18. 18. IBOOKS AUTHOR
  19. 19. CONT...
  20. 20. THE RESULTS SO FAR...•Previously unseen engagement of very reluctant readers - Interactive aspect of eBooks.•Students actively enjoying Independent Reading time.•Students actively seeking new eBooks/Comics through the App Store.•Students enthusiastically reporting to us eBooks/ Comics they have found.
  21. 21. TEACHER TOOLKIT...•There are hundreds of sites/wikis/blogs dedicated to the listing and use of various Web 2.0 tools.•How do you know which ones are useful?•PLN - Professional Learning Networks- often links found on the following great sites are equally as useful...
  22. 22. SOME PARTING THOUGHTS... Take risks with technology use within your own teaching Give the students ownership and CHOICE Let them create, rather than consume

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