Beginners guide to iPad in the Primary Language Classroom

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Session delivered at ILILC4 at University of Southampton by Lisa Stevens exploring the pedagogy, application and use of iPads in the context of language learning in Primary education.

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Beginners guide to iPad in the Primary Language Classroom

  1. 1. A Beginner’s Guide to the iPad in the Primary Language Classroom. ! ! Lisa Stevens February 2014 #ililc4 ! bit.ly/lisiboipad Image from Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/beglen/
  2. 2. WHERE ARE WE GOING? • why use iPads? • basic functions • generic tools that can be used across the curriculum • language specific apps • workflows • sharing work Image from Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/henriksent/
  3. 3. ? • Why use iPads? ! • What do you think? Image from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/honzasoukup/
  4. 4. What reasons are given for using iPads at this school? http://padlet.com/wall/whyipads
  5. 5. Principles of learning: A foundation for transforming K-12 education. Being literate is at the heart of learning in every subject area. Learning is a social act Learning about learning establishes a habit of inquiry important in life long learning. Assessing progress is part of learning. Learning includes turning information into knowledge using multimedia. Learning occurs in a global context.
  6. 6. Principles of learning: A foundation for transforming K-12 education. Being literate is at the heart of learning in every subject area. Learning is a social act Learning about learning establishes a habit of inquiry important in life long learning. Assessing progress is part of learning. Learning includes turning information into knowledge using multimedia. Learning occurs in a global context.
  7. 7. Dr Ruben Puentedura Silvia Tolisano
  8. 8. THE BASICS • navigating around • making bookmarks • gestures • saving battery life • tricks • finding things Image from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/devitogustavo/
  9. 9. APPS • finding apps • how do I know if they’re any good? • how do I get apps from other iTunes stores? Image from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/phub/
  10. 10. SHARING • email • Dropbox • Foldr • Showbie Image from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/barrettelementary/
  11. 11. SPECIFIC APPS FOR LANGUAGES • storytelling and songs • encouraging speaking • vocabulary • grammar Image from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/zwakausu/
  12. 12. GENERIC APPS ARE BEST! • Popplet free/£2.99 • Pic Collage free • Tellagami free • BookCreator free/£2.99 • Morfo Booth free/in app purchases • Puppet Pals HD - free + £1.99 Directors Pass • Sock Puppets Complete - £2.49 Image from Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/oxtopus/
  13. 13. IT’S NOT ABOUT THE TECH It’s another tool and it’s about what you do with it!
  14. 14. LISA STEVENS lisibo@me.com ! http://lisibo.com ! Twitter - @lisibo ! Ltd

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