Classes for Elementary Teachers - Using the iPad

The St. Vrain Office of Professional Develoment is offering classes in August for elementary teachers who want to learn more about using the iPad in their classrooms.  Sign up for one or several. These classes will fill quickly!

Becoming an iPad Power User for Learning and Teaching

Discover how to make an iPad a tool for learning and teaching.  Get to know the fundamentals including Settings, Photos, and built-in apps to engage learners and develop their creativity.

Target audience: Grades K-5 teachers

Days/Dates/Times: Tuesday, August 1                   8:30 am - 4 pm

Location: Longmont HS, Community Room

Credit: .5 semester hour professional development and salary credit

Course Fee: $15  

REGISTER: iPad Power User

 

Elementary iPad Productivity with Pages and Numbers

Learn how to have elementary students create visually pleasing and personally expressive documents, build meaning from data, and display information in compelling ways using Pages and Number apps on the iPad.

Target audience: Grades K-5 teachers

Days/Dates/Times: Tuesday, August 1                   8:30 am - 4 pm

Location: Longmont HS, Community Room

Credit: .5 semester hour professional development and salary credit

Course Fee: $15  

REGISTER: Pages and Numbers

 

Using the iPad to Engage Early Learners

Discover how to personalize learning opportunities that support learners of all abilities, backgrounds, and learning styles.  Learn how to create developmentally appropriate activities with Apple Apps for PK-2 learners that focus on fine motor skills, readiness, storytelling and conceptual development.

Target audience: Grades PK-2 teachers

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 2

Course Fee: $15  

Days/Dates/Times: Wednesday, June 7                 8:30 am - 4 pm

Location: Longmont HS Community Room

Credit: .5 semester hour professional development and salary credit

REGISTER: Early Learners

 

Using the iPad to Reach Elementary Learners with Cross-Curricular Connections

Discover how to personalize learning opportunities that support learners of all abilities, backgrounds, and learning styles.  Learn authentic ways to integrate Apple creativity apps across all curricular areas to engage grades 3-5 students in problem-solving, creativity and collaboration.

Target audience: Grades 3-5 teachers

Course Fee: $15  

Days/Dates/Times: Wednesday, August 2            8:30 am - 4 pm

Location: Longmont HS Community Room

Credit: .5 semester hour professional development and salary credit

REGISTER: Cross-Curricular

 

Promoting Literacy with the iPad for Elementary

Discover how to use real-world themes in reading and writing by giving sutdents voice, ownership, and creative power over how they show understanding.  Learn how to create media-rich literacy and language development lessons to scaffold vocabulary development and strengthen student engagement with informational text.

Target audience: Grades K-5

Course Fee: $15  

Days/Dates/Times: Thursday, August 3                 8:30 am - 4 pm

Location: Longmont HS Community Room

Credit: .5 semester hour professional development and salary credit

REGISTER: Literacy

 

Elementary Numeracy Through Exploratory Learning Experiences

Learn how to help students become thoughtful producers of scientific and mathematical data and creators of knowledge by using iPads to gather, analyze, and share information.

Target audience: Grades K-5

Course Fee: $15  

Days/Dates/Times: Friday, August 4                       8:30 am - 4 pm

Location: Longmont HS Community Room

Credit: .5 semester hour professional development and salary credit

REGISTER: Numeracy

 

Making Media with the iPad in Elementary

Discover how to use the powerful features of iMovie and GarageBand to enhance personal learning through storytelling, reflective sharing, and personal creativity.

Target audience: Grades K-5

Course Fee: $15  

Days/Dates/Times: Friday, August 4                       8:30 am - 4 pm

Location: Longmont HS Community Room

Credit: .5 semester hour professional development and salary credit

REGISTER: Media