This course is designed to give you a brief overview of the 1:1 learning environment. Activities have been designed to function on both a desktop computer and an iPad. It is preferred that you work through the course on your iPad so you can get a feel of how you can incorporate these types of activities with your students when they all have an iPad in your classroom. Something to remember, a 1:1 learning environment can be a more efficient environment, one that can deliver richer content while providing more support to students than traditional classroom settings.
A Guide to 1-to-1 will outline a variety of topics related to GISD's 1:1 iPad initiative. The course is structured to allow for exploration, reflection, and planning. It is suggested that you work through the course on your iPad so you will have the experience and understanding of how your students will be accessing your content, activities, and assessments.
This course takes a closer look at some of the possibilities for student creation in a 1:1 setting. Learners will have the opportunity to explore different apps that are free, generate ideas for how these apps could be integrated into instruction, and then share ideas with fellow learners to build a personal bank of instructional resources to use with students. Participants will receive 2.0 CPE hours upon completion of this course.
Communication with parents, students and colleagues will be the focus of study. Several digital tools will be explored so you can select the tool that best works for you. Upon successful completion of this course, you will earn 2.0 hours of CPE credit.
In this self-paced course, you will learn what collaboration in education looks like and how you can create a collaborative learning environment in a 1:1 setting. This course will provide ideas and listings of apps that you can incorporate into your lessons.