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30+ Ways To Use Your iPad For Personalized PD

Location: Posters; Level 3, Skyline Ballroom Pre-function, Table 34

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Participate and share : Poster


Monday, June 25, 2:00–4:00 pm
Location: Posters; Level 3, Skyline Ballroom Pre-function, Table 34

Chris Turnbull  
The iPad just may be the most versatile transformative tool in the educational world because they bring personalized learning to your fingertips 24/7. Build your PLN, engage in personalized PD and transform your learning.

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: iOS
Tablet: iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: A variety of free and low-cost apps will be addressed that allow coaches and teachers to tap into the world of connected educators, online resources, and various ways to share and communicate while building professional learning networks and creating a plan for personalized professional development available 24/7 and focused on the topics relevant to each individual's interests and needs.

An iBook will be available with a list of the apps, description of uses, and tutorials at http://playlearnteach.blogspot.com

Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Personalized learning
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Coaches:
Professional Development and Program Evaluation
  • Design, develop and implement technology-rich professional learning programs that model principles of adult learning and promote digital age best practices in teaching, learning and assessment.
For Educators:
Learner
  • Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.
  • Pursue professional interests by creating and actively participating in local and global learning networks.
Related exhibitors: Swivl, Inc. , Squirrels LLC

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

The purpose of this poster session is to allow participants to take a whirlwind tour of 30+ ways to use your iPad to build your professional learning network, engage in personalized professional development, and transform your learning. Explore apps and resources that you can use to improve and enhance your own teaching. Learn how the iPad just may be the most versatile transformative tool in the educational world that can bring personalized learning to your fingertips 24/7 and just in time for your professional learning needs.

Objectives:
Participants will get demonstrations of apps that can be used to expand your professional learning network and curate personalized professional development resources, have time to ask questions about use, and will walk away with an iBook detailing over 30 apps and tutorial videos on how to use the apps.

This session will cover how to use iPad apps to find, curate, and create your own professional development resources and expand your professional learning network.

Outline

Participants will get demonstrations of apps that can be used to expand your professional learning network and curate personalized professional development resources, have time to ask questions about use, and will walk away with an iBook detailing over 30 apps and tutorial videos on how to use the apps.

This session will cover how to use iPad apps to find, curate, and create your own professional development resources and expand your professional learning network.

List of apps, websites, and PLN communities will be provided.

Supporting research

"Apps for Professional Development." EdReach. http://edreach.us/2011/12/26/apps-for-professional-development/ Carey, J. (2013)

"From Pre-Fab to Personalized: How Districts Are Retooling Professional Development" Edsurge. https://www.edsurge.com/research/guides/from-pre-fab-to-personalized-how-districts-are-retooling-professional-development

"How To Use iPads For Personal Professional Development. Edudemic. http://www.edudemic.com/how-to-use-ipads-for-personal-professional-development/ (2014).

"How Teachers Are Learning: Professional Development Remix" EdSurge. https://d3e7x39d4i7wbe.cloudfront.net/uploads/report/pdf_free/6/PD-Remix-EdSurge-Report-2014.pdf

"iPads in Education Resources." St. Clair County RESA.

"Navigating Toward Personalized Professional Development" Edweek - Education Week Teacher. http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2016/02/01/navigating-towards-personalized-professional-development.html

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Presenters

Chris Turnbull, Saint Paul Schools Office of Teaching & Learning

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