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Location: W190a

Explore and create
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Explore and create : Learning academy

Sunday, June 24, 8:30 am–4:00 pm
Location: W190a

Christine Klynen   Kurt Klynen  
iPad Teacher Academy is a full day immersion into designing curriculum materials using the Apple Ecosystem. Create new content and instructional materials for your favorite lesson(s) on the iPad. Move through 5 carousels of learning led by Apple Distinguished Educators. By the end of the day, get your first batch as an Apple Teacher.

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Tablet: iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: For iPad Required Apps -
Pages, Keynote, iMovie, Garageband, and Book Creator.
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Innovative learning environments
Grade level: PK-12, Community college/university

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Connect with teachers like yourself to collaborate and learn new skills through hands-on projects. We’ll explore all the ways you can engage students ages 5 - 18, manage your classroom, and create learning experiences that inspire collaboration, productivity, and creativity with Apple products using iPad. As an educator you can build skills on iPad that directly apply to activities with your students, earn recognition for the new things you learn, and be rewarded for the great work you do every day. iPad Teacher Academy is a professional learning experience designed to support and celebrate educators using Apple products for teaching and learning.
Together with

William Rankin
Founding Learning & Educational Technology Designer at Unfold Learning, LLC
Midlothian, Virginia @rankinw

Bea (Bea Cantor) Leiderman: Instructional Technology Coach at Goochland Co. Public Schools and Partner at Unfold Learning, LLC
Midlothian, Virginia @BeaLeiderman

Casey Cohen: Tech Innovation & STEM Director @rosetreemedia, Apple Distinguished Educator & Advisory Board Member, @hgse & @PennGSE alum, Lifelong learner. @cicohen

Michael Hernandez: Media Arts Teacher, Author, Speaker & Consultant
Greater Los Angeles Area @cinehead

Cathy Hunt: Educator, Arts Advocate, Presenter, Author, EduBlogger
Brisbane, Australia @ipadartroom

Chris Penny: Assistant Dean and Professor at West Chester University
Greater Philadelphia Area @chrispenny

Alberto Valdes: Technology Integration Specialist Euroamerican School of Monterrey Monterrey Area, Mexico @javaldez
We will share how Apple technologies has transformed our teaching and learning practices and engage in hands-on learning together as a team · As a learner in our Academy there is hands-on work time and then sharing professional resources • Participants will leave with new creative lessons for their classroom if they: Bring an iPad and their joy for professional learning.

Schedule: | 8:30-9:45 Introduction: Designing Creative Learning Experiences and Materials | 9:45 -11:30 Carousels 1 | 11:30pm Lunch | 12:00-2:00 pm Carousels 2 | 2:00 -2:15pm Break | 2:15 -3:30 FIELD TRIPS | 3:35 Share Out/ peer review | 3:45-4:00pm Questions |

Supporting research

The Joy of Professional Learning

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Christine Klynen, Apple Inc

Christine Klynen (@joyofpl) Learning Coach • Founder, Team Leader and Learning Experience Consultant • The Joy of Professional Learning • Apple Distinguished Educator, Class of 2009 • Atlanta GA.

Christine began her educational career as a secondary math teacher in 2005 in the first one to one school in Chester County. Since then she has led schools in implementing one to one initiatives with a strong passion and focus on teacher professional learning. Christine is an educational author, consultant, presenter, vision former, and teacher. She is the CEO and learning consultant at the Joy of Professional Learning

Christine is working with leadership teams in designing and delivering professional learning experiences that become the basis for professional practice and are the foundation for systemic and sustainable growth and change. Currently, Christine is the Learning Coach at Atlanta International School focused in IBMYP curriculum and Harvard’s Project Zero.

Kurt Klynen, Joy Of Professional Learning

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