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iPad: Unleash the Power to Create (Little Learners Edition)

Explore and create

Explore and create : Creation lab

Saturday, December 5, 8:00–9:30 am PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Michael McCann  
Amanda Moody  

Participate in multiple activities that will not only engage young learners but also allow them to become creators using an iPad. See how students can use various forms of media to demonstrate their learning.

Audience: Teachers, Principals/head teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Tablet: iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Updated iOS (iPad OS)
Topic: Creativity & curation tools
Grade level: PK-2
Subject area: Music, Language arts
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
  • Manage the use of technology and student learning strategies in digital platforms, virtual environments, hands-on makerspaces or in the field.
For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
Additional detail: Session recorded for video-on-demand

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will engage in hands-on activities that are designed to help young students become content creators.

Participants will learn how to scaffold lesson material in order to put students in a position to succeed.


Introduce myself

Explain objectives and outcomes for the session

Scavenger Hunt
Participants will utilize Keynote on the iPad to find different numbers of objects around the room/space
Breakdown of how to create the activity and how to scaffold it for different learners

Procedural Fun with Clips activity
Participants will be given an opportunity to create quick videos that help students demonstrate how to successfully complete some of the basic classroom expectations.
Breakdown of how to create the activity and how to scaffold it for different learners

Bring Photos to Life
Participants will create photo art by taking a picture of an everyday object and then use Markup to bring it to life

Share lesson ideas for each of the activities and how they can be used in the classroom

Supporting research

Everyone Can Create - series of books published by Apple - focus on student creation

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Michael McCann, Wentzville School District
ISTE Certified Educator
Amanda Moody, Wentzville School District

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