Preconference Workshop

Evaluation

iPads: The Ultimate Constructivist Tool

Kevin Armbrust

Onamia High School, MN
12/08/12, 8:30 AM-3:30 PM

Learn how technology nourishes constructivism while creating thoughtful students in the Information Age. As technolgy continues to change the classroom, it has paved the way for a constructivist learning environment, which can be launched into action by the use of iPads. Participants will be able to produce and modify their own lessons, using iPads and apps to increase teacher and student engagement.

Schedule

8:30-8:50
  • Introduction
    • Purpose of Presentation
    • Get to Know Each Other
    • Constructivism
      • Guiding Principles
      • What it means for me
      • What it means for my students in the Information Age
8:51-9:30
  • Socrative
    • Demo Functions
    • Set Up Account
9:31-10:50
  • GoodReader/PDF Printer
    • GoodReader Capabilities and Tools
    • PDF Format
    • PDF Printer
    • Sharing Information Quickly with Students
      • Connect Accounts
      • Share Files
10:50-11:00
  • Water/Snack Break

11:01-12:01
  • Explain Everything
    • Tools
    • Recording
    • Incorporating Pictures and PDFs
  • Splice-Video Editor
    • Getting Music into your Presentations
12:02-1:00
  • Lunch (and work time if returning early)

1:01-1:15
  • Engage students from the moment they enter the classroom...
    • Example of how it all connects in a Constructivist setting

1:16- 3:00
  • Create and/or Modify Lessons

3:01-3:30
  • Final Discussion
    • Questions
    • Exit Ticket