Spring Term Courses 2018

Spring Term Courses 2018

Coding with Swift Playgrounds

Wednesday 24th January – 4.00pm – 5.30pm

Today we will be looking at how the iPad can develop the essential learning skills of problem solving and computational thinking through coding. Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary new app that gives everyone the opportunity to learn how to code. Code powers everything around us. When you send an iMessage on your iPhone, code sends the message. And, when you want to use find out directions to the cinema, code powers the instructions and directions from Apple Maps.

This practical workshop will guide you through how to use the Everyone Can Code curriculum in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Explore the free teacher guides ‘Get Started with Code’ and ‘Learn to Code’. Work through a lesson plan and the ready made resources designed for your lessons. See real examples of children’s work from Year 1 and Year 6 and ask questions to teachers who have used these resources. You will also get hands on time with the free Swift Playgrounds app, writing your first lines of Swift code!

You Will Need:

  • Your iPad
  • Swift Playgrounds app installed (free)
  • Get Started with Code Teacher Guides 1 & 2 (free)
  • Learn to Code Teacher Guides 1 & 2 downloaded (free)
  • SeeSaw app installed (free)
  • Tynker app installed (free)
  • To enrol your personal Apple ID to the Apple Teacher Learning Centre

Reserve Your Place Here.


Creativity with iPad

Wednesday 7th February – 4.00pm – 5.30pm

You will experience how iPad can support learners with the three phases of the creative process:

  • Brainstorming
  • Gathering Inspirational Resources
  • Telling Compelling Stories

This structure provides a good plan for a lesson which best uses iPad and for each stage you will learn how to use Apple apps to support the process.

In the session, you’ll see how the Apple Teacher Programme can help you develop the skills needed to deliver powerful learning experiences with iPad in the classroom. You’ll have the opportunity to earn some Apple Teacher badges before the end of the session.

You Will Need:

  • Your iPad
  • Notes (pre-installed)
  • Pages downloaded  (free)
  • Camera (pre-installed)
  • Maps (pre-installed)
  • Safari (pre-installed)
  • iMovie downloaded (free)
  • GarageBand downloaded  (free)
  • Keynote downloaded (free)

Reserve Your Free Place Here.


Apple Classroom Counts for Maths

Wednesday 14th February – 4.00pm – 5.30pm

This practical workshop will give you time to explore apps which teachers at Burton Joyce Primary School use in maths. You will spend time exploring the apps and looking at planning examples showing how these apps are used in lessons. You will hear about children’s work and progress made when using these apps.

Later in the session, you will learn how to use the Classroom app from Apple. This free app is used by the teacher to manage all of the iPad devices in your classroom. From the teacher’s iPad, you use Classroom to view all iPad screens, open/lock apps, lock the iPad and mute the sound. This powerful tool helps to keep your lesson moving at a good pace.

Reserve Your Free Place Here.


Special Event: iPad in Education Network

Day 2 08/03/18

Edwinstowe House, 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Now in its 4th year, this network showcases the most effective practice with iPad devices.

Each course provides a wealth of app suggestions, practical resources, training and advice – all presented in a lively, fun and hands-on style. Every event includes specialist input from an Apple Distinguished Educator.

Find out how to book your place with the East Midlands Education Support Service here.


Summer Term Preview

Enhancing Productivity

Today, you will experience how iPad can support students to manage everyday tasks and go deeper with their learning by

  • Getting Organised
  • Planning and Sharing their work
  • and Documenting and Reflecting

For each section of this workshop, you will learn how to use Apple apps to enhance workflow, projects and research in the classroom. The course leaders will give you all of the lesson templates in the session which you will work through during the session. You may even pick up some top tips for your own device use!

Later in the session, you’ll see how the Apple Teacher Programme can help you develop the skills needed to deliver powerful learning experiences with iPad in the classroom. You’ll have the opportunity to earn some Apple Teacher badges before the end of the session.

You Will Need:

  • Your iPad
  • Clock (pre-installed)
  • Keynote downloaded (free)
  • Numbers downloaded (free)
  • iMovie downloaded (free)
  • Safari (pre-installed)
  • Notes (pre-installed)
  • To enrol your personal Apple ID to the Apple Teacher Learning Centre

Creative English

Join teachers from Burton Joyce Primary School and explore a range of apps used to teach a creative English curriculum. See examples of children’s work and use planning resources teachers recommend. Spend time using the apps and take away instructions of how to use these apps for your own lessons.


Animated Science

Join teachers from Burton Joyce Primary School and see how film, animation and photography document children’s scientific understanding across the key stages. See examples of children’s work and use planning resources teachers recommend. Spend time using the apps and take away instruction of how to use these apps in your own lessons.


Special Event: iPad in Education Network

Day 3 12/06/18

Edwinstowe House, 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Now in its 4th year, this network showcases the most effective practice with iPad devices.

Each course provides a wealth of app suggestions, practical resources, training and advice – all presented in a lively, fun and hands-on style. Every event includes specialist input from an Apple Distinguished Educator.

Find out how to book your place with the East Midlands Education Support Service here.

Winter Term Courses 2017

Introduction to iPad: Wednesday 27th September

4.00pm – 5.30pm, Burton Joyce Primary School

FREE

Today, you will experience how iPad can open up new, engaging ways of teaching and learning. You’ll learn how to Get Started With iPad, Work With iPad, Explore Learning Resources and how to Go Further.

Later in the session, you’ll see how the Apple Teacher Programme can help you develop the skills needed to deliver powerful learning experiences with iPad in the classroom. You’ll also have the opportunity to earn some Apple Teacher badges before the end of the session.

You Will Need:

Reserve your free place to this introductory course to iPad here.


Enabling Environments

iPad and the Early Years, Monday 16th October

4.00pm – 5,30pm, Burton Joyce Primary School

FREE

This is a bespoke workshop for early years teachers and leaders. You will understand how to use to iPad apps in Maths and English whilst progressing technology skills throughout the school year. This practical session will also showcase children’s work from a Foundation 2 class and you will build understanding of which apps to use in continuous provision areas and why.

Reserve Your Free Place Here.


Spring Term Courses Preview

Coding with Swift Playgrounds

Today we will be looking at how the iPad can develop the essential learning skills of problem solving and computational thinking through coding. Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary new app that gives everyone the opportunity to learn how to code. Code powers everything around us. When you send an iMessage on your iPhone, code sends the message. And, when you want to use find out directions to the cinema, code powers the instructions and directions from Apple Maps.

This practical workshop will guide you through how to use the Everyone Can Code curriculum in Key Stage 2. Explore the free teacher guides ‘Learn to Code 1 & 2’ and work through a lesson plan. See real examples of children’s work from a Year 6 and ask questions to teachers who have used these resources. You will also get hands on time with the free Swift Playgrounds app, writing your first lines of Swift code!

You Will Need:

  • Your iPad
  • Swift Playgrounds app installed (free)
  • Learn to Code Teacher Guides 1 & 2 downloaded (free)
  • SeeSaw app installed (free)
  • To enrol your personal Apple ID to the Apple Teacher Learning Centre

Fostering Creativity with iPad

You will experience how iPad can support learners with the three phases of the creative process:

  • Brainstorming
  • Gathering Inspirational Resources
  • Telling Compelling Stories

This structure provides a good plan for a lesson which best uses iPad and for each stage you will learn how to use Apple apps to support the process.

In the session, you’ll see how the Apple Teacher Programme can help you develop the skills needed to deliver powerful learning experiences with iPad in the classroom. You’ll have the opportunity to earn some Apple Teacher badges before the end of the session.

You Will Need:

  • Your iPad
  • Notes (pre-installed)
  • Pages downloaded  (free)
  • Camera (pre-installed)
  • Maps (pre-installed)
  • Safari (pre-installed)
  • iMovie downloaded (free)
  • GarageBand downloaded  (free)
  • Keynote downloaded (free)

Apple Classroom Counts for Maths

This practical workshop will give you time to explore apps which teachers at Burton Joyce Primary School use in maths. You will spend time exploring the apps and looking at planning examples showing how these apps are used in lessons. You will hear about children’s work and progress made when using these apps.

Later in the session, you will learn how to use the Classroom app from Apple. This free app is used by the teacher to manage all of the iPad devices in your classroom. From the teacher’s iPad, you use Classroom to view all iPad screens, open/lock apps, lock the iPad and mute the sound. This powerful tool helps to keep your lesson moving at a good pace.


Summer Term Preview

Enhancing Productivity

Today, you will experience how iPad can support students to manage everyday tasks and go deeper with their learning by

  • Getting Organised
  • Planning and Sharing their work
  • and Documenting and Reflecting

For each section of this workshop, you will learn how to use Apple apps to enhance workflow, projects and research in the classroom. The course leaders will give you all of the lesson templates in the session which you will work through during the session. You may even pick up some top tips for your own device use!

Later in the session, you’ll see how the Apple Teacher Programme can help you develop the skills needed to deliver powerful learning experiences with iPad in the classroom. You’ll have the opportunity to earn some Apple Teacher badges before the end of the session.

You Will Need:

  • Your iPad
  • Clock (pre-installed)
  • Keynote downloaded (free)
  • Numbers downloaded (free)
  • iMovie downloaded (free)
  • Safari (pre-installed)
  • Notes (pre-installed)
  • To enrol your personal Apple ID to the Apple Teacher Learning Centre

Creative English

Join teachers from Burton Joyce Primary School and explore a range of apps used to teach a creative English curriculum. See examples of children’s work and use planning resources teachers recommend. Spend time using the apps and take away instructions of how to use these apps for your own lessons.


Animated Science

Join teachers from Burton Joyce Primary School and see how film, animation and photography document children’s scientific understanding across the key stages. See examples of children’s work and use planning resources teachers recommend. Spend time using the apps and take away instruction of how to use these apps in your own lessons.


Special Events: iPad in Education Networks

Delegates must attend all 3 networks.

Day 1 12/10/17

Day 2 08/03/18

Day 3 12/06/18

Edwinstowe House, 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Now in its 4th year, this network showcases the most effective practice with iPad devices.

Each course provides a wealth of app suggestions, practical resources, training and advice – all presented in a lively, fun and hands-on style. Every event includes specialist input from an Apple Distinguished Educator.

Find out how to book your place with the East Midlands Education Support Service here.

Summer Term Courses

Animation and Film in Science, Monday 22nd May 2017 £FREE

Arrive: 4.00pm

Following a British Science Week packed with experiments, we would like to share ways that iPad apps enhanced investigation and recording through the use of animation, film and time-lapse cameras.

Find out how children can animate their scientific diagrams to show what they know. Learn how to use time-lapse cameras to record changes over time. See how film enhances recording of results and apps to use to present findings.

This workshop is applicable to Foundation through to Key Stage 3 as the apps you see and strategies used will enhance all Science curriculums.

Reserve your free place here.

Spring Courses

Reading with iPad: Using Teacher Authored Texts, Wednesday 1st February 2017 £FREE

Arrive: 4.00pm

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In this practical workshop you will learn a quick and easy way to create levelled non-fiction books on an iPad for mixed ability readers to enjoy in interest groups.

Using Book Creator Marc Faulder will walk you through a simple way to write your first levelled non-fiction about minibeasts. Learn how to duplicate this book to adapt the text for other children to read. As these books are written by the teacher, they can be personalised to childrens’ interests and their own next steps.

Children then read the books in interest groups rather than ability groups during guided reading.

Book Here



Coding Playground, DATE CHANGE: Wednesday 22nd February 2017 £FREE

Arrive: 4.00pm

This free event will showcase the latest and greatest iPad coding apps and iPad compatible programmable toys. Gets hands on at this practical event and learn how to use each app and device.

Hear from Burton Joyce Primary School’s teachers and how they use the equipment in their lessons. Find out how to embed coding in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum.

This course is suitable for EYFS, KS1 and KS2 teachers, teaching assistants and ICT Leaders.

Book Here



GarageBand for the Non-Musician, Monday 27th February 2017 £FREE

Arrive: 4.00pm

Join Burton Joyce Primary School’s music team and Marc Faulder (non-musician!) as they walk you through the features of GarageBand. GarageBand is a free Apple app for iPad, and with the starter guide from Apple Education you will learn how to use the app in a performance poetry project.

This workshop is suitable for KS2 and KS3 teachers.

Book Here



Outdoor Learning: One Best Photo, Monday 20th March 2017 £FREE

Arrive: 4.00pm

Bring your wellies and waterproofs (or shorts and sun-hat hopefully) for this event. Our Early Learning team take you out to the woodland workshop to learn photograph skills. Using the free lesson plan ‘One Best Photo’ from Apple Distinguished Educator Marc Faulder, you will learn how to teach photography skills in an outdoor learning experience where children document the relationship between people, wildlife and timber. This project is supported by the Education Rangers at Sherwood Pines, you will also receive information on how to organise this free experience at their forest in Edwinstowe.

This workshop is suitable for Early Years, KS1 and KS2 teachers.

Book Here



Unlock to Learn,  Wednesday 19th April 2017 £FREE

Arrive: 4.00pm

This cross-curricular event is your chance to find out more about using iPad across all subjects and age groups. Explore a whole range of a hands-on exhibitions giving your the instructions, planning and teacher-to-teacher advice on how to use apps in a whole host of ways to enhance learning.

This event is suitable for EYFS, KS1, KS2 teachers and ICT Leaders.

Book Here



Contact Centre Manager for questions on these courses or to discuss how we can support your school with bespoke events: marc.faulder@burtonjoyce.notts.sch.uk



iMovie and Creative Writing

iMovie and Creative Writing. Monday 21st November. £FREE

4.00pm – 5.15pm at Burton Joyce Primary

Reserve Your Free Place Here.

This practical workshop was requested by friends of the Regional Training Centre. In this time you will see examples of student work and learn how to use iMovie trailers in creative writing lessons. See how easy it is for children to create quality short films and the impact this has on writing across genres.

You will learn:
  • How iMovie trailers can be used to inspire creative writing across different genres
  • How to use iMovie themes to make news reports
  • How to use a green screen
As well as being practical with the software and hardware, you will see examples of children’s work from Burton Joyce Primary School and meet teachers who use these resources. You will find this course appropriate for all key stages and phases.

Reserve Your Free Place Here.

Autumn/Winter 2016

 


Unlocking Talent: Nottingham Celebration Evening Wednesday 5th October £FREE

4.00pm – 5.30pm at Burton Joyce Primary School

Reserve Your Place Here.

Join Marc Faulder, early years teacher, and The University of Nottingham as we share the findings from the UK’s first large scale evaluation of the onebillion apps in closing the gap in early maths.

Schools who participated in this research are invited to this special event where their successes will be celebrated. There will be an opportunity to hear from some of the teachers involved in the study and chance to spend time using the intervention apps too.

This evening is also open to schools who are new to onebillion and interested in finding out more about this intervention, the successes of the program and best practises around using the apps in early years.

You wil also find out what is happening next with ‘Unlocking Talent’ as this exciting research moves forwards around the world.

To find out more about onebillion and their work with The University of Nottingham see. www.onebillion.org/evidence

Reserve Your Place Here.


iMovie and Creative Writing. Monday 21st November. £FREE

4.00pm – 5.15pm at Burton Joyce Primary

Reserve Your Free Place Here.

This practical workshop was requested by friends of the Regional Training Centre. In this time you will see examples of student work and learn how to use iMovie trailers in creative writing lessons. See how easy it is for children to create quality short films and the impact this has on writing across genres.

iMovie and Creative Writing. Monday 21st November. £FREE

4.00pm – 5.15pm at Burton Joyce Primary

Reserve Your Free Place Here.

This practical workshop was requested by friends of the Regional Training Centre. In this time you will see examples of student work and learn how to use iMovie trailers in creative writing lessons. See how easy it is for children to create quality short films and the impact this has on writing across genres.

You will learn:
  • How iMovie trailers can be used to inspire creative writing across different genres
  • How to use iMovie themes to make news reports
  • How to use a green screen
As well as being practical with the software and hardware, you will see examples of children’s work from Burton Joyce Primary School and meet teachers who use these resources. You will find this course appropriate for all key stages and phases.

Reserve Your Free Place Here.


Spring 2017 Preview

WB January 16th: The Coding Playground returns with a focus on STEM challenges

WB February 30th: Back by popular demand, Teacher Authored Texts: iPad and Guided Reading

WB March 20th: ‘People, Wildlife and Timber’ with The Forestry Commission.

Summer Courses

Coding Playground

(Special Event at Computing at Schools Hub East Midlands)

Monday 25th April

1:30-4:30pm

Nottingham Trent University (Clifton Campus)

The Apple Regional Training Centre Nottingham is proud to take it’s Coding Playground to the East Midlands Computing at Schools Hub. This free event will give an extended time to explore the latest and greatest robots and programable toys for use with iPad. Spend time learning how to use Dash and Dot, Sphero and Parrot MiniDrones as well as a range of free apps which teach and consolidate skills from the computing curriculum. As this is an extended event from the usual Coding Playground agenda, the second part of the afternoon will look at a particular product or app in greater depth. Look at lesson plans and find ways in which your chosen product or software can be used across the curriculum. This is a practical workshop and a chance to get to know new products and existing apps at a much greater depth.

To book your place for this free event, visit the Computing at Schools website here.

Hola iPad!

ipad-hola

Monday 9th May

£FREE

4.00pm – 5.30pm

Reserve Your Free Place Here.

Natalie Campbell, modern foreign languages teacher at Trinity School and Apple Distinguished Educator, joins the Apple Regional Training Centre team to bring ‘Hola iPad’. This practical workshop will introduce you to the apps Natalie uses in her Spanish lessons to engage the reluctant speaker. She shares real stories from her classroom and recommends apps which brings language learning to life.

Hola iPad is suitable for all teachers who teach any foreign language in their classrooms of any age. This course takes a Secondary Spanish as a context but it is a best practise which is applicable to any language learners – even English in the Early Years!

Reserve Your Free Place Here.

 

Digital Treasure Hunts.

Wednesday 25th May

£FREE

4.00pm – 5.30pm

This free workshop at the Apple Regional Training Centre in Nottingham will introduce you to QR Codes, how to create them and use them with iPads. The aim of the workshop is to demonstrate the potential of QR Codes when organising a digital treasure hunt around your school or locality. Hear from the Year 6 teaching staff during the event and their successful digital treasure hunt this year. Practise creating QR Codes on a range of free apps and try out a digital treasure hunt set up for you.
Book Here.

Spring Courses

Guided Reading with iPad: Using Teacher Authored Texts

Monday 29th February 2016

£FREE

4.00pm – 5.30pm

Reserve Your Free Place Here.

We want our early learners to become life long readers so promoting books and reading is what we try to do. To share a love of reading with the many different kinds of learners in our classroom can be challenging so making use of technology is one solution.

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In this practical workshop you will learn a quick and easy way to create levelled non-fiction books on an iPad for mixed ability readers to enjoy in interest groups.

Using Book Creator Marc Faulder will walk you through a simple way to write your first levelled non-fiction about minibeasts then duplicate this book to adapt other copies for other reader’s next steps. As these books are written by the teacher, they can be personalised to children’s interests and their own next steps.

Children then read the books in interest groups rather than ability groups during guided reading.

Reserve Your Free Place Here

 

Hola iPad!

ipad-hola

Monday 9th May

£FREE

4.00pm – 5.30pm

Reserve Your Free Place Here.

Natalie Campbell, modern foreign languages teacher at Trinity School and Apple Distinguished Educator, joins the Apple Regional Training Centre team to bring ‘Hola iPad’. This practical workshop will introduce you to the apps Natalie uses in her Spanish lessons to engage the reluctant speaker. She shares real stories from her classroom and recommends apps which brings language learning to life.

Hola iPad is suitable for all teachers who teach any foreign language in their classrooms of any age. This course takes a Secondary Spanish as a context but it is a best practise which is applicable to any language learners – even English in the Early Years!

Reserve Your Free Place Here.

Special Event: Early Maths (onebillion project)

Wednesday 10th February, 2016

4.00pm – 5.30pm

at Burton Joyce Primary School (Foundation Unit)

Sign up for your free places here

This free after school workshop is a special event at the Apple Regional Training Centre Nottingham. Aimed at Early Years Foundation Stage Leaders and SENCOs, this course will introduce you to an early maths intervention for the iPad which is having huge success internationally.

Marc Faulder, early years teacher at Burton Joyce Primary School, will share the onebillion maths apps and describe how they have helped to close the gap in maths attainment in his classroom. There will be a chance to get hands-on with the suite of apps from onebillion also.

Following this, Dr. Nikki Pitchford and PhD student Laura Outhwaite from The University of Nottingham will talk through their research project surrounding these apps and how they can offer a partnership with your setting to bring these apps to your children for free. Your school needs to own the iPads that these apps will be installed on.

This special event is appropriate for EYFS leaders, school leaders and SENCOs. You are encouraged to also attend with a teacher or teaching assistant who would potentially run this intervention in your Founation 2 setting. Therefore we are offering 2 free places per school.

Sign up for your free places here

To find out more about onebillion and their work with The University of Nottingham see. www.onebillion.org/evidence