iPad Bootcamp for Teachers
Making it easier to support all learners in your classroom.
Introduction, basic settings for safety and accessibility and using Guided Access.
Download an eBook into iBooks; activate text-to-speech for words/ sentences/ the whole page. Learn how to help students access a webpage and tips for using Safari.
Claro PDF Pro is an amazing app because it can do so many things to support students with literacy difficulties in the classroom. See the basics of how it works and start to use it yourself.
Learn more about Claro PDF Pro- scanning documents to create text PDF, taking photos and working with other apps in conjunction with Claro.
Notability allows us to capture everything we know about a topic without spelling one word correctly. It is useful in many ways- from preparing assignments to providing a means for students to demonstrate their knowledge without writing.
Many students will be able to reach their potential by using the right app on the iPad to support writing. We have the tools available- let’s learn how to use them properly with our students.
See how Voice Capture apps work in conjunction with text prediction. See evidence of students work.
Explore more text-prediction apps to use to support students’ writing on the iPad.
Understand who should use Speech Recognition and what the options are on the iPad.
See more settings that will have features that may be very helpful to your students.
Today we have many options for converting image PDF to readable text- see different apps demonstrated to work out the pros and cons of each.
See the Easy Spelling app demonstrated. Learn why we need customisable spelling apps and how to use them.
What is UDL? Why is it important? How can I employ UDL principles?
Once students have done their writing in the text-prediction app, they can save their work in eBooks much like students use exercise books. Learn how this work-flow happens with Book Creator and Creative Book Builder.
The following apps are recommended to be downloaded to make the most of the Teacher’s Course:
Claro PDF Pro
Office Lens (free)
Creative Book Builder OR Book Creator
A+ Spelling Test (free)
The following apps will be demonstrated in the course and downloading of them is optional:
Easy Spelling Aid
Voice Dream Scanner