Apple Books

Below is a collection of resources which I have authored, co-authored and collaborated on.  All of the resources are freely available for educators to use in their own classrooms or remix as they see fit.  Click on the cover art to view the resource.

English Resources

Professional Learning Resources


‘Teaching with iPad’ Series

Co-authored with Lou Cimetta www.blueprintlearning.com.au

In the ‘Teaching with iPad’ book series, you will discover how to utilise Apple’s education apps effectively in your classroom. Learn how powerful tools like Pages, Numbers and Keynote can help students demonstrate their creativity and spark a love of learning. Regardless of your ability, our practical examples are supported by clear visuals and step-by-step instructions that they can easily be integrated into your own classroom.

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Teaching with iPad: Keynote Practical Pedagogy

In this book you will see our top ten strategies for using Keynote to enhance learning.

  • Document Processes: Technologies - Making an occasional table in woodwork

  • Animate and Annotate Work: Science - Transpiration

  • Screen-Record Tutorials: Mathematics - Solving simple algebraic equations

  • Build Reference Guides: Mathematics - Maths dictionary

  • Animate Slides: PE and Health - The Australian guide to healthy eating

  • Learn with Shapes: English - Of Mice and Men

  • Explain Moving Tasks: Technologies - Making fluffy pikelets

  • Make Interactive Diagrams: Economics - The simple circular flow

  • Take Apart Actions: PE and Health - Take apart movements

  • Create Timelines: History - US space program

Download the book and then access resources and samples you can manipulate. These resources are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


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Teaching with iPad: Numbers Practical Pedagogy

In this book you will see our top eight strategies for using Numbers to enhance learning.

  • Organise with Tabs: The Arts - Pop Art

  • Reflect with Data Formats: English - Gothic narrative writing

  • Collaborate with Tabs: Science - Genetic disorders

  • Record an Experience: Technologies - Design a biscuit

  • Manage Data Quickly: PE and Health - Alternatives to medication

  • Track Learning Over Time: Everyone Can Create - Corpus Creates initiative

  • Visualise with Graphs: Science - Water conservation

  • Self-Assess with Conditions - History - Daily life in Ancient Rome

Download the book and then access resources and samples you can manipulate. These resources are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


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Teaching with iPad: Pages Practical Pedagogy

In this book you will see our top ten strategies for using Pages to enhance learning.

  • Visit a Gallery: History - Changes Over Time

  • Craft a Speech: English - Speeches

  • Edit your Work: Science - Earth and Space

  • Set Up for Success: Health - Caffeine Intake

  • Get Design Savvy: English - Literature Study

  • Create Placeholders: Geography - Geomorphic Hazards

  • Get Smart with Feedback: English - Writing

  • Create Master Pages: Metacognition - Reflection Tools

  • Publish Your Work: Mathematics - Angle Types

  • Create with Shapes: Science - Types of Cells

Download the book and then access resources and samples you can manipulate. These resources are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


Free Resources

My resources are free to download from my Dropbox. Please credit if you’re planning on using or adapting them for your own classroom. Thanks.