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.
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.
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
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
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
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.