Enhancing Literacy & Numeracy with the iPad or Tablet

Tablet computer and pen‘This course will introduce participants to a range of practical ways in which they can use tablet devices as a learning tool to develop pupils’ literacy and numeracy skills and integrate ICT into their existing classroom activities’

Course Modules

1. Introduction to Mobile Learning & Devices

2. Podcasting

3. Online Publishing Tools

4. Web Tools & Apps for Literacy

5. Web Tools & Apps for Numeracy

Technical Requirements

All our courses require broadband Internet access (Min of 1mb recommended) and participants need to be familiar with using the internet, downloading and installing software

Course Objectives

The course objective is for teachers to have a fuller understanding of how ICT through the use of mobile devices can be integrated into their literacy and numeracy activities and to provide them with the skill-set to implement some of these activities on their return to school.

Expected Outcomes

Participants will have a fuller understanding of how mobile devices can support literacy and numeracy in their classrooms. They will develop their ICT skills through the location, manipulation, organisation and creation of curriculum resources suitable for use with mobile devices. They will understand how to apply the school self-evaluation guidelines to their own teaching, as they consider how to integrate the use of these devices to bring about improvements in their pupils’ learning.

Course Duration

Delivered online, this course can be taken anytime, anywhere between September 18th and December 31st 2017. Participants will be encouraged to engage meaningfully with course content for approximately 20 hours.

Cost: €89 | Enrol | Current Courses