COURSE TITLE:

iPAD APPS for ALL CLASSROOMS: Pre/K-12 - (STEM)

NO. OF CREDITS:

6 QUARTER CREDITS
[semester equivalent = 4.00 credits]

WA CLOCK HRS:  
OREGON PDUs:
60
60

INSTRUCTOR:

Debora Supplitt
supplitt@comcast.net

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course meets OSPI’s STEM requirements

With this course, educators will explore countless apps and endless resources available for use in Pre-K, elementary, middle school or high school settings.  Participants will select either Bloom’s Taxonomy, Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences or SMAR digital pedagogical framework to support their choice for developing the best digital curriculum for their program. We will begin with the basic foundation of how to select great apps for your digital education toolkit and continue to explore different individualized curriculum areas that meet your teaching grade level, program and/or specialty areas. Finally, we will expand this developed curriculum with the provided downloadable evaluative digital app rubrics and formative assessments that may help to support and guide you through the app selection process. The online, self-guided, bibliography lists tons of resources.  There are apps to access, upload, explore, discover, and implement to enhance your curriculum. 
           This course is excellent for any individual, collaborative group study or professional development cohorts wishing to take their iPad curriculum to the next level.

           Additional cost may apply for equipment and downloads:

  • Must have an iPad 1 or later iOS 5.1 or later
  • Downloaded e-Textbook: Choice of one of three: $9.99 each.  
  • Ten to fifteen (10-15) selected apps (price ranging from free to $4.99 or more)
  • Downloaded Kindle e-book and iBooks (Free) with downloaded iBooks 3, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0, or later, plus OSX 10.9 or later access via iTunes Facebook

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this course, participants will have:

1. A theoretical pedagogical foundation to support the development of digital iPad curriculum.
2. Enhanced knowledge and understanding of the use of iPad apps in the classroom.
3. Develop digital applications resource list.
4. Downloaded digital apps that may support and transform the classroom curriculum.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of all specified assignments is required for issuance of hours or credit. The Heritage Institute does not award partial credit.


HOURS EARNED:
Completing the basic assignments (Section A. Information Acquisition) for this course automatically earns participant’s their choice of CEUs (Continuing Education Units), or Washington State Clock Hours or Oregon PDUs. The Heritage Institute offers CEUs and is an approved provider of Washington State Clock Hours and Oregon PDUs.




 

UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT INFORMATION

REQUIREMENTS FOR UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT
Continuing Education Quarter credits are awarded by Antioch University Seattle (AUS). AUS requires 75% or better for credit at the 400 level and 85% or better to issue credit at the 500 level. These criteria refer both to the amount and quality of work submitted.

  1. Completion of Information Acquisition assignments 30%
  2. Completion of Learning Application assignments 40%
  3. Completion of Integration Paper assignment 30%



 

CREDIT/NO CREDIT (No Letter Grades or Numeric Equivalents on Transcripts)
Antioch University Seattle (AUS) Continuing Education Quarter credit is offered on a Credit/No Credit basis; neither letter grades nor numeric equivalents are on a transcript. 400 level credit is equal to a "C" or better, 500 level credit is equal to a "B" or better. This information is on the back of the transcript.

AUS Continuing Education quarter credits may or may not be accepted into degree programs. Prior to registering determine with your district personnel, department head or state education office the acceptability of these credits for your purpose.

ADDITIONAL COURSE INFORMATION

REQUIRED TEXT

Apps for Learning for the Elementary School Classroom. Andrew Church and Harry Dickens Digital download: $9.99 or Amazon paperback: $22.50. Or Innovate with iPad: Lessons to Transform Learning in the Classroom. Karen Lirerman and Kristen Wideen (2016). Amazon paperback $24.91 Or Apps for Learning for the Middle School Classroom. Andrew Church and Harry Dickens Digital download: $9.99 or Amazon Paperback: $23.50 Or 40 Best iPad/iPod/iPhone Aps for the High School Classrooms. Andrew Church and Harry Dickens. Digital download: $9.99 Amazon Paperback: $21.75

None. All reading is online.

MATERIALS FEE

Additional fees for downloaded textbooks approx. $10.00 and any teacher selected apps (10-15) downloaded from the iPad App Store. The average price per iPad app ranges from free to $9.99 or more.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR TEACHING THIS COURSE:

Debora Supplitt M.F.A-A.Ed./M.Ed. received her Masters (M.Ed.) and Bachelor of Art (B.A.) degree from San Francisco State University and Masters of Fine Arts in Art Education (M.F.A.-A.Ed,) from Boston University. She has worked with students of all levels, including preschool, elementary, middle school, high school and professional educators, since 1980. She is certified in Washington, Oregon and California in Pre/K-12-Adult Special and Elementary Education and is highly qualified in the core areas of Art, Music, Reading, and Special Education as well as being a trained Intervention Specialist. Debora knows the importance of providing a creative environment where all students and teachers can thrive. Presently she is working in her dream position as a full time middle school Art Teacher. Debora provides classroom teachers with the tools and resources needed to integrate art into the daily curriculum and is always busy developing new, creative and fun workshops for teachers. She is passionate about providing exciting, meaningful, useful and fun filled continuing education for all teachers.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

iPAD APPS for ALL CLASSROOMS: Pre/K-12 - (STEM)

Akron Global Polymer Academy, P-16 Science Education. 2014. 5 steps to Engagement. University of Akron. Accessed on May 11, 2014 from:
http://www.agpa.uakron.edu/p16/btp.php?id=learning-cycle

Church A. and Dickens, H., 2014. Apps for Learning; 40 Best Apps for High School. Textbook for high school educators. Accessed and downloaded on May 5, 2014 from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/apps-for-learning-high-school/id751930955?mt=11

Church A. And Dickens, H., 2014. Apps for Learning: Elementary School. Textbook for elementary school educators. Accessed and downloaded on May 5, 2014 from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/apps-for-learning-elementary/id751600977?mt=11

Church, A. and Dickens, H. 2013. Apps for Learning: Middle School. Accessed and downloaded on May 5, 2014. Textbook for middle school educators.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/apps-for-learning-middle-school/id751804316?mt=11

Coe, M.A. 2009. The 5 E’s Learning Cycle overview and explanation for science: West College of Education. Midwestern State University. Accessed May 18, 2014 from: http://faculty.mwsu.edu/west/maryann.coe/coe/inquire/inquiry.htm

Decugis, G. Scoop It, 2014.  Bring Your Own Device: iPads accessed on May 11, 2014 from: http://www.scoop.it/t/byod-ipads

Grainger, S.  Blooms is a Taxonomy, 2013. Kare Givers:  accessed on 5-12-14 Overview of Bloom taxonomy
http://www.karegivers.org/2013/12/blooms-is-taxonomy.html

Hainstock, C. 2012: Bright Ideas E5 Apps for iPads in Secondary School pdf download of app chart. Accessed on May 11, 2014 from: 
http://slav.global2.vic.edu.au/2012/06/25/e5-apps-for-ipads-in-a-secondary-school/#.U3lRry-vyLM

Hallett, D. and Loader, D., 2014. iSupport SMAR aligned to Blooms: iPad for Education: App Eco System.  Accessed on May 18, 2014 from:
http://isupport.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/the-3-Cs2.001.jpg

Kharbach, M. 2013. Blooms Taxonomy Apps.  Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. 2013 A Great Resource Section of iPad apps for teachers. Accessed on May 11, 2014 from: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/09/blooms-taxonomy-apps-great-resource.html

Kharbach, M. 2014, New Bloom’s Taxonomy Kit for Teachers: 2014 Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. Accessed, May 5, 2014 from: 
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/03/new-blooms-taxonomy-planning-kit-for.html

Kharbachk, M. 2013.  What teachers need to know about SMAR Model. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. Accessed, May 5, 2014 from: 
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/11/what-teachers-need-to-know-about-samr.html

Leeds City College Vision For Learning, 2012. Bloom’s Taxonomy Teacher Planning Kit chart. Accessed, May 10, 2014 from:
http://lccfestivaloflearning2012.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/support-document-13-blooms-taxonomy-teacher-planning-kit.jpg

Overnall-Carter, B., 2014. APPitic Apps List for Educators. Maine Education School District 60.  Accessed on May 12, 2014 from:
http://www.appitic.com/index.php/bloom-s/apps-for-bloom-s-taxonomy

O’Sullivan, J. 2014. The Teacher’s Awesome App Guide. Version 1.3. Accessed and download on May 5, 2014 from:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/teachers-awesome-app-guide/id680778179?mt=11

Rosenthal-Tolisano, S., 2014.  iPad App Evaluation. Accessed and downloaded on May 5, 2014 from:
http://langwitches.wikispaces.com/file/view/iPadAppEvaluation.pdf/357314390/iPadAppEvaluation.pdf

Schrock, K., 2014. Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything.  Accessed on May 5, 2014 from:
http://www.schrockguide.net/bloomin-apps.html

Vincent, T. 2014. Ways to Evaluate Educational Apps. Learning in Hand. Download and access Evaluation Rubric and Education App Evaluation App Checklist.  Access on May 5, 2014.
http://learninginhand.com/blog/ways-to-evaluate-educational-apps.html

 

ASSIGNMENT RESOURSE BIBLIOGRAPHY

ASSIGNMENT #2
O’Sullivan, J. 2014. The Teacher’s Awesome App Guide. Version 1.3. Accessed and download on May 5, 2014 from:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/teachers-awesome-app-guide/id680778179?mt=11

CHOOSE ONE:
Church A. and Dickens, H., 2014. Apps for Learning; 40 Best Apps for High School. Textbook for high school educators. Accessed and downloaded on May 5, 2014 from:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/apps-for-learning-high-school/id751930955?mt=11
                                                       OR
Church A. And Dickens, H., 2014. Apps for Learning: Elementary School. Textbook for elementary school educators. Accessed and downloaded on May 5, 2014 from:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/apps-for-learning-elementary/id751600977?mt=11
                                                       OR
Church, A. and Dickens, H. 2013. Apps for Learning: Middle School. Accessed and downloaded on May 5, 2014. Textbook for middle school educators.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/apps-for-learning-middle-school/id751804316?mt=11
                                                       OR
Lirerman, K. Wideen, K. (2016).  Innovate with iPad: Lessons to Transform Learning in the Classroom. Karen Lirerman and Kristen Wideen. https://www.amazon.com/Innovate-iPad-Transform-Learning-Classroom/dp/1945167084/ref=pd_bxgy_14_img_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=HZWD5WNWEZRGZY0FFYPZ

ASSIGNMENT #3
Access Apps in Education Posters: Overview of all models and resource list from: Grapevine/Colleyville independent School District site:
http://www.gcisd-k12.org/Page/26911

CHOOSE:
Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy: Education Origami, Wiki Space.
http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom%27s+and+ICT+tools
                                                      PLUS
Schrock’s Gide to Blooms Digital Taxonomy
http://www.schrockguide.net/bloomin-apps.html
                                                      OR
Gardner’s Multiple Digital Intelligence

Gardner’s Multiple Intelligence: Education Origami, Wiki Space.
http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Gardners+Multiple+Intelligences+and+ICT
                                                      PLUS

Gardner’s iPad Apps: Langwitches.org
http://langwitches.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Gardners-iPad-apps.jpg
                                                      OR
SAMR Digital Framework:
http://mmhsipads.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/20130602-093403.jpg
                                                     PLUS
SAMR Model: Educators Technology post, access different posted examples:  Including 40 apps for the SAMR Model.
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/search/label/Samrl%20model
                                                     PLUS
A Wonderful Visual on the SAMR Model: Educators Technology.
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/02/a-wonderful-visual-on-how-to-use-samr.html

ASSIGNMENT #4:
Access and read Tony Vincent’s Blog post. This download is an overview of app rubrics. 
http://learninginhand.com/blog/ways-to-evaluate-educational-apps.html
                                                    AND
Download and read: Tony Vincent’s Educational App Evaluation Rubric
http://static.squarespace.com/static/50eca855e4b0939ae8bb12d9/50ecb58ee4b0b16f176a9e7d/50ecb593e4b0b16f176aa974/1330908312793/Vincent-App-Rubric.pdf
                                                   AND
Download and read: Tony Vincent’s Educational App Evaluation Checklist.
http://static.squarespace.com/static/50eca855e4b0939ae8bb12d9/50ecb58ee4b0b16f176a9e7d/50ecb593e4b0b16f176aa976/1330884481041/Vincent_App_Checklist.pdf
                                                   PLUS
Download and print:
The Digital Rubric and Assessment for selecting an app for curriculum development.

Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano iPad App Evaluation 10 page pdf:
http://langwitches.wikispaces.com/file/view/iPadAppEvaluation.pdf/357314390/iPadAppEvaluation.pdf
                                                  AND
Kathy Schrock’s Evaluation for iPad Apps. www.schrockguide.net/uploads/3/9/2/2/392267/evalipad_content.pdf

ASSIGNMENT #5:
Teach and Thought: 50 Best Teaching and Learning Apps for 2016
http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/technology/best-teaching-and-learning-apps-for-2016/

ASSIGNMENT #6:
App Inquiry: Reviewing Inquiry Learning Model:

4 Phases of Inquiry-Based Learning:  A Guide for Teachers.  Te@ch Thought site:
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/4-phases-inquiry-based-learning-guide-teachers/
                                                    AND
Access and download:
Apps for the Inquiry Process:
http://librariansonthefly.blogspot.com/2013/09/apps-for-inquiry-process.html
                                                   AND
36 Core Teacher Apps for the Inquiry Learning With iPads.
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/36-core-teacher-apps-for-inquiry-learning-with-ipads/
                                                   AND
Download and print the
Inquiry Cycle template:
http://www.cjlt.ca/index.php/cjlt/article/viewFile/541/264/1752
                                                   OR
Color Inquiry Cycle Template:
http://ict2lrnwaihopai.wikispaces.com/file/view/2304444220_945eb44d7c.jpg/139885401/2304444220_945eb44d7c.jpg
                                                   OR
Download and review the Inquiry apps for Inquiry-Using the Ladder inquiry Model.
http://lisairwinblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/alberta-inquiry-cycle-with-feelings.jpg

ASSIGNMENT #7:
Facebook Posting: To request access to the site contact: supplitt@comcast.net

ASSIGNMENT #8:
Elementary model to access: http://www.summit.k12.co.us/Page/1714

Middle School and or High School access the following:
5 E’s Learning Framework:
http://www.woodgrovesec.moe.edu.sg/wbn/slot/u2357/Curriculum%20Innovation/5E%20Learning%20Cycle.jpg
                                                    OR
Middle School and Secondary Teachers access:
The Inquiry Ladder: The Inquiry Process: http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/10/the-inquiry-process/

And all educator’s access and download:
Apps for the Learning Inquiry Model:
http://resourcelinkbce.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/apps-poster.pdf
                                                     AND
Questions to support the development of your unit. Access and download the Inquiry Cycle Lesson Plan for the Wall:
http://ambrit-rome.com/staff/documents/PyP/InquiryCycleForWall.pdf
                                                    AND
Color image of Inquiry Cycle to download:
http://primelib.pbworks.com/w/page/18467771/Research%20and%20Inquiry#TheInquiryCycle
                                                   OR
Classroom examples for unit plans can be access at the following sites.  Adapt this model to fit your curriculum needs and include the apps selected.

Pro Diva Blog:
http://www.prodivame.com/leighs-blog.html
http://www.prodivame.com/tashs-blog/planning-inquiry-together
                                                   OR
PYP Qatar Academy Approaches to Teaching/Planning
http://pypqaprimary.blogspot.com/p/approaches-to.html
                                                   OR
The IB Inquiry Cycle: International School Site:
http://intlschool.org/storage/wp-site-photos/2012%20big%20color%20poster.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1345156003467