Join us for an experiential day of learning at Cork Gaol.
We are delighted to invite you to the Compu b Exploring iPad event for primary* teachers.
The iPad is a flexible and versatile tool for every classroom. If you are new to iPad or want to take your current iPad deployment further, this experiential day at Cork Gaol will allow you to understand the potential of this technology for transforming teaching and learning.
This is a unique opportunity for you to go through the learning process as your pupils would. During the event we will be taking attendees on a mini field trip into the Gaol with their iPad (A pre-configured iPad will be made available to each attendee to use on the day).
*please see this event for Secondary school teachers.
9:30 - 10:00 am Registration: Apple HQ, Holly hill Industrial Estate, Cork
10:00 - 10:05am Welcome & Introduction
10:05 - 10:30am Learning with iPad: Éanna Ó Brádaigh, Apple
10:30 - 10:45am Tea/ Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:00am Setting the Stage 'Gaol Break'
During this session participants will be given a guided tour of Cork Gaol, during which they will be encouraged to explore content and research central themes provided by the workshop leader on the day.
11:00 - 12:30pm Mini field trip in to Cork Gaol
12:30 - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 - 2:45pm Workshop: Creativity is Knowledge Having Fun
During this session, participants will have the opportunity to explore how the iPad can be used creatively to encourage students to express their comprehension on any topic. This session is about making the work your students need to do become the work they love to do.
Activities will include:
- Record a short video explaining what you have learned today.
- Recount the story of one of the patrons as though it was a news report.
- Using Book Creator create an interactive book outlining your experience and reflecting on how it can be used in your classroom.
- Complete a Socrative quiz for brainstorming.
2:45 - 3:00 pm Questions and Answers
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There is limited parking at Apple HQ, please let us know in advance if you will require a parking space. Transport will be provided to and from Cork Gaol.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions regarding this event.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, please email email@example.com to update your information.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, we can locate your place with your name and school details.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Yes, but please let us know in advance if there will be a change in person attending.