Using iPads in ECE Classrooms
Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)
This workshop will demonstrate developmentally appropriate ways to use an iPad in an early childhood classroom. Basic functionality and applications (apps) will be explored. It will emphasize hands-on activities and focus on creativity, educational gaming, teacher tools, and communication using iPads. You do not need to bring your own iPad to participate in this workshop.
Angela Fowler Angela Fowler is a Lecturer in the Education Department at Columbia College Chicago. She is the co-creator of childFolio, an authentic assessment application being released by Experience Early Learning. The assessment system for iPads allows educators to instantly connect different forms of authentic assessment with formalized standards and benchmarks. Ms. Fowler is also the author of a book on authentic assessment, scheduled for release in 2013.
Hannah Clemmons is an Educational Technology Specialist. She works as a consultant to educational companies and is currently working with Launchpad Toys creators of Toontastic, one of the most popular apps for children. She has written articles about technology and promotes and develops educational applications.