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Monte Vista Christian School iPad Conference

On June 23, 26, 27 and 30, five teachers from Monte Vista Christian School in California are presenting an iPad Conference as part of the Australasian leg of their Speaking Tour – and you’re invited to join them.

Hosted by schools around the country and co-ordinated by Cyclone, this day will allow you to see aspects of their journey and what they have discovered on the way, through a series of presentations and workshops on iPad use in the classroom. The content will mostly be aimed at Middle School and Secondary Levels.

Numbers are limited to 100 people. Due to the amount of interest we have this will be done on a first come first served basis.

Please click here to register and to indicate your preferences for the break-out sessions. Registrations will close at 5pm on Monday 16 June or when full. Tickets cost $119+ gst.

Break-out sessions may include:

  1. Offering a High School Computer Programming elective for developing apps for Apple’s iOS.
  2. Offering a Middle School Computer Programming elective using Carnegie Mellon’s ALICE.
  3. Screen Capturing using Explain Everything.
  4. Diagnostic Assessment using polling Apps, eClicker and Socrative.
  5. Developing an Acceptable Usage Policy, and a Home Acceptable Usage Policy.
  6. Keynote: building effective slide shows.

You will be able to select your break out sessions separately.

 

About Monte Vista

Monte Vista is an independent co-educational school in the Monterey Bay area of the USA. Students range from Grade 6 (Year 7) to Grade 12 (Year 13). Monte Vista was the first adopter of iPads in the classroom in the World. They have had a 1:1 iPad programme running since 2011.

See the following links for informatioin about the school and about the book they have written documenting their journey.

The book: https://itunes.apple.com/nz/book/the-first-ipad-school/id726645782?mt=11

The School: http://www.mvcs.org/

The iTunes U course: https://itunes.apple.com/nz/course/transforming-classroom-conference/id840370199

 

 

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