Apple Regional Training Centre

Free courses for Teachers and Education Staff.

RTC schedule of courses

Course Name Description Facilitator Date
1. Getting started with iPad in the classroom Has your school recently introduced iPads? Do you need a little help in starting up? This course looks at the basics from web-browsing to setting up email and then explores the top 10 apps every classroom needs.

Further Details

 

 

Ian Mulcahy Tues 10th Oct 17

18:00-20.30

Room 210

2. Using Clips in the classroom  

 

*New*

An introduction to Apple Clips and how it can be used to create accessible learning content for your classroom. Attendees will be given examples of how they can integrate clips into their curriculum and have an opportunity to create their own collaborative clips.

Further Details
Miriam Walsh Tues 17th Oct 17

18:00-20.30

Room 210

3. Let’s get started with Green Screen and Stop Motion

*New*

This workshop will introduce you to apps you can use to get creative engage students through making movies with green screen and creating animations with stop motion.

Further Details
Cormac Cahill Tues 7th Nov 17

18:00-20.30

Room 413

4. Creating and publishing multi-touch books Use Book Creator with students to create and publish multi-touch books for the classrooms. This course is useful for teachers who want to create textbooks for use in class as well as teachers who might want their students to start creating books.

Further Details
Cormac Cahill Tues 14th Nov 17

18:00-20.30 

Room 210

5. Everyone Can Code with Swift Are you considering introducing coding into your classroom? Learn how you can use Swift Playgrounds to engage students in coding in the classroom. Teachers will also be introduced to third party coding accessories including SPRK+

Further Details
Miriam Walsh Tues 5th Dec 17

18:00-20.30

Room 210

6. Using Final Cut Pro in the classroom An introduction into Final Cut and how it can be used in the classroom. Users will edit content, create titles, sync music and learn how to export videos.

Further Details
Fiona O’Mahony Tues 16th Jan 18

18:00-20.30

Room 413

7. Making music with iPad

*New*

Get hands-on with music making using an iPad. Dig deeper into using the new features of Garageband to create your own songs, soundtracks and backing music.

Further Details
Simon Doherty Tues 23rd Jan 18

18:00-20.30

Room 210

8. Virtual and Augmented Reality in the classroom

*New*

Explore 360 field-trips, virtual worlds and augmented and mixed reality and learn how these new technologies can be integrated into your classroom.

Further Details
Miriam Walsh Tues 6th Feb 18

18:00-20.30

Room 210

9. Using iPad to Develop Literacy and Numeracy in the primary classroom

*New*

Participants will learn how to enhance primary numeracy and literacy skills using a variety of apps and techniques. We will focus on home/school collaboration, assessment and the use of concrete materials with iPad.

Further Details
Catherine Mangan Tues 27th Feb 18

18:00-20.30

Room 210

10. Transform assessments with iPad Learn about the different apps and features that can be used for digital assessments. Including quiz apps, animations, and grading.

Further Details
Ian Mulcahy Tues 6th March 18

18:00-20.30

Room 210

11. Get creative – 10 apps to help develop students creativity on iPad

*New*

Explore apps that can be used to bring creativity into every classroom. From design to coding art and more.

Further Details
Dawn O’Sullivan Tues 13th Mar 18

18:00-20.30

Room 210

12. Mobile Film Making with iPad Use iOS devices to capture and edit films. This workshop will look at organising workflow, capturing techniques, importing and editing footage as well as finishing off and exporting the final project.

Further Details
Cormac Cahill Tues 20th Mar 18

18:00-20.30

Room 210

13. Reaching all learners with iPad Get hands-on experience with the iPad accessibility features including assistive touch, voice over and apps that can improve the learning experience of a special needs student.

Further Details
Roisin Johnson Tues 10th Apr 18

18:00-20.30

Room 210

14. Productivity apps on the iPad

 

*New*

An introduction to Pages, Keynote and Numbers. Learn how they can transform presentations and learning in your classroom.

Further Details
Miriam Walsh Tues 17th Apr 18

18:00-20.30

Room 210