Smartphones and Tablets in the Classroom - Part 2

In this course you will

  • Learn about the best apps, technological tools software that can be integrated into the classroom using a smartphone or tablet
  • Develop strategies on how to use technology and apps even if you have only one device
  • Develop strategies on how to use smartphones and tablets when you are a CRT to quickly engage and motivate students


Smartphones and tablets are game-changers in the 21st Century classroom as they provide an immediate source of motivation for students. 

Literally in the palm of your hand you can have access to a multitude of games, activities, puzzles, stories and other educational content.

Karina Barley is an expert with educational technology and in this course she will: 

  • show you how you can use this technology even if you have one device
  • provide strategies and tips for using apps when you are a relief teacher 
  • show you the power of ready made technology like Twitter, Prezi and Socrative.
  • illuminate how students can use these devices to demonstrate learning concepts 
  • demonstrate the use of Reflector which mirrors the iPad to your PC or IWB  

Addressed Standards

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:   2.6 & 3.4

This course contributes to 2 professional development hours.

Completing Smartphones and Tablet in the Classroom Part 2 before 31 July 2021 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute 2 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and Assessment of NSW Curriculum addressing standard descriptors 2.6.2, 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW. 

4.2 star average rating
(Based off 228 reviews)

“Great motivational speakers such as Sal Khan (Ted Talks) and an excellent collection of app resources and links to how they can be used effectively in the classroom.”Teacher in QLD

“Excellent resources, introduction to apps and programs. I feel a lot more equipped for CRT” – Teacher in VIC

“Really great resources and practical strategies to implement technology effectively into the classroom. Great presenter too!” – Teacher in NSW

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