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Use of iPADs to support comprehension

Throughout this project, we have experimented with various apps to support comprehension and literacy within the classroom. With the focus on these strategies, we have been able to plan and assess various learning experiences. The following list outlines apps that have been found to be useful.   Book Creator: I have used this app to [...]

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CC21 Links with Focus on Reading Research Action Plan

Action Research As part of phase 2 of our Focus on Reading module task, we needed to identify a focus area for an Action research plan. This linked in perfectly with our CC21 Project with our current context with Focus on Reading. I have based my Action research on our CC21 Project to continue to [...]

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RPS CC21 iPads and Apps

One of our main goals involving this CC21 Project is for teachers to generate meaningful and engaging learning opportunities and experiences for students and to strategically use ICT to enhance teaching and learning opportunities. The main goal is to have teachers who are confident in using the iPad and Apps to then team up with [...]

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iPad Apps in RPS CC21 Classrooms

Teachers and students are well into the trialling of iPad Apps in their classrooms and have created numerous lessons for students. In trialling these Apps we have found that having the iPads permanently in classrooms is a great advantage (being able to use the same set of iPads each time), therefore allowing students to continue [...]

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Wireless Connection to Demountables

Wireless Classrooms Regentville Public School has wireless Internet connection in RPS CC21 classrooms, although our frustration at this moment is that we need another connection (power boost) to operate the Wireless Access Point in the demountable classrooms. We have connected others directly to the switch located in the library and home base classrooms. Library and [...]

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Wireless Access for Regentville Classrooms

Regentville ordered 3 Wireless Access Points as part of our CC21 Project to enhance the use of iPads in the classrooms and in order for the iPads to be used as a collaborative tool for both teachers and students. The WAPs arrived and have been placed in two classrooms and the third one in the [...]

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iPads in RPS CC21 Project Classrooms

We have selected our focus teachers and classes for our RPS CC21 project and distributed laptops to each of these teachers and their classes. Teachers took iPads home for the weekend to investigate the apps and possibilities of how they would implement these into their classrooms, lessons and routines. There has been great discussion about [...]

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Regentville Public School CC21 Project Plan

CC21 Project Plan Regentville Public School (2951) Our  project explores a range of Literacy Apps for iPads that support both the teaching and learning with an emphasis on our Focus on Reading strategies. The apps support teachers in the delivery of curricula, teaching with 21st applications and skills and supporting student learning and assessment. Several [...]

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RPS CC21 Presentation to staff

Monday 13th May 2013   Regentville CC21 Project Presentation to Staff We presented the CC21 Project to our staff and discussed the two  directions of the CC21 Project. The introduction discussed the web page (Community of Schools). Staff had their first view of the contents of the website. Our second project direction showcased the introduction [...]

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RPS – Glenmore Park LC Website

The following images are screen shots of the Glenmore Park Learning Community’s website. The website is still a few weeks away from going live for all members of the Learning Alliance.   The image above shows the home screen for the website. We have used a template from the School Website Services of DEC. This home [...]

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