Creating Apps in the Classroom
Find out how to create your own educational apps to support learning activities in your classroom.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for pre-service teachers, teachers and education leaders who want to discover what apps are and how they might be used to support school activities.
For Australian educators, this course aligns with the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST):
Know students and how they learn
Know the content and how to teach it
Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
Engage in professional learning
6.1, 6.2, 6.3
Engage professionally with colleagues
What topics will you cover?
Why use digital technologies in the classroom
How content, technology and pedagogy are related
How other educators have engaged with app creation activities
How an app works
The process of creating an app
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explain the interconnectness between content, technology and pedagogy
Describe in general terms how an app works
Design a simple app using a set of instructions
Explain how teacher-developed resources open doors for entrepreneurship