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iPads for Learning Lease Program

Parent Information Evening

Rod Kirkwood

on 16 September 2014

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Transcript of iPads for Learning Lease Program

eLearning & ICT Committee

HC Portal (EWS)

Students will be able to bring their own iPad for use on the college wireless network.

Minimum specifications
iPad 2, 16 GB with WiFi running ISO 6.1 NOTE: iPad minis will not be supported...
The iPad will need to be taken to the Technicians Office on the Middle Years Campus on the first day of Term 1, 2014 to be configured for our wireless network. Students will be notified over the following days to collect their iPad once configured

Required Apps (at your own expense)

Numbers Keynote Pages iMovie GarageBand

Other apps may be required as the program develops
BYO iPads

iPad Bundle
Apple iPad (4th Generation)16GB WiFi
Griffin Survivor Case Black
iPad – AppleCare Protection Plan
iTunes Card
Bundled Horsham College Purchased Apps

Numbers Keynote Pages iMovie GarageBand
In The Box:
Apple iPad (4th Generation) 16GB Wi-Fi
USB Power Adapter
Lightning to USB Cable

School Council iPads for Learning

Key Documentation

Acceptable Use Agreement
School support & Cyber-safety
Use of Internet, Intranet (EWS) HC Portal & College Network
Use of Personal and school Digital Technologies

iPads for Learning Program for Year 7, 2014
Information & Expression of Interest
College iPad Lease Payment
BYO iPad (Wireless Network Fee Payment)

Open forum for parent questions


This year we have introduced an online intranet portal that has been used by staff and students with the overall aim of increasing communication and access to data for staff, students and parents.
The parent portal will be operational in 2014 and will enable you to;
•Access to all course related materials, from assessment to homework tasks, calendar events, rubrics, curriculum maps and announcements
•See instantaneous assessment results
•View attendance data
•Book parent teacher interview times
•Record student subject selection
•Instant messaging to staff / college leaders

Specialised programs
iPads for Learning Program

College Website

Mr. Rod Kirkwood– Year 7 Professional Learning Team Leader
Ms. Meg Woolford– Year 7 Team Leader

Year 7 Leaders 2014

Mr. Rob Pyers – College Principal
Principal 's Welcome

iPads for Learning Program
Parent Information Evening 20-10-14

Principal, Rob Pyers
Exec Officer LT – eLearning, Rod KIRKWOOD
Chairperson, Curriculum Engagement Committee & Assistant Principal, Middle School/Schooling, Carlos LOPEZ
Assistant Principal, Senior School/Schooling, Sheila WHITE
IT Manager, Carol HALE
Business Manager, Dale McRAE
TSSP Specialist Technician, Andrew JANETZKI
Laptop Program Coordinator, Karen BARNES

iPad Support


Wireless Network Setup Fee
Payment 1st year $60.00

Payment 2nd Year $30.00

Centre pay (Fortnightly)
Leasing Payment Options

Critical Thinking
The 4 C's - 21st Century Learners
21st Century Classrooms
Parent Workshops
Training workshops will be held in the WTTC from 7pm to 8pm on the following dates:

Parents with their child's surname starting with A-K
21st October & 25th November.

Parents with their child's surname starting with L-Z
4th November & 2nd December
Educational Rationale

Choice of Applications to suit task
Personal Device - 1:1 Target
Note taking - Take anywhere
Touch Screen - reflects current usage by students
Battery Life - 10 hours
Apps, Apps and more Apps - 375,000+
Collaborative - College Community
Light and portable
Cloud Computing - Dropbox, Google Drive ...
Minimal Technical Support is required - Apple Care
Motivation + Engagement = Learning
Complements 21st Century Learning - 4C's
Peripherals connectivity
A free and safe way for students and teachers to connect and collaborate...
Payment by year $340.00 x 2

Payment by term $85.00 x 8

Centre pay (Fortnightly)

What we learnt in 2014
Why iPads at Horsham College?
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