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Using iPads in the Music Department

Practical ways to enhance your teaching and learning in the Music classroom.

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This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

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Suitable for: This course is designed for Music Head of Department teachers and Learning Support Assistants, working with students from key stages 3, 4 and 5.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 8321WW

This course will help you develop practical ways to improve learning in the Music classroom with the use of iPads. The course is equally relevant to teachers in schools whether or not all students have their own device, or if there is a limited bank of devices. Enthusiastic or reticent, confident or apprehensive, this course will show how using iPads can generate an interactive and focused learning environment and will provide practical tips to teaching of Music.

  • Use iPads to improve teaching and learning in Music
  • Using specialists Music applications to enhance teaching & learning
  • Using GarageBand, iTunes and iMovie to create and edit music
  • Adapting and developing your own resources to use with immersive technology
  • Teaching & learning skills for optimally using iPads in the classroom and the school environment
  • Investigate the assessment opportunities available using immersive technology


Using iPads in the classroom for effective teaching & learning
  • Developing essential iPad skills for teaching and learning
  • Investigate and experience the essential applications for teaching music
  • Using the microphone, speaker and camera to enhance music teaching and learning
Adapting and enhancing existing resources to augment Music lessons
  • Make effective use of your PDF, PowerPoint and interactive resources
  • Recording lessons and making interactive lessons for students
  • Make use of freely available music and media websites and tools to augment learning
Using immersive technology for effective assessment for learning
  • Using available online tools and application to monitor learning
  • Using Apple TV to share work, collaborate and peer assess
  • Allow students to demonstrate their learning using online sharing tools
Establishing an effective iPad program in the Music Department
  • Setting up the iPad classroom to be highly effective
  • Technical discussion and general problem solving to aid teaching & learning
  • Using Garage band, iTunes and iMovie to augment teaching and learning in music
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