Training - Queensland

 

Professional Development is the Key

The success of interactive whiteboards fundamentally hinges on how well they are used. As the largest Promethean training provider, Empowered Learning offers the most qualified trainers, who use practical examples and proven methods to ensure your school/business makes the most if its investment.

Our Professional Development is hands-on allowing participants to develop their skills and learn how to create pedagogically sound, interactive and engaging flipcharts.

By learning the basic skills and building on those skills with further Professional Development, teachers are empowered to use the tools of the ActivClassroom in every lesson. Empowered Learning follow the Promethean training scale which allows for a quantifiable training solution. This allows both principals and teachers to determine where they are on the Professional Development scale and where to progress next.

Training Flowchart

We also provide training in all ActivClassroom accessories including ActivExpressions, ActiVotes, ActivEngage and the ActiView. Empowered Learning are able to cater to the needs of any school and provide a customised Professional Development solution that caters to needs of each individual school or business site.

Our trainers are:

  • Qualified teachers with real classroom experience using Promethean
  • Accredited to ActivInspire Level 3 (the highest training qualification internationally)
  • Extremely passionate about Promethean
  • Able to make a difference within your school or business

Training Available: 

  • Basic Operational Training and Basic Professional Development
  • Core Skills Part A
  • Core Skills Part B
  • Ignite Numercy
  • Ignite Literacy
  • Ignite Data and Assessment
  • Level 2 Curriculum Developer
  • ActivUser Groups
  • Holiday Workshops
  • Tailored Session

 

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Basic Operational Training and Basic Professional Development

This face-to-face two hour workshop is delivered by a qualified teacher who is an accredited Level 3 Promethean trainer. It is designed for new users of the Promethean ActivBoard and the ActivInspire software.

Topics covered in Basic Operational Training include:

  • Installation of ActivInspire
  • Installation of Resources
  • Power and Connections
  • Calibration
  • Care and Maintenance
  • Health and Safety Matters

Topics covered in Basic Professional Development include:

  • ActivInspire Orientation
  • Getting Started with ActivInspire
  • Examples of Teaching and Learning
  • Using Existing Resources
  • Utilising Web Resources
  • Sharing Resources

The training offers:

  • Proficiency in connections, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • An overview of the basic tools of the ActivInspire software
  • An understanding of teaching and learning with an ActivBoard
  • Staff to seamlessly incorporate the ActivBoard into their classroom
  • PD attendance certificate post session and ‘moving on’ guidance

Duration

  • The course is a two hour session.

 

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Promethean Core Skills (Part A)

This face-to-face workshop is delivered by an accredited Level 3 Promethean trainer with teaching experience. Certification is available through successful completion of the core skills assessment.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Getting started
  • Using resources
  • Working with text
  • Working with pages
  • Presentation tools
  • The Internet

The training offers:

  • An understanding of the basic tools and applications of the ActivInspire software allowing the creation of basic flipcharts
  • Inspiration in the classroom looking at a variety of practical applications as you develop your navigation and tool use skills
  • PD attendance and Core Skills Certification post session and ‘moving on’ guidance

Duration

The course is best suited to a full day session which provides opportunities to master the range of core skill functions offered by the ActivInspire Promethean software and allows time for hands-on practice and staff discussion. Half-day sessions will focus on the effective use of Promethean software tools and application of these to curriculum subjects with limited hands on practice.

 

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Promethean Core Skills (Part B)

Delivered by accredited Promethean trainers, the interactive workshop explores ways to develop customised lessons and resources using the more advanced features of ActivInspire.  Key benefits include practical hands-on experience of using your software with the ActivBoard and guidance in using the software to deliver dynamic interactive lessons embedded within the existing curriculum.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Settings and customisation
  • Desktop tools and annotation & use with other applications
  • Using properties
  • Using containers
  • Using restrictors
  • Using actions
  • Multimedia (including sound and screen recorder)

The training offers:

  • An understanding of practical applications of the software;
  • Inspiration in the classroom looking at use of resources for curriculum subjects;
  • Encourages interactivity between staff and learners;
  • PD attendance and Certification post session and ‘next step’ guidance.

Duration

The course is available as a full-day session which provides opportunities to master the range of skills and allow time for hands-on practice and staff discussion. Half-day sessions will focus on the effective use of Promethean software tools.

 

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Ignite IWB Skills

Each of these sessions is designed with a specific purpose in mind: to improve your interactive whiteboard skills easily and immediately. Suitable for all ability levels, these short sessions are practical and meaningful. They can run for either a one or two hour session. Choose one or all!

Option 1 – Ignite: Literacy

  • Explore interactive methods of improving student literacy
  • Learn to easily manipulate text and video to incorporate it into every lesson
  • Collect ready to use resource and lesson ideas

Option 2 – Ignite: Numeracy

  • Learn how interactive technologies can provide hands-on, real world experiences of numeracy
  • Develop engaging resources on topics such as  mapping, graphing and sequencing

Option 3 – Ignite: Data and Assessment

  • Experience both summative and formative assessment using our Learner Response Systems
  • Examine long term data-tracking options
  • Improve student results with targeted, informed lessons

 

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Promethean Level 2 Curriculum Developer

Delivered by accredited Promethean trainers, this course explores ways to develop skills from a pedagogical and practical perspective. This course uses quality resources, activities and best practice discussions to enable educators to take using the ActivClassroom one stage further from simply learning the software skills to embedding it into the curriculum and planning documents.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Use presentation tools and advanced features of the software
  • Understand a range of ways in which the ActivClassroom can enhance teaching and learning
  • Recognize good practice and how it can improve the quality of learning
  • Produce well-designed and pedagogically sound flipcharts and assess the quality of other flipcharts
  • Plan, teach and evaluate a lesson using a flipchart and any other features of the ActivClassroom available to you
  • Reflect on your own use of the ActivClassroom

The training offers:

  • Staff will be able to incorporate the ActivBoard and ActivClassroom accessories into the curriculum

Duration

  • The course is available as two full day sessions which provides opportunities to master the range of skills and allow time for hands-on practice and staff discussion. Delegates will be expected to have already completed Core Skills Part A and B prior to enrollment.

 

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Empowered Learning is Australia's Largest Supplier of the Promethean ActivClassroom