Parent Presentation: The Learning Gateway & iPads@Home- iPad Tricks and tips

On Monday, 18/4/2016, Dale Lopez (ICT in Learning Coordinator),  hosted a parent ICT in Learning presentation on the following two areas:

The Learning Gateway

The purpose of the presentation was to provide parents / carers with an overview of the Redlands College Learning Gateway -

The Learning Gateway is a convenient location to access information relating to class-based learning at the College. Parents will be able to access the following for each of their children’s classes (Years 1 to 12):
  • subject information
  • assessment calendars
  • assessment tasks, resources and activities.
The Learning Gateway also provides quick access to:
  • the Library portal
  • password change tools
  • Senior School exam timetables (when published)
  • College Email
  • other important websites and information.
Please find below four 'How to ... ' documents:
  1. 2_ the Learning Gateway Home Dashboard
  2. 3_ accessing subject information
  3. 4_ accessing assessment tasks, resources and activities
Four short YouTube videos covering the same information can also be accessed by clicking on the following links
  1. Video: The Learning Gateway Home Dashboard
  2. Video: accessing subject information
  3. Video: accessing assessment, task sheets, resources and activities

If you have forgotten your family username and/or password, please leave a message on the IT Support voicemail on (07) 3286 0502. IT support will endeavour to reply to your message by the next working day.

Alternatively, IT Support personnel are available between the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday during the school term. IT support is located at the back of K block.


iPads@Home- iPad Tricks and tips

The purpose of the presentation was to provide parents / carers with an overview of the following:

  1. iPads@home: Helpful hints, advice and suggestions for parents / carers
  2. Online Safety/eSafety: Getting the most out of your time online while staying safe.
  3. The Learning Gateway: Connecting teachers, students and parents of the College community together within a personalised learning environment.

The corresponding presentation (in PDF format), parent handout and corresponding documents are available by selecting the following links:

  1. ICT in Learning Parent Sessions Keynote 2016 
  2. ICT in Learning Parent Sessions handout 2016
  3. Parent iPad Guided Access
  4. Archiving iPad Documents