I’ve finished marking the first summative assessment I am involved with in educ9404. Whilst still on my mission to be responsive to learner need, it’s important to be able to look at the data these assessments show me and consider whether my changes to the teaching program have had any effect. Usually, in the high […]Learning when you’re leading – sometimes it gets super uncomfortable
I’m writing this post to reflect on a workshop that I taught today. Having spent even more time with educators at a recent Microsoft Meetup I felt super inspired to push my OneNote learning a little further. I spent a good two hours prepping my two hour workshop today. I added in Microsoft forms where […]One Note Classroom and EDUC9404
Back in July I attended my first ever Microsoft 365 course. During that course I got excited about the possibilities of using OneNote Class Notebook to help me meet some of the teaching targets I’d set for myself earlier in the year. I’ve been using OneNote Class Notebook with my students (EDUC9404) for the last […]SACE – Digital Technologies- Co creating Exemplar Materials
I had the pleasure of spending the day working with Nick Jackson, Rob love, Nathan Cini and Brent Blothwich brainstorming and working on creating an exemplar unit and resources for the SACE Digital Technologies curriculum. This is a new course that will be replacing the Stage 1 Information Technology and Stage 2 Information Technology course […]PD DAy – Edtech SA Conference – July 20th
Overview: As someone who is very interested in how technology is being integrated across year levels and curricula, I usually attend EDTECHSA’s annual conference. This year I presented two workshops: One as an invited speaker the other as trade – talking about Edufolios. It’s always very interesting wearing all of my hats at once! I […]Discover 365 in the Classroom
Over the past two days I have had the pleasure of taking part in two separate Microsoft Education workshops. Having worked with Microsoft, as a result of my work on Edufolios, I approached them to see if they might be interested in running some PD here in Adelaide. I organised the venues, the teachers (and […]Navigating and Evidencing the APST for Pre-service Teachers and their Mentors
In the third session of the day we had the pleasure of hearing from highly engaging and passionate leader, Leila Kasprzak. Not only is Leila a deputy principal but she’s also the president of the Lead Teachers Association of South Australia and an assessor for those wishing to apply to be H.A or lead. Leila’s […]What is Effective Mentoring? – Bev Collins – Seaview High School
Beverly Collins (Bev) is a highly skilled and experienced teacher who has mentored students from the university on many occasions. She is also a trained AITSL assessor and co-ordinator at Seaview High School. In this session she shared with us her experiences as a mentor and asked us to reflect on some key ideas surrounding […]Flinders University Mentoring Pre-service and ECTs. – What’s Changing in ITE?
This was the first session of four in this day long conference in which we strove to learn more about how to mentor and support the students who visit schools whilst they are on practicum. In this session the aim was to explore some of the recent changes that are impacting on the ways in […]Bron Stucky – Got Game on!
I only managed attend one of the two fabulous days of this year’s Edtech SA conference but it was a great day. There was a real buzz to the whole event and the two key notes were really engaging. Bron Stucky got the balling rolling as she talked to us about Games in education. Her main […]