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 […]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 […]Unpacking the Digi Tech Curriculum – Paula Christopherson
On June the 3rd I attended a Professional Development session hosted by EDTECHSA. Paula Christopherson flew into to Adelaide and shared her insights into the Digital Technologies curriculum with us. It was very interesting to hear how slightly differently the Victorian department for education have chosen to work with the Australian curriculum. It actually made my […]Jolly Phonics
What’s the fuss about Phonics? Phonics isn’t new it was taught for a long time The connection between reading and writing thought to be separate skills. There have been several different theories over the years about how best to learn to read / write. One is synthetic phonics, like Jolly Phonics, The other is the […]