At the end of last year I invited my students to complete a questionnaire on their time with me and their learning. The university has a questionnaire but the results of it don’t really give me anything I can use to develop my planning or teaching for the next year. This questionnaire I sent was […]Collegial Learning Through Social Media – Talk standards in Facebook Messenger
Before I post an evidence piece publicly, I love to lean upon my collaborator pals to read it and help me make sure I’ve picked the right standards. Even as someone as experienced as I am with working with them, sometimes i just can’t see the wood for the trees! For example, in the below […]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 […]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 […]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 […]Learning Architect – Learning Technologies.
At the annual EdtechSA AGM, Paul Clapton Caputo gave a talk on the subject of the Learning Architect – Learning Technologies. Throughout his talk his words seemed to focus on managing and influencing teachers to help them understand and progress with their use of technology in the classroom. He reminded us that we were the people, with […]