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Community Connect 17th July – Formative Assessment

July 17, 2014

FREE ONLINE PD: JOIN US this Thursday night at 8pm (Sydney time) as I take you through a pedagogical theory and practical methods of “Formative assessment”. We will be discussing:

1. What is formative assessment

2. Different tools to implement formative assessment with your class.

 

WHAT: Formative assessment, Tools you can use for to implement formative assessment with your class

WHERE: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=M.3DD99896D234646A3B71C131316FBF

WHEN: Thursday, 17th July, 8pm (Sydney time)

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#Community Connect: Creating a flipped classroom and providing digital feeback

June 18, 2014

FREE ONLINE PD: 19th June 8pm (Sydney time) – “Creating a flipped classroom and providing digital feedback through screen recording tools”
Please join us on Community Connect Thursday as I, Shingo Gibson-Suzuki will share his classroom experience on Flipped Classroom and Providing digital feedback to students through Screen recording tools. In this session, I will be discussing what flipped classroom is, how to implement in your class, benefits as well as providing feedback to your students.

I am a Japanese teacher and an eLearning coach at Taylors Lakes Secondary College, Melbourne with 11years of teaching experience. I was a finalist in the Innovative educator’s awards in 2012 and 2013 as well as a finalist in Victorian Education Excellence, Secondary Teacher of the year , 2014.

WHAT: Creating a Flipped Classroom and Providing digital Feedback through Screen recording tools
WHERE: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=M.3DD99896D234646A3B71C131316FBF
WHEN: 19th June, Thursday 8pm (GMT+10) Melbourne time
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Tech Talk Tuesday: Mythbusting Gifted Students – part 2

June 5, 2014
Image created by Jo Freitag

Image created by Jo Freitag

When: Tuesday June 10th from 4-5pm, Melbourne, Australia time (gmt+10) See timeanddate
Where Blackboard Collaborate Link to the recording

About this session: In the first of a two part series, this webinar will concentrate on “busting the myths” that surround gifted students.

What is a gifted student? Jo Freitag, @jofrei, will share her extensive knowledge of some of the myths surrounding giftedness.

Some of the topics to be discussed in this session include:-

  • acceleration
  • hothousing
  • 2E students
  • elitism
  • ‘pushy’ parents

Jo has recently posted a series about busting the myths on “Sprites Site”.

About our presenter: Jo Freitag is the administrator of Gifted Resources and is an Australian thought leader concerning Gifted Students.

This session promises to be an interactive one, so please join us and share in the conversations.

#Community Connect: Audio and Visual tools to enhance students’ learning outcomes

June 3, 2014

Please join us this Thursday (5th June) as Shingo Gibson-Suzuki will share some teaching practice ideas using “Audio and Visual to enhance students’ learning outcomes”. In this session, I will be discussing and sharing various ways to incorporate audio and visual elements in your class (Whether students presenting through Audio visual or you as a teacher using to enhance students’ learning outcomes).

Shingo is a secondary school Japanese teacher who is also an eLearning coach at Taylors Lakes Secondary College, Melbourne. He was a finalist in 2012 and 2013 Innovative teacher of the year as well as a finalist in the Victorian Secondary Teacher of the year 2014.

WHAT: “Using Audio and Visual to enhance (and engage) your students”
WHERE: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=M.3DD99896D234646A3B71C131316FBF
WHEN: 5th June, Thursday 8pm (GMT+10) Melbourne time

#Community Connect: Creating your own blended learning space… the nitty gritty

May 29, 2014

Continuing on from last week’s successful session on “Creating a blended learning environment through Google apps”, Vanessa Crouch will be taking us through “How to set up your Google blended learning environment”. In this session, Vanessa will be taking you through how to set up your blended learning environment from the beginning through a hands on session.

If you missed last week’s session, you can view the recording below.
https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2014-05-22.0110.M.E58F6EDFFA5FA3EDE727DCFB80FBD8.vcr&sid=2008350

WHAT: “Creating the blended learning environment through Google Apps – Hands on session”
WHERE: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=M.3DD99896D234646A3B71C131316FBF
WHEN: 29th May 8pm (Melbourne time GMT+10)
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Tech Talk Tuesday: Mythbusting Gifted Students

May 28, 2014
Image created by Jo Freitag

Image created by Jo Freitag

When: Tuesday June 3rd
Where Blackboard Collaborate Link to recording 

About this session: In the first of a two part series, this webinar will concentrate on “busting the myths” that surround gifted students. What is a gifted student?  Jo Freitag,  @jofrei, will share her extensive knowledge of some of the myths surrounding giftedness. Jo has recently posted a series about busting the myths on “Sprites Site”.

About our presenter: Jo Freitag is the administrator of Gifted Resources and is an Australian thought leader concerning Gifted Students.

This session promises to be an interactive one, so please join us and share in the conversations.

Tech Talk Tuesday: Programming for All – Code Crunch, Scratch, Kodu, Touch Develop

May 22, 2014

When: Tuesday 27th May, 4-5pm Melbourne Australia time gmt+10 See timeanddate for your day and timezone.

Where: Blackboard Collaborate.  Link to the recording

About this session: Marc Grossman, from London UK,  will virtually  present on one of his passions “Programming for everyone: CodeCrunch, Scratch, Kodu and TouchDevelop.” He will  demonstrate the following coding tools:-

  • Code Crunch from EducationCity is aimed at young childeren 6+
  • Scratch from MIT is aimed at children 8+
  • Kodu from Microsoft Research is used to design games in a 3D world.
  • TouchDevelop also from Microsoft Research is used to write programs that work on tablets, smart phones and web browsers.
  • Code Club World/Australia!

marc grossman

About our presenter: Marc is a primary literacy, numeracy and ICT teaching assistant: Scratch and Kodu dabbler, Microsoft Windows and office hack, Programmer(33+ years). His previous presentations have been energetic and had high impact, so with current conversations and push for students to do coding, this session is a must! Please join us!

Find Marc on twitter.

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