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Community Connect Thursday – 21 August – ICT Tools for Student Behaviour and Data Mangament

August 20, 2014

FREE ONLINE PD: Thursday 21st August ‘ICT tools for student behaviour and data management’
Join us in this week’s Community Connect Thursday as I invite Danielle Winnacott, an English teacher and Sarah Tonna, a science teacher from Taylors Lakes Secondary College as they share iDoceo and Class Dojo. They will be sharing how to set it up as well as how they use it in their classes. Whether these tools are familiar to you or not, log in to share how others are using in their classes.

Suitable for : kinder, primary, and secondary
Applicable AITSL standards: 6.2 6.3 7.4

WHAT: ‘ICT tools for Student Behaviour and Data Management’
WHERE: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=M.3DD99896D234646A3B71C131316FBF
WHEN: Thursday, 21 August, 8-9pm (Melbourne time)http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html

If you wish to log this for your PD record, log in using your full name and take a screenshot at the beginning

Please log in 5-10 mins before the session to ensure your audio is working. You can participate using your mobile devices (search for an app called ‘Blackboard Collaborate’)

Tech Talk Tuesday: Social Media Apps our Students are Using: 19th AUGUST

August 12, 2014

Due to technical issues, this webinar is again rescheduled and will take place as follows:-

What year 7 girls 'see' when they hear 'cybersafety'

What year 7 girls ‘see’ when they hear ‘cybersafety’

When: Tuesday, August 19th from 4-5pm Melbourne, Victoria time (gmt+10) See your timezone in

Where: Click on this link to listen to the recording of this session

About this session: What social media apps do you use? How secure are they? As the young, start to increasingly leave FaceBook, what social media apps are increasingly trending with our students? Why are many of these of high concern? What can be done to customize security and privacy settings to ensure that our students are kept as cybersafe as possible? What role should education take in all of this? Can we ever keep up? If not, what can be done? A recent talk by Greg Gebhart of Cybersmart has provided inspiration for this session.

This webinar will feature participant discussion, demonstrations and time to look at some of these apps and how to secure them. Please join us.

Tech Talk Tuesday: Social Media Apps Trending with our Students – Now Aug 12th

July 31, 2014

Please note that due to a bad bout of laryngitus, this webinar is postponed until Tuesday August 12th from 4-5pm

What year 7 girls 'see' when they hear 'cybersafety'

What year 7 girls ‘see’ when they hear ‘cybersafety’

 

When: There is now a new date for this session. Tuesday, August 12th from 4-5pm Melbourne, Victoria time (gmt+10)

Where: Click on this link to join the session. See your timezone in timeanddate

About this session: What social media apps do you use? How safe are they? As the young, start to increasingly leave FaceBook, what social media apps are increasingly trending with our students? Why are many of these of high concern? What can be done to customize security and privacy settings to ensure that our students are kept as cybersafe as possible? What role should education take in all of this? Can we ever keep up? If not, what can be done? Please not that a recent session by Cybersmart in our school has inspired the content of this session.

This webinar will feature participant discussion, demonstrations and time to look at some of these apps and how to secure them. Please join us.

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

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