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eT@lking: Connecting Teachers and Classrooms

August 18, 2012

Continuing on with the theme of Connected Educator Month for the month of August we have a great presentation from a teacher in Indonesia who is blazing the trail!

When: Wednesday, August 22nd, 8-9pm, Melbourne, Australia time (gmt+10, utc+10)

About this session: Ben Sheridan will share strategies and techniques for connecting teachers and classrooms as well as give examples of collaborative classroom projects. He will talk about  how to use these connections allow children to work collaboratively on various projects. The tools  discussed will include : Twitter, Blogs, Skype, Google  Documents, Wikis, iPads and more!

About our Presenter:  Ben Sheridan is currently a kindergarten teacher and technology coach at Pasir Ridge International School  in Balikpapan, Borneo Indonesia.  He has also taught 4th and 5th grades as well as Pk through high school technology. Over the course of his teaching career he has had the opportunity to teach in Cambodia, Korea and the United States. This past year he has presented at 21st Century Learning Hong Kong as well EARCOS in Bangkok on how to connect teachers and classrooms.

Come along, learn some amazing ways of using technology to connect and share in the conversations. Here is the link to the recording.  Have you used these tools to connect teachers and classrooms? If so, which are your favourite and how have you used them?

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