eT@lking: Tweets and Skypes
When: Wednesday 29th October, 7:30-8:30pm, Melbourne Australia time
Where: Blackboard Collaborate Please click on this link to join or copy and paste the following link into your browser https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/launch/meeting.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=M.3DD99896D234646A3B71C131316FBF
About this session:
Two of the most of influential tools for connecting educators and opening up both class and staffrooms, are twitter and skype. Britt Gow, an award winning educator, has used twitter to build a personal learning network, connect with educators across the world and invite experts into her classroom. Skype connections allow peer to peer connections and have brought in both local, national and global experts into her science classrooms. Please join us and learn more about these great, user friendly tools, how to use them effectively, benefits for learning and where to find connections.
About our presenter: Britt Gow received the “Secondary Teacher of the Year” award in the Victorian Education Excellence Awards in 2013 and the prestigious “Lindsay Thompson Fellowship” award in 2014. Britt, a science teacher, has taught at a small, rural school in SW Victoria for the past twelve years, but has shared her work globally using blogs, wikis and other social media.