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Unpacking the Digi Tech Curriculum – Paula Christopherson

On June the 3rd I attended a Professional Development session hosted by EDTECHSA.  Paula Christopherson flew into to Adelaide and shared her insights into the Digital Technologies curriculum with us.  It was very interesting to hear how slightly differently the Victorian department for education have chosen to work with the Australian curriculum.  It actually made my […]

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Calling all Educators – Come join us in a Tweet Up!

I’ve been asked to deliver a lecture on Monday. I’ve been asked to talk about how we can help parents to help us (and our students) to meet the four requirements found in the Organising Element of Applying social and ethical protocols and practices (ASEPP) when using ICT in the ICT General Capabilityy. (still with […]

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The importance of pedagogy in learning design.

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of working with the CESA Languages team again. We wanted to evaluate what we’d been doing in our classroom as part of the “Innovation in Learning and Teaching Languages and Cultures Project” lead by @lregolanguages, Anne Spencer and Edgar Bliss.  Here’s how our day went: [View the story “#CESALearn – […]

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SAETA 2014

Yesterday I presented a couple of workshops at SAETA’s 2014 State Conference. I promised the participants that I would write a post here with links to resources and answers to questions.  Here goes! Glogster as a Multimodal Tool We experienced a fair few technical difficulties in this session 🙁  So, hopefully you’ve managed to get […]

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The Lesson Planner App – My first iPhone/Android App

The “Lesson Planner” app has been available in the Apple App store for a week or so now and it seems to be getting a good response (phew).  This is my first app and it wasn’t easy! I am very lucky to be married to a very experienced, patient and talented programmer! I’ve had the […]

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What the New Tweachers Think…

  First of all, thank you to all of you who popped in over the course of last Thursday and Friday.  The students learnt so much from having an authentic audience to answer their questions and support them as they started on their journey towards being a connected educator.  I am so grateful to my […]

Languages Teachers Unite! Teaching Languages in a Global Context.

This post is an experiment. I hope, as a result of this experiment, that two things will happen. A bunch of wonderful Languages teachers from all over the world will connect and swap ideas. We can experiment with the use of Voice thread and Audio Boo to defy Time differences On Friday, I will be […]