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Professional Development Term 1 – 2016

Hi all, In Term 1 I’ve organised a few professional development opportunities that you are more than welcome to tap into.  Instead of running them at the EDC, I have decided to support my local church by using the excellent facilities found at the Performing Arts Academy (Part of the Christian Family Centre, Frederick Road, Seaton.  They […]

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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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Co-Creating for the win

I’ve taken the next step with ReflectGrowth.com.  Having sent out questionnaires to all of our co-create members we realised that what people wanted was a place to share stories, to learn from each other and accelerate their growth as they went.  We also needed a space to share the work that I’ve been doing on […]

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A Tablet, Paper and Pen All Working Together – Happy Bird

As an English teacher I have spent many years considering how we manage to create a paperless classroom in a subject that still needs us to use pens.  No matter what our opinions on the need for handwriting skills, it’s there in our global curriculum and it is still a skill that is required.  For […]

Pedagogically Speaking... Tips and Tricks for SMART Notebook™

SMART™ Notebook – Pedagogically Speaking

Some of you know that I have had at least one book out on the shelves for a little while. That book focused on TPACK and Activ Inspire (with a Promethean Activ Board).  I’ve often been asked when I’m going to write a book along the same lines for SMART™ Notebook.  Well.. it’s done, it’s out there […]

Got TPACK? – Meeting the TPACK Kings

As part of my role as ICT Pedagogical Officer I was invited to a two day conference in Sydney so that all the institutions involved across Australia (and that’s about 40) could share what they’d been learning, discovering and doing, to help pre-service teachers and those who work with them gain a better understanding of […]