Getting to know TPACK

Last night I promised @pam_thompson that I would send her some links about TPACK.  I’d just started compiling all of them into a word document when I realised I really ought to be doing that on here so everyone can benefit! Silly me! So, if you’re curious about TPACK, are looking for some resources to share […]

Putting TPACK into Practice @CEGSA2012

This afternoon I will be delivering the second of my sessions to the CEGSA State Conference.  Following on from yesterday’s discussion on what’s changed in the Aussie Classroom, we will be exploring how TPACK can help us plan lessons which enable us to:   and As Easiteach Next Generation’s licensing agreement allows me to use […]

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ICT in the new look Aussie Classroom – How it’s looking now…

I’m presenting at the CEGSA conference on both days.  Today (at 2:35pm) I’ll be exploring the recent developments in the Australian Curriculum and the National Professional Standards.  By the end of the presentation I hope that you will be well versed in the statutory requirements for teachers in Australia – when it comes to the […]

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iPad Apps – Making a List and Checking it Twice…

As part of my role as ICT Pedagogical Officer in Flinders School of Education I’ve been asked to come up with a list of iPad apps that should be available to our students on a ‘class -set’.  The interesting thing about embarking on a task like that is that I needed to pick a range […]

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 […]

The Four Part Lesson (TEEP) – What’s that then?

Yesterday I started writing a blog post in response to several thoughts/questions that I’ve heard mumbled around me.  I addressed the first of these ( see below) in some detail and would like to thank all of the practising teachers out there who supported me and our profession with their responses on Twitter, Facebook and the post itself. Teachers […]

Teachers don’t plan lessons so why should I?

I’m writing this blog post with a certain audience in mind.   Over the past few weeks I’ve heard several things that have caught my attention. Things that I think I can help with. They are: Teachers in the field don’t plan lessons so why am I doing a lesson plan I don’t really get […]

Teaching Teachers for the Future

A new role for me. Firstly, this post is an apology that the blog has been a little quiet over the last couple of weeks.  In truth, I’ve had lots of ideas about what to share with you but I have had little time to get them down here! I’ve been busy adding to the […]