Tech Talk Tuesdays/eT@Lking – This week’s sessions

Tech Talk Tuesdays:- Within, across, beyond : using technology to connect kids and realise a vision

Tuesday, May 17th, 4 to 5pm, Melbourne, Australia time (gmt+10)

Topic: Within, across, beyond : using technology to connect kids and realise a vision!

About the session:This session will focus on the following:-

  • Connecting the kids within the school using  a wordpress multi blog  site and buddypress,
  • Connecting kids across schools through inter-school discussions
  • Using videoconferencing
  • Connecting kids beyond schools to our virtual experts, a team of online historians, scientists, graphic designers and engineers who help our students in their learning.

Dr Rob Sbaglia and  Simone Uren will share their exciting connections within and beyond the classroom walls.
About the  presenters:-
Dr Rob Sbaglia is the ICT co-ordinator at Castlemaine Nth Primary School, in Australia, and team teaches grades 5 and 6. Prior to this, Rob has been an ultranet coach, a research  scientist and a secondary teacher. He has a particular interest in connecting students beyond the classroom.
Simone is the literacy co-ordinator at the same school and holds a leadership position within the school, where she team teaches grades 5 and 6.  Mrs Uren has a particular interest in the application of ICT in literacy.

Here is thelink to the recording of this sesson.

eT@lking: The Google Teacher Academy in Sydney

When: Wednesday 18th May 8-9pm, Melbourne Australia time (gmt+10)

About the session: Listen to Tony Richards, Roland Gesthuizen, Chris Betcher, Andrew Williamson and others as they share their experiences at the recent Google Academy in Sydney. Come and join in the conversations and consider  how google and its apps can be used in education.

Here is the link to the recording

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