Tech Talk Tuesdays & eT@lking Webinars this week


Tech Talk Tuesdays: Using technology to engage students in mathematics

When: Tuesday, August 9th 4 to 5pm Melbourne Australia time (gmt+10)

About the session: Learn how edmodo, wikis and web tools are used to engage students from years 5 to 9. Meet Penny Bentley, our presenter, who has been experimenting with the use of web 2.0 tools in maths and numeracy to engage students and improve learning outcomes. Penny will explain how she uses games for skills practice, audioboo and an ipad app ShowMe for kids to talk about/reflect on what they are doing. Penny has created a wiki for each of her private tutorial students where they embed their work. Her use of Edmodo will also be shared.

Please join us, bring along your favourite tools/resources to share  and join in the conversations.

Here is the link to listen to the recording

eT@lking: Scoop- it!

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

About this session:- allows users to create attractively laid out online magazines. In this session, Nellie Deutsch will discuss the use  and potential  of in education.

Learn how to create a scoopit and why it is an increasingly popular topic centred media.

About our presenter: Nellie is a Canadian educator who specializes in leadership, curriculum, and instruction, social networking, and blended learning.


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