Tuesday Training

This lesson I had six teachers join me to learn how to change the settings in a Programme, add resources and make parts of the Programme visible to students in coneqt.

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Tuesday training

Met with 6 teachers who were interested in learning about forums and managing them. The session ran for 40 minutes and all teachers received a certificate to go towards their professional development.

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WISP training in SEQTA

Had several staff turn up to the first Tuesday training session for Laptops in the classroom. Have created a certificate for staff to use as part of their professional development. This class explained the use of the WISP feature in SEQTA which allows multiple media to be attached for students to view. The session ran for 45 minutes.

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Training for staff on “Laptops in the Classroom”

Spent three hours going through the management strategies that teachers will need to employ to use laptops in the classroom. Teachers included all year 11 teachers and any other teachers who were interested. Nineteen teachers attended the session and went away with a booklet with all the associated notes and some handouts from Department of Education in Queensland.

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ELH Conference 2013

I attended the ELH & SchoolTech Conference in Lorne Victoria. This was called Roadmaps for Innovation.

Description from ELH website:

This three-day event is recognised as the definitive event in the local educational calendar and a unique opportunity for schools to share experiences and benchmark their performance against others.

Now in its 20th year, ELH SchoolTech has featured international and local presenters who push the frontiers of excellence – giving attendees rare access to the best ideas in education today. Explore new ideas across a diverse range of Keynote addresses, Critical Conversations, Institutes, Discovery Sessions and TIM talks (The Ideas Matter!).

ELH SchoolTech is created to meet the needs of a diverse audience, from schools embarking on technology programs to the most technologically advanced schools in Australia and New Zealand.

For the first time, this year’s conference will bring together the ELH and SchoolTech streams, helping drive deeper collaboration between educators and their IT colleagues to fuel greater innovation in Australian education.

We look forward to having you on board to share ideas and make this year’s event and enriching experience for all involved.

 

A very good experience, days started at 11.00 am and finished 5.00pm each day.

http://www2.computelec.com.au/ELHSchoolTech2013/program/default.aspx

(18.5 hrs of contact time in sessions not including lunch, or drinks)

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IT meeting

Attended our once a term IT meeting to discuss directions for IT within the school.

These occur 4 times a year, one each term and run for an hour and a half.

(6 hours over the year)

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Woodcarving

March 4-25 on consecutive Tuesday nights completed a basic wood carving course which allowed me to improve my wood working skills as a Design and Technology teacher. (12hrs)

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