Tag Archives: ICT

iPads In Action: Mathematics

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

A great number of mathematical apps have been created for Primary School students. The question is  how do you leverage the power of these apps to create clever and creative ways for iPads to be used for whole class lessons, group work or individual activities? Thankfully, Dr Nerida McCredie from Think3 will be conducting  iPads in Action: Mathematics… Continue Reading iPads In Action: Mathematics

Copyright in education

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin
Copyright-OK

SMARTCOPY Smartcopying – This is the Official Guide to Copyright Issues for Australian Schools and TAFE. This  website has practical information sheets and advice on hot topics like using YouTube, podcasts and format shifting, along with the National Copyright Guidelines. The site provides practical advice to all Australian schools and TAFE Institutes. Copyright friendly education resources for… Continue Reading Copyright in education

10 rules for an effective virtual workplace and remote collaboration

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

More and more modern classrooms are operating in  blended learning environments. In this blog post on Swiggle,  Sarah Gabot examines strategies  for effective teams  and remote collaboration. Effective teams and collaboration is needed for any and all teams. It’s just more challenging for ones that are distributed or remote. This is because ties are generally weaker… Continue Reading 10 rules for an effective virtual workplace and remote collaboration

TouchCast

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin
TouchCast screen showing recorded video feed and live feed of twitter, photos and web

TouchCast is a completely new and immersive tool for students and teachers alike. There is a dedicated eduaction channel called EduCasts. You can watch examples of EduCasts on the TouchCast Channel “EduCasts” Below is an example of TouchCast being used in junior secondary science class as well as the “TouchCast Teachers Training” PDF to introduce TouchCast and… Continue Reading TouchCast

State Music Camp student nominations closing soon!

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin
students dancing at School Spectacular

Nominations to attend this years’ State Music Camp close Friday 2 May 2014. The Junior Music Camp (open to students in Years 5-8) will be held from Sunday 13 July – Friday 18 July The Senior Music Camp (open to students in Years 8-12) will be held from Sunday 15 June – Friday 20 June The camps will be held at Sydney Academy of Sport,… Continue Reading State Music Camp student nominations closing soon!