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
Since the beginning of this year, the Sydney Region School ICT team has produced a weekly ICT newsletter that is published every Wednesday. This great resource is now up to Issue 24! Stu Hasic has kindly shared the link to their website. I am sure many DEC schools in rural and remote areas will find this… Continue Reading News for school ICT coordinators
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
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 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
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!