Monday, 24 April 2017
8.00 pm to 9.00 pm, AEST, Melbourne, VIC. Non-member registration $40.00 for this webinar replay. Register here. Become a member today

Getting Started with Global Projects Replay
with live interactive chat with your host, Karen Bonanno
Content presented by Anne Mirtschin, ICT Teacher

 

 

Technology enables networking on a global scale. Our world is becoming increasingly global and our students need to be equipped to be part of this. The new ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) draft student learning standards, include the following strands:

  1. The Global Collaborator
  2. Creative Communicator/Creative Learner/Creator and communicator
  3. Digital Citizen

 

This session will discuss some of the following:-

  • Why global collaborative skills are important.
  • A variety of global projects to be part of from simple to complex for a range of age groups from the youngest to the oldest!
  • Celebrating special global days
  • Sites to find others to connect with
  • Tips for success
  • A discussion of some of the challenges and how to overcome them.
  • Useful online resources

Following this webinar you will:

  • feel empowered to commence global projects (or look for some more complex projects;
  • appreciate the necessary elements for successfully participating in global projects;
  • learn where to find a range of global projects;
  • have access a list of useful online resources for ongoing reference.

Anne Mirtschin is an award winning teacher who uses online tools to create powerful learning opportunities for students. Her journey into the amazing world of technology started with blogging 9 years ago. She teaches Information and Communications Technology(ICT), Business Management and at Hawkesdale P12 College. Anne is passionate about rural and global education, immersing technology into the classroom, eLearning and loves collaborating and learning online. Blog: http://www.murcha.wordpress.com

 

For all States and Territories:
This webinar addresses the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
3.3.2 – Using teaching strategies
3.4.2 – Select and use resources.

 

In addition:

 

Completing Where to Get Started with Global Projects will contribute 1 hour of NSEA Registered PD addressing 3.3.2 and 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

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Wednesday, 26 April 2017
8.00 pm to 9.00 pm, AEST, Sydney NSW Non-member registration $50.00 for this live webinar. Register here. Become a member today

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STEM or STEAM – Setting the Scene for Learning
with June Wall, Educational Consultant

 

This session uses current research on STEM and its implementation in schools in various modes to then offer practical suggestions for how you incorporate STEM or STEAM into a primary unit and/or a stage 4 History unit.

 

After this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the research base for STEM or STEAM
  • Consider teaching strategies that integrate STEAM outcomes for problem solving
  • Identify resources that support STEM or STEAM outcomes.

June Wall is an independent Consultant, eLearning and Libraries and an Adjunct Lecturer, School of Information Studies, Charles Sturt University. She was previously a Teacher Quality Consultant for the Association of Independent Schools, NSW. She has been a teacher at primary and secondary levels, a lecturer, a professional development and education consultant, Head of Department, special librarian, teacher librarian and computer coordinator in the government and non-government sectors for over 35 years. June has held a range of positions in professional associations at regional, state, national and international levels, including President of both the state and national teacher librarian associations. June is also an accredited Flow and Performance Consultant in Talent Dynamics for Young People.

 

For all States and Territories:
This webinar addresses the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
3.3.2 – Using teaching strategies
3.4.2 – Select and use resources.

 

In addition:

 

Completing STEM or STEAM: Setting the Scene for Learning will contribute 1 hour of NESA Registered PD addressing 3.3.2 and 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

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Wednesday, 17 May 2017
8.00 pm to 9.00 pm, AEST, Melbourne, VIC Non-member registration $50.00 for this live webinar. Register here. Become a member today

Digital Literacy, Skills Development and Curriculum Connections
with Anne Mirtschin, ICT Teacher

 

This session will discuss what digital literacy actually is, why it is an essential skill in the age we live in. We will also look at skills required for digital literacy and the connections that Digital Literacy has to the AusVels curriculum and ISTE learning standards.

 

Outcomes for attendee:

  • Understand what digital literacy involves
  • Become aware of some of the skills involved in building digital literacy
  • Be able to map it to the Australian curriculum
  • Access to online resources

Anne Mirtschin is an award winning teacher who uses online tools to create powerful learning opportunities for students. Her journey into the amazing world of technology started with blogging 9 years ago. She teaches Information and Communications Technology(ICT), Business Management and at Hawkesdale P12 College. Anne is passionate about rural and global education, immersing technology into the classroom, eLearning and loves collaborating and learning online.

 

For all States and Territories:
This webinar may address the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
3.3.2 – Using teaching strategies
3.4.2 – Select and use resources.

 

This is a Teacher Identified Professional Learning Course

 

Please check the time of this event in your time zone at Event Time Announcer

 

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Monday, 22 May 2017
8.00 pm to 9.00 pm, AEST, Sydney NSW Non-member registration $40.00 for this webinar replay. Register here. Become a member today

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3D Printing – Not Just Making Models Replay
Content presented by Leonie McIllvenny, Head of iCentre

 

3D printing is becoming a popular addition to many classrooms with some schools now replacing their computer lab with a suite of 3D printers. While the 2015 Horizon Report stated that their adoption in schools would take 3-5 years it appears their infiltration into the ‘schoolscape’ is happening much faster than anticipated. After the initial excitement of “bringing the baby home” however, many 3D printers are finding themselves abandoned at the back of a room because no-one knows how to use, maintain or manage their effective integration into the curriculum.

 

This webinar will explore a range of issues around the effective use of 3D printers in the classroom and offer some practical advice and tips on how to maximise their potential.

 

A wide range of resources will be provided including links to the Australian Curriculum (specifically the Technologies curriculum), lessons plans, CAD programs to use for 3D design, 3D object repositories, videos that can be used for ‘unplugged’ lessons and much more.

By the end of this webinar you will be able to:

  • Identify where in the Australian Curriculum 3D printing is addressed
  • Identify and source appropriate CAD programs for students to use in their 3D designs
  • List the considerations that need to be made when deciding to buy a 3D printer
  • List the affordances of 3D printing within the curriculum and beyond

Leonie has been an educator for over 30 years. During her career she has been a curriculum consultant, online course developer, library consultant, University lecturer, and ICT Project Manager for the Western Australian Education Department.
Developing digital resources to support teachers and students has been a key focus of her work for the past 7 years.  These include The Research Safari, Studyvibe, My Digital Passport and the Knowledge Compass. Leonie is an active member of her library professional associations and presents regularly at state, national and international conferences.

 

For all States and Territories:
This webinar addresses the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
3.3.2 – Using teaching strategies
3.4.2 – Select and use resources.

 

In addition:

 

Completing 3D printing – not just making models will contribute 1 hour of NESA Registered PD addressing 3.3.2 and 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017
8.00 pm to 9.00 pm, AEST, Sydney NSW Non-member registration $50.00 for this live webinar. Register here. Become a member today

Digital Resources and Apps for English K-6
with June Wall, Educational Consultant

 

This session will explore some apps and tools for use within the English K-6 curriculum.

 

It will include ideas and strategies about how to use them for learning in an English primary classroom.

 

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify resources and tools for learning in a primary English classroom
  • Explore some teaching strategies to use with the digital resources

June Wall is an independent Consultant, eLearning and Libraries and an Adjunct Lecturer, School of Information Studies, Charles Sturt University. She was previously a Teacher Quality Consultant for the Association of Independent Schools, NSW. She has been a teacher at primary and secondary levels, a lecturer, a professional development and education consultant, Head of Department, special librarian, teacher librarian and computer coordinator in the government and non-government sectors for over 35 years. June has held a range of positions in professional associations at regional, state, national and international levels, including President of both the state and national teacher librarian associations. June is also an accredited Flow and Performance Consultant in Talent Dynamics for Young People.

 

For all States and Territories:
This webinar addresses the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
3.3.2 – Using teaching strategies
3.4.2 – Select and use resources.

 

In addition:

 

Completing Digital Resources and Apps for English K-6 will contribute 1 hour of NESA Registered PD addressing 3.3.2 and 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Please check the time of this event in your time zone at Event Time Announcer

 

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Monday, 5 June 2017
8.00 pm to 9.00 pm, AEST, Sydney NSW Non-member registration $40.00 for this webinar replay. Register here. Become a member today

Planning your Coding Implementation Replay
with Lisa Nash, Librarian, CEO Parramatta

 

This webinar will share practical ideas to getting started with coding in your school. A primary and secondary focus will be explored during this webinar.

 

The National STEM Agenda, the Australian Digital Technologies Curriculum and the NSW Curriculum all emphasise the importance of coding across the curriculum for our students’ future career success.

 

We will explore the components of planning a successful coding implementation in your school. You will identify a continuum of useful control technologies and digital resources to support computational thinking activities as well as resources to support teacher learning in this area.

 

Outcomes for attendee:

  • Identify the curriculum connections with Coding, Computational thinking and STEM
  • Ability to develop a plan to implement coding in your school
  • Explore a continuum of activities and resources to support coding

Lisa Nash is Digital Learning & Library Services Officer for Learning Exchange, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta. Lisa enjoys exploring emerging technologies to discover how they can be used to make libraries and learning more accessible and relevant. She collaborates with and supports teachers and teacher librarians with professional learning, resources and workshops for effective integration of ICT in learning. Lisa shares her research and knowledge via the LEX website, and a number of Blogs and Google sites. Her most current work has been with integrating iPads in learning, STEM agendas and ICT tools for Geography.

 

For all States and Territories:
This webinar addresses the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
3.3.2 – Using teaching strategies
3.4.2 – Select and use resources.

 

Please check the time of this event in your time zone at Event Time Announcer

 

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Monday, 12 June 2017
8.00 pm to 9.00 pm, AEST, Sydney NSW Non-member registration $40.00 for this webinar replay. Register here. Become a member today

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Future Focused School Library Replay
Content presented by Leonie McIlvenny, Head of iCentre

 

In a climate where school libraries and professional library staff are being threatened as schools rationalise resources and programs, there is an urgency to review current library programmes and practices to ensure that the school library is ‘future ready’. There are a number of international initiatives, such as Future Ready Librarians from the US and Leading Learning from Canada that provide some key standards of practice that reflect the current climate and move beyond those described in Australian legacy standards framework Learning for the Future.

 

This webinar will explore these initiatives and frameworks, make links with Learning for the Future and provide suggestions on ways that schools can use these documents to support them to become ‘future-focused’.

 

By the end of this webinar attendees will be able to:

  • Identify and access current initiatives and frameworks that describe future focused libraries (national and international)
  • Make links between Learning for the Future and other international frameworks
  • Identify key standards by which their school library can be reviewed for strategic planning purposes

Leonie has been an educator for over 30 years. During her career she has been a curriculum consultant, online course developer, library consultant, University lecturer, and ICT Project Manager for the Western Australian Education Department. Developing digital resources to support teachers and students has been a key focus of her work for the past 7 years.  These include The Research Safari, Studyvibe, My Digital Passport and the Knowledge Compass. Leonie is an active member of her library professional associations and presents regularly at state, national and international conferences.

 

For all States and Territories:
This webinar may address the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:
6.2.2 – Engage in professional learning and improve practice
7.4.2 – Engage with professional teaching networks and broader communities

 

This is a Teacher Identified Professional Learning Course

 

Please check the time of this event in your time zone at Event Time Announcer

 

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Wednesday, 14 June 2017
8.00 pm to 9.00 pm, AEST, Melbourne, VIC Non-member registration $50.00 for this live webinar. Register here. Become a member today

Apps, Tools and Digital Resources that Support the Curriculum
with Anne Mirtschin, ICT Co-ordinator

 

This session will share, outline and briefly demonstrate some of the apps, tools and digital resources that support the curriculum. Most of these apps, tools and resources will be free and cross platform. Some classroom stories will be related in their use.

 

Outcomes for attendee:

  • Become aware of a range of tools, apps and resources that are free, cross platform that can support the classroom curriculum.
  • See ‘walk throughs’ on how to use some of the apps and tools and visualize their application to the classroom.
  • Access to online resources which will list the tools, apps and resources referred to with appropriate urls for future reference.

Anne Mirtschin is an award winning teacher who uses online tools to create powerful learning opportunities for students. Her journey into the amazing world of technology started with blogging 9 years ago. She teaches Information and Communications Technology(ICT), Business Management and at Hawkesdale P12 College. Anne is passionate about rural and global education, immersing technology into the classroom, eLearning and loves collaborating and learning online.

 

For all States and Territories:
This webinar addresses the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
3.3.2 – Using teaching strategies
3.4.2 – Select and use resources.

 

In addition:

 

Completing Apps, tools and digital resources that support the curriculum will contribute 1 hour of NESA Registered PD addressing 3.3.2 and 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Please check the time of this event in your time zone at Event Time Announcer

 

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Wednesday, 21 June 2017
8.00 pm to 9.00 pm, AEST, Canberra, ACT Non-member registration $50.00 for this live webinar. Register here. Become a member today

Keys to Success: transforming information and digital literacy for senior secondary students
with Holly Godfree and Lori Korodaj, Teacher librarians at Lake Tuggeranong College

 

The world of employment is changing and employers are looking for employees with more “generic, 21st Century Skills”.  Declining numbers of teacher librarians in P-10 schools mean that many students are not mastering these skills before they come to Year 11. TLs at Lake Tuggeranong College created the Keys to Success program to fill these gaps.

 

Now in its second year, Keys to Success is delivered with a mixture of face to face and independent work via Google Classroom. This allows 24/7 access to work for those students unable to attend and blends ‘traditional’ teaching with online delivery.

 

Aspects of the program are not “perfect” – our primary challenge is getting students to attend! Unfortunately, often they “don’t know what they don’t know” . . . But with a very supportive principal and our creative problem solving caps firmly in place, we are hoping to gain momentum over the coming years.

 

This session will be useful to secondary school practitioners looking to fill the gaps for their students and for primary school practitioners with an eye on transitions who want their students to avoid those gaps in the first place.

 

Outcomes for attendee:

  • Identify the skills and concepts that need to be targeted to fill common gaps in students’ knowledge
  • Use the Keys to Success model of delivery as a springboard for generating a program to suit your school community.
  • Use the Keys to Success content as a “To Do List” for targeting skills and generating lessons to suit your school community.

Holly taught in primary schools for 15 years before moving to senior secondary in 2015. She “slid” into the school library in 2006 and completed her MEdTL in 2015. For years now, she has been very active in local and national efforts to advocate for improvements in school library resourcing. She has published articles in Access, Public Education Voice, and The Canberra Times relating to these efforts.

 

Lori is a teacher librarian practitioner with over 20 years experience in Australia and overseas, in school (K-12) and public libraries.  Lori is currently a teacher librarian at a senior secondary college (Yr 11-12) and a sessional marker for the School of Information Studies, Charles Sturt University. She has represented her profession as President of the Australian School Library Association (ASLA) ACT and as a director on the ASLA Board, and was a member of ASLA’s ACCESS Editorial project team.  Lori has written for Australian Teacher Magazine as well as for ASLA’s national publication, ACCESS. Professional passions: providing professional learning to colleagues, advocacy for the importance of teacher librarians in schools, educational technology, and mentoring up and coming teacher librarians.

 

This is a Teacher Identified Professional Learning Course. 

 

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