Wednesday, 15 May 2019
7.00 pm to 8.00 pm AEST, Melbourne, VIC Non-member registration $40.00 for this live webinar. Register here.

Backchannels in the Classroom 
with Anne Mirtschin, ICT Co-ordinator


This session will look at the nature of backchannels, how and why to use them, their benefits, challenges, best platforms that can be used for backchannelling and classroom stories of backchannel use. If time permits, attendees will participate in ‘hands-on’ activities’.


Following the webinar attendees will:

  • Understand what a backchannel is and how it can be used.
  • Reflect on the classroom stories shared and apply some of these to their classroom.
  • Access an online resources document, listing backchannel tools, uses, ideas for use.

Anne Mirtschin is a multi-award winning teacher who uses online tools to create powerful learning opportunities for students. Her most recent and prestigious award was the ISTE Making IT Happen Award. She teaches Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Accounting and Business Studies at Hawkesdale P12 College a remote Prep to Year 12 School in country Western Victoria. She is passionate about rural and global education, immersing technology into the classroom and loves collaborating and learning online. Anne has presented locally, nationally and internationally.


This webinar addresses the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:
3.3 – Using teaching strategies
3.4 – Select and use resources
6.2 – Engage in professional learning and improve practice


In addition:


Completing Backchannels in the Classroom 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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