Below are the slides with presenter notes for my presentation at the DigiTech by the Bay conference at Geelong College on Computational Thinking.
It was a privilege to have been asked to keynote for DLTV's Pre-service teachers conference. The topic "Challenges for teachers in the 21st Century" was an interesting and thought provoking one!
What do you think are some challenges we educators face? Love to hear your thoughts!
As part of the #PhysEdSummit 2014, I was challenged to give my reasoning on why #PhysEd is important. So here is what I came up with:
Why do YOU think #PhysEd is an integral part of the curriculum?
Google Educators Group Melbourne
The Village, NAB Building, Melbourne
How I Met Emma at GTA Sydney '14
Don't Be App-verloaded
Wednesday 22 Oct 2014
Health & Physical Edcuation Special
On Monday 7/7/14, a new web-show, 'Teach Tech Play', was born. Hosted by Eleni Kyritsis (@misskyritsis) and myself, it is a show where the audience gets involved and teaching ideas are shared, all within the space of 30 minutes.
Teach Tech Play is about
Each presenter is given 3 mins to share something they are doing in their classroom, and the audience will vote for their favourite presenter who will be crowned Play King/Queen for the month.
Teach Tech Play will be a monthly show airing on the first Monday of each Month at 8pm AEST.
Below is the first episode:
Eleni and I are looking for new presenters so if you are interested please contact us. Constructive feedback are also welcomed :)
Hope you enjoy our show and turn in on the 2nd episode airing Monday 4th August 8pm AEST.
Back on April 30th, I joined 5 other educators from all around the globe in an ‘#AppSmashLive’, a show and tell of tools we found to be useful in education. Some of the presenters include:
Mark Anderson (Apple Distinguished Educator) @ICTEvangelist
Michael Ha (ICT presenter) @Nerdyphyseder
Richard Wells (Apple Distinguished Educator) @iPadWells
Joe Dale (Keynote speaker) @joedale
Rachel Jones (Google Certified Teacher) @rlj1981
Jenny Ashby (ICT Specialist, Teacher coach) @jjash
Here is an article which Richard wrote which explains what AppSmashing is:
"Content created in one app transferred to and enhanced by a second app and sometimes third. Preferably the final product is then published to the web"
On Thursday 30th April, 4 PE teachers from Melbourne started their first Google Hangout on Air chat to discuss what makes our PE classroom pop.
Join me, @janemc26, @MrHairPhysEd, and @mr_aylen as we discuss this topic.