Snapshots are short online sessions covering a range of topics to help you use ICT across the curriculum. Join us every second Thursday in Terms 3 & 4 at 3:45 – 4:15pm. Facilitated by the DET Virtual Learning Team.
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20 July – Share and embed videos with FUSE and Global2
FUSE and Global2 are a match made in heaven for publishing and sharing student made videos (or any videos for that matter). You can control who sees these videos – open to public, closed group or password protected space. Rachel Crellin and Sandy Phillips, Senior Policy Officers, Learning and Teaching Branch, DET.
3 August – Digital Storytelling on any device with Sway
Sway makes it quick and easy for teachers and students to create and share their unique digital stories. The brilliance of Sway is in its simplicity and ease of use. Add your content, and Sway will bring it to life with interactive content. By the end of this session you will be able to create your own Sway presentations and teach your students to do the same. Presented by Troy Waller, Microsoft Learning Consultant. Troy is a qualified teacher with a strong interest in innovation for teaching and learning. He taught in K-12 classrooms for over 15 years with his more recent work being in primary schools.
17 August – Global2, setting up and using student blogs
Safely provide personal blogs for your students, set up the class to utilise Global2 to share and collaborate. What are the important settings? What are the pitfalls? What are the benefits? Presented by Sue Waters from Edublogs via Adobe Connect
31 August – Internationalising the curriculum with Skype in the classroom
Skype in the Classroom is an online community that enables thousands of teachers to inspire the next generation of global citizens through transformative learning over Skype. This session shows you exciting ways to bring the world into your classroom: Virtual Field Trips, Skype Lessons, Skype Collaboration, Mystery Skype and Guest Speakers Presented by Troy Waller, Microsoft Learning Consultant
14 September – Google Apps for Education
What is Google Apps for Education, how does it differ from Public Google and why should schools be using instead. How does existing school users utilise them. ITD have assembled an “Adoption Squad”, a team of technicians to directly support your school to adopt Google Apps or Office 365. Who are they?