Screencast PD (FREE!)

If a teacher was to ask me what is the one tech tool that I think most enhances teaching and learning…it is screencasting. Perfect for Chromebooks, as well as any laptop running Chrome, is the ever popular free Chrome extension – Screencastify. Their latest offering in free, self-paced video PD is brought to you by…

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2020 PD Calendar Dates

National Future Schools Festival When: March 18-19 Where: Melbourne, VIC, Australia What: “2020 brings a refreshed, interactive and immersive experience where everybody participates on the expo floor with high quality PD at the best value.” Cost: $350 AUD for early birds ending Feb 7 (then jumps to $500) https://www.terrapinn.com/exhibition/national-future-schools/index.stm ACCE (Australian Council for Computers in…

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PD In 280 Characters

So we all know Donald Trump uses (& abuses) Twitter…but is there anything worthwhile for teachers on this social media platform? We asked our resident Twitter star, Rob Kelly, to share why he loves it as a dynamic form of PD. For educators, Twitter is a fantastic tool to connect with like-minded colleagues. Teachers from…

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HANDS ON PD + 1

Designing and facilitating professional learning is not an exact science. We all recognise this fact and are therefore always looking for ways to maximise precious time. This year I led a professional learning workshop that I believe engaged teachers in a way I’ve not seen before. The concept was simple- each staff member brings along…

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