Jason Ohler Key Idea: Literacy - consuming and producing the media forms of the day, whatever they are.
The shift to media literacy as global communication, pictures speak thru languages.
Attitude is the aptitude (how much you love learning is the determinate your intelligence), therefore teachers can be door openers to the way that students learn best.
Stories lodge into the brain, lists don’t
Karen Melhuish Key Idea: Sharing our learning, PD, etc What can we do better? What would work for each teacher?
Can I network and share beyond the photocopier?
How do we share our good tips, learning, etc? Don’t wait until you are good at something to share it. Be a teacher to all.
To what extent is our PD taking advantage of the technology opportunities that we have been given?
Chrissie Butler Reaching all learners
Why do we reach some learners but not all?
Know your learner – do I know my learners well enough to engage them?
If you design a programme to be inclusive for all the first time instead of adapting to meet individual needs.
Ministry document: ‘Success for all’ website
Focus on what you have, not what you don’t.
Don’t let anyone tell you, you can’t live your dream.
Kevin HoneyCutt Keynote
Be re-windable, record what you do, you don’t have to be great at it. But be accessible and re-windable.
If you teach it – let it matter. How is what you teach relevant to your students? Does it matter to them?
David Kinane 5 e-learning tools to capture student voice in a classroom
Embrace the chaos of multiple devices
Key questions become:
Does it have a Camera?
Does it have a Microphone?
Does it have Internet?
This showcased a variety of ways to capture student voice.
Goal Setting consisting of
Laetitia de Vries Newsboard in a junior classroom
This was about empowering 5 year old’s to use video as a way to develop their oral language. Capturing their thoughts and successes in an authentic manner.
Glenn Capelli Keynote
The creative power of collaboration
AIAI assume I am an idiot, teach it back to me, clarification
Tara Fagan and Tania Coutts iPad 101
This was a hands-on learning workshop that explored features of an iPad and a great variety of applications designed to capture student’s imaginations and inspire learning in an engaged, purposeful manner.