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Yarra Valley Grammar SchoolOctober 3 and 4, 2013 We invite you to join us for the first annual Google in Education Melbourne Summit to be held atYarra Valley Grammar School on October 3 and 4, 2013. This high intensity two day event focuses on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education and other Google Tools to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. The program features Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers, practicing administrators, solution providers, Google engineers, and representatives from the Google education teams. 

Register now to send teachers, administrators, tech directors, library media specialists, tech support staff, CTOs, and anyone who is interested in finding out more about leveraging Google Apps for Education to support student learning.

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Regular Session [clear filter]
Thursday, October 3
 

10:00am

Collaboration - The Magic of Google Drive in the Classroom
Bring your digital device for this hands on session that begins with a fun simultaneous creative writing activity that serves as a starting point for exploring the powerful collaborative opportunities made possible by Google Drive in the classroom.  Discover first-hand some of the reasons why Google Drive has become so popular with teachers, students and parents in schools across Australia and the world. You will learn how innovative Victorian State Schools are using Google Drive for student learning and for curriculum planning, and will hear of lessons learned introducing Google Drive to teachers and students in the Primary and Middle Years.

Speakers
JT

John Thomas

Professional Developer, DEECD
Australian elearning pioneer, teacher and entrepreneur. John was an educational computing evangelist as a young teacher before launching a software business at age 29. He produced many award-winning educational software titles and helped bring Australia's best loved children’s characters... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
F - Room 128

10:00am

Empowering students GAFE Skills
This session will focus on how I have set up the Google Ninja program created by Jeff Utecht at ASCBC and how participants can do the same.

Why do it?

What is involved?

What are the benefits?

Speakers
avatar for Matt Wells

Matt Wells

eLearning Coordinator, All Saints Catholic Boys College Liverpool
Matt currently works as an eLearning Coordinator All Saints Catholic Boys College, Liverpool located in Sydney's South West. The College has been recognised over the years as being innovative in the area of using ICTs. Matt has coordinated the transition of the College from a lab-based... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
G - Room 122

10:00am

Managing accounts - a graceful end to a user’s Google Apps journey
Educational institutions face a unique set of challenges when it comes to managing accounts with a high turnover of students each year. Handling end of life for accounts can be a complex process. Come along for a discussion of the issues and hear how Monash University has approached this problem.


Speakers
avatar for Marc Bradshaw

Marc Bradshaw

Developer, Monash University
Software engineer at Monash University, working mainly on Google Apps integration and the my.monash portal. Spare time photographer, working on whatever takes my interest.
avatar for Glen Pringle

Glen Pringle

Senior Business Analyst, Monash University
Glen has worked in higher education for over 20 years with experience in a wide range of IT related domains including research, software development, IT support, eLearning and Google Apps support and evangelism. Currently a senior business analyst with Monash University, Glen has... Read More →
avatar for Samantha Vardanega

Samantha Vardanega

Consultant, Dialog Information Technology
Samantha Vardanega has over seven years experience in the tertiary education environment. During this time she has undertaken a variety of user-focussed roles that have allowed her to build a strong knowledge and appreciation of the unique education environment. Samantha became a... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
H - Room 7.2

10:00am

Technical Implementation
1. Technical Implementation
- Single domain for staff and students
- Savings and Simplification, reallocation of departmental funds & consolidating servers
- Gads, Gaps & SSO
- Migration - Staff -> Exchange to GApps, Students -> Legacy POP to GApps
- Tass (Australian student admin system) integration with Google Groups

Speakers
avatar for Mitch Miller

Mitch Miller

IT Manager, St Luke's Anglican School
Mitch is the current IT Manager of St Luke’s Anglican School a K-12 independent school in Bundaberg QLD, Australia. During his time at the school Mitch has been instrumental in implementing Google Apps, the schools widely used BYO program and a number of other technical projects... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
D - The Collaboratory (Room 169/170)

11:30am

GApps in the Classroom
GApps in the Classroom
- Sites as our LMS
- Upper School
- - Forms for quizzes - self marking
- - Formal submissions - revisions
- - Reviewing - comments
- Lower School
- - Send restrictions on mail for introductory to email
- - Paint & Drawings
- - Collaborative story writing
- Admin
- - Special needs student tracking and note taking
- - Collaborative marking documents for students

Speakers
avatar for Mitch Miller

Mitch Miller

IT Manager, St Luke's Anglican School
Mitch is the current IT Manager of St Luke’s Anglican School a K-12 independent school in Bundaberg QLD, Australia. During his time at the school Mitch has been instrumental in implementing Google Apps, the schools widely used BYO program and a number of other technical projects... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
D - The Collaboratory (Room 169/170)

11:30am

Improving the Flow of Information in School with FormMule
Collecting information using Google Forms is easy!

But what do you do with the information that is collected.

FormMule AUTOMATCALLY allows you to send this information to appropriate personelle or provide feedback based on submitted information.

This session will focus on two examples

+ sending information to student welfare coordinators based on input data

+ providing feedback to students based on input data

Speakers
avatar for Matt Wells

Matt Wells

eLearning Coordinator, All Saints Catholic Boys College Liverpool
Matt currently works as an eLearning Coordinator All Saints Catholic Boys College, Liverpool located in Sydney's South West. The College has been recognised over the years as being innovative in the area of using ICTs. Matt has coordinated the transition of the College from a lab-based... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
G - Room 122

11:30am

Unleashing the potential of Google Forms
A Google Form is a useful tool that can be used to gather data from students with little effort. Whilst online quizzes and surveys are handy, Google Forms can also be used to create powerful, self-grading assessment tools for learning. Learn how these are designed and used to inform teaching and give timely feedback to students.

Best of all, the service is free and in the cloud!

This workshop will:
* Demonstrate a step-by-step process to create a form for collecting data.
* Demonstrate how Google Forms are being used to create formative assessments in Mathematics to drive differentiated teaching for Year 5/6 students.
* Examine "Flubaroo", an add-on script which will correct forms automatically.
* Discover and share other possibilities in using Google Forms in the classroom.

This workshop is designed for beginning and intermediate users of Google Forms.

This is a "hands on" session, so bring devices suitable for viewing and creating Google Forms. Attendees should have a Google account with Google Drive enabled.

Speakers
avatar for Anthony Speranza

Anthony Speranza

Senior Teaching & Learning Leader / ICT Leader, St. Mark's Primary School
Anthony Speranza is the Senior Teaching & Learning Leader at St. Mark’s Primary School in Dingley, Victoria. Since graduating in 2007, Anthony has pursued his interest in the role of technology in contemporary teaching and learning. In his time at St. Mark’s, he has established... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
C - Sports Pavilion

1:30pm

Citizen Science - Real Science in the Classroom
Abstract: Citizen Science leverages the power of the crowd, to engage young minds in exciting projects handling high volume activities that gather, highlight and categorize data for professional scientists. The session will connect to a live telescope in New Mexico and participate in the OSIRIS-REx Target Asteroids mission gathering asteroid data to support an important sample return science mission to the most dangerous earth approaching asteroid Bennu (101955) 1999 RQ36.

Education Outcome: Participants will participate in a live Science Mission, consult other experts through a Google Plus Hangout, and understand how to bring real science into the classroom at that important Middle School level when students are exploring their interests.

(If weather precludes a live observation session recently accessed alternative data will be utilized)

Speakers
avatar for Peter Lake

Peter Lake

Amateur Astronomer, IT Service Manager, iTelescope.net, Yarra Valley Grammar Parent
Peter Lake is an Amateur Astronomer, Member of the AAVSO, and Variable Stars South. Peter operates a remote telescope in New Mexico, USA through the iTelescope.net organisation, and has worked with school students in the US, France, Ukraine and Australia. iTelescope.net is a partner... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
D - The Collaboratory (Room 169/170)

1:30pm

Collaboration - Concept, Power and Magic
The ability to connect, communicate and collaborate with educators and students in all parts of the world using common online tools has changed the learning paradigm. A typical 21st century educator is a connected learner, knows how to communicate in a reliable and responsible ways, and 'flattens' the walls of the classroom to provide collaborative experiences for enhanced learning outcomes.
This hands-on session will explore the pedagogy of collaboration and co-creation using a variety of tools. Come prepared to be immersed in a collaborative experience and find new resources and strategies to connect you and your classroom locally or globally.

iPad users are especially welcome to join this session and realize the power and ease of collaboration using tablet technology.

Tools used during workshop include: Google docs, Google forms, Google presentations, Wikispaces, and a selection of fun Web 2.0 tools.

Speakers
avatar for Julie Lindsay

Julie Lindsay

Director, Learning Confluence
"Julie Lindsay Global collaboration consultant, teacherpreneur, innovator, leader and author. Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Innovator, Adjunct Lecturer, in the School of Information Studies, Faculty of Education, Charles Sturt University. Julie has worked as an... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
G - Room 122

1:30pm

Engage your students and decrease your marking time with self grading assessments powered by Google spreadsheets and forms
In this session you will learn how to use Google forms to quickly create self-grading assessments and homework tasks. Google forms will not only save you time on marking, but will become an invaluable tool enabling you to provide immediate feedback to your students (one of the key elements in increasing student motivation). Google forms are also fantastic for surveying parents and students as well as gathering and automatically organising information. We'll show you how.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Reading

Mike Reading

Google Certified Teacher & Trainer, Teachers Training International
Mike Reading is a Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer & Google Certified Teacher who provides professional development and training to schools on how to motivate, manage & engage their students. In this role, Mike regularly speaks to tens of thousands of teachers at international... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
E - Room 133

1:30pm

Once you’ve gone Chrome, you can never go back
A browser that just surfs the internet, that’s so 2012. Google Chrome has reshaped the world of internet browsing. This session will introduce participants to the wonderful world of the Chrome Webstore, and showcase a variety of apps and extensions that literally begin to transform the way we work. Apps and extensions for creativity, collaboration and efficiencies will be explored.

Speakers
avatar for Kimberley Hall

Kimberley Hall

Education Officer, Catholic Education Office Melbourne
Kimberley is a Google Certified Teacher who departed her Secondary English, IT and History classrooms late last year to work for the Catholic Education Office in Melbourne. She is part of the ICON project team, supporting schools to harness the power of ICT in their teaching and learning... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
F - Room 128

3:00pm

Google mail and calendar: From vanilla to choc-chip with sprinkles!
During this session we'll share our top tips and tricks for taking your Google Mail and Calendar to a whole new level!

A brand new Gmail account is clean and shiny, but can be quite a change for those who have used a desktop mail client previously. However, with a few tweaks your Google Mail can have a whole new look, and be customised to suit your individual needs and preferences.

Google Calendar can help you be super-organised in both your school and personal life. Even better, with a few tweaks you can turn your calendar into a powerful tool that is customised to to suit your needs, classes and school timetable.


Speakers
avatar for Samantha Vardanega

Samantha Vardanega

Consultant, Dialog Information Technology
Samantha Vardanega has over seven years experience in the tertiary education environment. During this time she has undertaken a variety of user-focussed roles that have allowed her to build a strong knowledge and appreciation of the unique education environment. Samantha became a... Read More →
avatar for Adam Vardanega

Adam Vardanega

Student Manager and Science Teacher, Rosebud Secondary College
Adam Vardanega is a VCE Chemistry and general science teacher at Rosebud Secondary College in Victoria. He has been teaching for six years, and is currently also a Year 8 Student Manager. Adam is passionate about bringing his own classroom into a new era and working with other teachers... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
G - Room 122

3:00pm

Google Search - Searching Better!
The verb: to Google is a part of our common language. But as teachers we are time poor, this helps us to Google more effectively. Our students need to develop their research skills, let's teach them to Google more effectively.This is an interactive workshop in which you will be able to build and try out your search skills as you answer an on-line questionnaire whilst honing your skills.

Speakers
avatar for Matt Limb

Matt Limb

Grade 6 Level Leader, TeachinGeneratioNow, Leopold Primary School
Matt Limb is currently a leader of a grade 6 team at Leopold Primary School and has been teaching for 9 years. He has taught years Prep, Grade 1, 2 and 3 as well as I.T. Matt had the chance to teach in a range of schools in London during 2007 and became a Google Certified Teacher... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
F - Room 128

3:00pm

Increase independent learning, ownership and student engagement with simple strategies and tools
Encourage your students to take responsibility for their learning and become better independent learners. Mike will show you how the core suite of Google tools integrates with the latest research on student engagement and motivation. Discover strategies that will have your students collaborating, self selecting their research tools, authoring and publishing regardless of their age or ability.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Reading

Mike Reading

Google Certified Teacher & Trainer, Teachers Training International
Mike Reading is a Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer & Google Certified Teacher who provides professional development and training to schools on how to motivate, manage & engage their students. In this role, Mike regularly speaks to tens of thousands of teachers at international... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
E - Room 133

3:00pm

Student Portfolios Made Easy with Google Drive & Google Sites
In this hands-on session you will learn how to use Google Drive and Google Sites to build student portfolios for recording students’ work and showcasing their achievements to parents and, where appropriate, the wider school community. You will hear of different approaches by Victorian State Schools ranging from private portfolios restricted to student and teacher access to portfolios containing pages with different visibility settings - some public, some restricted, and some private. The focus of this session will be using Google Sites and Google Drive for student portfolios in the Primary and Middle Years.

Speakers
JT

John Thomas

Professional Developer, DEECD
Australian elearning pioneer, teacher and entrepreneur. John was an educational computing evangelist as a young teacher before launching a software business at age 29. He produced many award-winning educational software titles and helped bring Australia's best loved children’s characters... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
C - Sports Pavilion
 
Friday, October 4
 

10:00am

Apps, Chrome and BYO
Apps, Chrome and BYO
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1iyLacU9sTvzP26fHHq7_fzycCIKRy6tzh-X_O9OKNc4/edit?usp=sharing

Speakers
avatar for Mitch Miller

Mitch Miller

IT Manager, St Luke's Anglican School
Mitch is the current IT Manager of St Luke’s Anglican School a K-12 independent school in Bundaberg QLD, Australia. During his time at the school Mitch has been instrumental in implementing Google Apps, the schools widely used BYO program and a number of other technical projects... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
D - The Collaboratory (Room 169/170)

10:00am

Taking Control of Your Classroom with Doctopus
One of the challenges in a Google centred classroom can be keeping track of student work, preparing and sharing resources and tracking student performance.

Doctopus is a script that can save classroom teachers hours of work and can ensure that they have 24/7 access to student work.

Speakers
avatar for Matt Wells

Matt Wells

eLearning Coordinator, All Saints Catholic Boys College Liverpool
Matt currently works as an eLearning Coordinator All Saints Catholic Boys College, Liverpool located in Sydney's South West. The College has been recognised over the years as being innovative in the area of using ICTs. Matt has coordinated the transition of the College from a lab-based... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
G - Room 122

10:00am

The Guide to Going Google- Deploying Google Apps at your School
A straight forward and easy to follow presentation outlining the steps to deploying Google Apps in your school. This presentation isn't just about the technology but also best practices for ensuring your staff and students buy into and support the changes ensuring a successful and smooth transition. A smooth transition to Google doesn’t just happen by chance it happens by design. In this workshop Mike will clearly outline the six questions you need to ask, issues you need to consider and give you a timeline to successfully implement Google in your school. Ample time will be given for schools to ask questions during the workshop

Speakers
avatar for Mike Reading

Mike Reading

Google Certified Teacher & Trainer, Teachers Training International
Mike Reading is a Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer & Google Certified Teacher who provides professional development and training to schools on how to motivate, manage & engage their students. In this role, Mike regularly speaks to tens of thousands of teachers at international... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
H - Room 7.2

10:00am

Using Chrome and Google Apps to improve Accessibility
How to adjust the settings on Google Chrome to maximise accessibility.Installing and Using Chrome Apps and extensions to improve web accessibility for people with a range of disabilities. This session requires the use of a laptop to access these features of the Google Platform. Please have the chrome browser installed on your device if possible.

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Taylor

Catherine Taylor

Special Education Teacher, Moruya High School
I have been a Special Education Teacher fro 15 years. I teach high school students with a range of complex disabilities and integrate a range of technologies into my teaching. I am a NSW Dept of Education and Communities Google Champion and a Google Certified Teacher. I specialise... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
F - Room 128

11:30am

E-portfolios made e-e-easy
With Google Apps, evidence and reflection of student learning can be captured, curated and shared from one platform. Students create reflective journals in blogger, store work samples in Drive and Picasa, and showcase and present their learning using Sites.

Strategies will be discussed for implementing e-portfolios for students on the Google Apps for Education platform, as well as managing student workflow between applications. Examples will be given of a recent implementation with students in primary school.

Speakers
avatar for Anthony Speranza

Anthony Speranza

Senior Teaching & Learning Leader / ICT Leader, St. Mark's Primary School
Anthony Speranza is the Senior Teaching & Learning Leader at St. Mark’s Primary School in Dingley, Victoria. Since graduating in 2007, Anthony has pursued his interest in the role of technology in contemporary teaching and learning. In his time at St. Mark’s, he has established... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
H - Room 7.2

11:30am

Flubaroo
This session would focus on Flubaroo and how it can be used in the classroom to to provide feedback in the classroom and track student achievement.

Speakers
avatar for Matt Wells

Matt Wells

eLearning Coordinator, All Saints Catholic Boys College Liverpool
Matt currently works as an eLearning Coordinator All Saints Catholic Boys College, Liverpool located in Sydney's South West. The College has been recognised over the years as being innovative in the area of using ICTs. Matt has coordinated the transition of the College from a lab-based... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
G - Room 122

11:30am

Gearing up: Chromebook Classroom
Chromebooks are changing the face of computing in classrooms across the world. Find out how Chromebooks work, why they are a viable and equitable option for 1:1 deployments, how they can be managed in the Chromebook console of Google Apps, how the Chrome Web store works and why you might consider a Chromebook vs a Mac or PC option.

Speakers
avatar for Jenny Luca

Jenny Luca

Director of ICT and eLearning, Toorak College
Jenny Luca is Director of ICT and eLearning at Toorak College in Mt Eliza, Victoria. She is fascinated by the potential that exists for leveraging new technologies for learning outcomes in education today. Jenny is a regular Keynote speaker and has facilitated many seminars and workshops... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
D - The Collaboratory (Room 169/170)

1:30pm

Gearing up with Collaboration, Creation and Critique with Google Apps
Google Apps for Education allows for genuine learner collaboration and creativity. In this session we will take a hands-on look at using Google apps to develop collaborative skills, creativity and critique protocols. The focus of the session will be allowing learners to learn from one another and give effective feedback and feedforward in Google apps. In particular, we will look at the core apps in Google Drive, but also look at G+ communities as a way of building a culture of critique. Familiarity with Google Apps will be useful but not essential!

Speakers
avatar for Chris Harte

Chris Harte

Leading Teacher (GCT), John Monash Science School
Chris was appointed as Leading Teacher for Personalised Learning at John Monash Science School in late 2011. His role involves the development of learner portfolios, team teaching, pedagogies for real and virtual flexible spaces and the formative use of data. Chris is also involved... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
D - The Collaboratory (Room 169/170)

1:30pm

Getting Going with Google Apps to Support Teaching and Learning!
It's one thing for your school to have to access to Google App's however it is another to be using these in a meaningful and purposeful way! Throughout this workshop Corrie will give practical examples of how many of his 1700+ students use their Google accounts to connect, collaborate, and create. Participants will also be actively engaged through hands on activities demonstrating how specific Google App's are used to support teaching and learning!

Speakers
avatar for Corrie Barclay

Corrie Barclay

eLearning Coordinator, Manor Lakes P-12 College
Corrie Barclay is the eLearning Coordinator/ICT Leading Teacher at Manor Lakes P-12 College, in Wyndham Vale, Victoria. Manor Lakes P-12 College runs a comprehensive and fully integrated ICT Curriculum to support all teaching and learning programs. In 2013, MLP12C is integrating... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
G - Room 122

1:30pm

Google Apps + Senior Classes = Awesome Opportunities
Teachers of a senior Secondary subject are acutely aware of the challenge that exists simply getting through all the required content! This often leaves them feeling like there is a disconnect between the exciting ways ICT is used in the younger years to and what they feel is possible in the senior classroom. In this session, we will explore different ways that Google Apps can be used to support and enhance the learning and teaching for a senior class. Apps included will be Google+, moderator, forms, spreadsheets, drive, docs plus more.

Speakers
avatar for Kimberley Hall

Kimberley Hall

Education Officer, Catholic Education Office Melbourne
Kimberley is a Google Certified Teacher who departed her Secondary English, IT and History classrooms late last year to work for the Catholic Education Office in Melbourne. She is part of the ICON project team, supporting schools to harness the power of ICT in their teaching and learning... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
F - Room 128

1:30pm

Taming the chaos – Designing a search strategy that allows your students to quickly find and process information
There is no doubt that there has been a radical shift in education from what information can I remember to what information can I find, process and apply. Search is a 21st Century skill that must be mastered. There is no shortage of information for our students to find, the challenge is how do we find the most relevant information quickly. In this session you will learn how to design a search strategy that will enable you to find, process and assimilate the information you need (no more random search terms!) We will also look at a number of student friendly search engines and research sites.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Reading

Mike Reading

Google Certified Teacher & Trainer, Teachers Training International
Mike Reading is a Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer & Google Certified Teacher who provides professional development and training to schools on how to motivate, manage & engage their students. In this role, Mike regularly speaks to tens of thousands of teachers at international... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
C - Sports Pavilion

3:00pm

Digital Portfolios empowered by Google Sites
Portfolios are a great way to showcase and celebrate student learning. Making a portfolio digital encourages a deeper interaction with their learning. Sharing with students teachers, parents and a global network creates a powerful conversation focussed on their education. Google Sites allows you to do this with an amazing ability to personalise an active website, whilst working seamlessly with Google Drive and other Apps.

What better than to have a few students share it themselves! They will share their journey and show off their technological skills, the challenges they have faced as well as their successes.

Speakers
avatar for Matt Limb

Matt Limb

Grade 6 Level Leader, TeachinGeneratioNow, Leopold Primary School
Matt Limb is currently a leader of a grade 6 team at Leopold Primary School and has been teaching for 9 years. He has taught years Prep, Grade 1, 2 and 3 as well as I.T. Matt had the chance to teach in a range of schools in London during 2007 and became a Google Certified Teacher... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
F - Room 128

3:00pm

Gearing up with Crowd Sourced Collaborative Creativity
This is a challenge based workshop which will use the power of Google and collaborative tools to create a resource to be published on the web. The title, content and the resource will be decided by us on the day and we will all be responsible for planning, creating and publishing this resource to the world so if one of us fails, we all fail! The pace and energy will be high, the learning will be great and the satisfaction factor will be enormous. On your marks, get set...

Speakers
avatar for Chris Harte

Chris Harte

Leading Teacher (GCT), John Monash Science School
Chris was appointed as Leading Teacher for Personalised Learning at John Monash Science School in late 2011. His role involves the development of learner portfolios, team teaching, pedagogies for real and virtual flexible spaces and the formative use of data. Chris is also involved... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
G - Room 122

3:00pm

Google Apps and iPads
Google Apps and iPads.The functionality of Google Apps is slightly different when using iPads and tablets. This session will explore the different Apps and how to use them to optimise the google Experience using these devices. Tips and tricks for improving accessibility experiences when using Google Apps and iPads will also be explored.

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Taylor

Catherine Taylor

Special Education Teacher, Moruya High School
I have been a Special Education Teacher fro 15 years. I teach high school students with a range of complex disabilities and integrate a range of technologies into my teaching. I am a NSW Dept of Education and Communities Google Champion and a Google Certified Teacher. I specialise... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
B- Foundation Hall

3:00pm

Google+ the virtual classroom
A beginners workshop on the features of Google+ and the way it can be used as a virtual classroom and resource.


BYOD

Speakers
avatar for Kim Flowers

Kim Flowers

Deakin ePortfolio and Web 2.0 Support and Google Student Ambassador, Deakin University
Kim is in her final trimester at Deakin University studying a Bachelor of Education (Primary). She has been selected as a Google Student Ambassador two years in a row. She is currently working with Deakin's Faculty of Arts and Education with training and support using D2L ePortfolio... Read More →


Friday October 4, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
D - The Collaboratory (Room 169/170)