Category Archives: General Teaching

Cyberhistory PD

Last week I presented at a PD for history teachers on how to integrate technology into history learning. Great diversity of teachers from primary, secondary as well as state, Catholic and private. They recorded their own podcast – listen here! … Continue reading

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Kirsty Sword Gusmao interview

Today I’ve been at the Student Forum for the Friendship Schools Project. Heaps of schools across Victoria have a connection with a school in Timor-Leste (East Timor). Ours has been going for the last 4 years, with Ossa Huna Pre-Secondary … Continue reading

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ICT won’t save the world, or the arts

Yesterday we had a Bendigo-wide professional development day, and I had a very interesting conversation with an art teacher about ICT and the arts. As you probably know, ICT (stuff with computers) is pretty hot stuff in education these days. … Continue reading

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TeacherTube

TeacherTube is another example of educators piggy-backing on a great technological idea. YouTube gives anyone with a digital camera and internet connection an opportunity to share their life and experiences with the world – good and bad. Now teachers can … Continue reading

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Making Podcasts Pay

Being the money-grubber that I am, I’ve decided to put the feelers out to see whether I can make a little cash from training people in the use of podcasts, creating podcasts etc. I’ve had to get an ABN for … Continue reading

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