RUConnected #80 TOM, Reflective Practice & Digital Leverage

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Lois Smethurst and Jenny Ashby discuss: What’s been happening? You can listen in the player below or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes Tournament Of the Minds #TOM Sphero balls and drones in the classroom using the Tickle app to program them and connecting issues at school. Review of S2L 2015 Field of Mars -TV… Continue reading

RUConnected #79 Holiday Catchup

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In this episode Lois and Jenny talk about Mobile2015, school visits, shopping and slide2learn. You can listen in the player below or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes Jenny went to Mobile 2015 in Tucson, Arizona IPad configuring – redeeming free apps Creating online student TV – crucial factors: knowing the students what are their strengths, ability to… Continue reading

RUConnected Ep #78 Minecraft Camp

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Lois and Jenny discuss all things happening lately with their education focus. And the weather of course.   Minecraft Camp A Saturday spent at minecraft camp. http://minecrafteps.global2.vic.edu.au https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nhOZkS3hhI Top 10 minecraft songs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHG6-0h4fDk  Redstone build designs   Crack the Code in Maths Edn week A smorgasbpard of activities- QR code scavenger hunt Letter scamble from… Continue reading

RUConnected #77 Reinvention

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At last we are back. Lois and Jenny discuss their new roles and schools in 2015. The Horizon Centre and the WIM Centres are also discussed. Scratch – project with grades from DET Vic and a feature for Education week, Cracking the Code with a Maths theme. MineCraft club – Jenny keeps us informed about… Continue reading

RUConnected Episode #76 Past -Present- Future

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Lois and Jenny discuss the past, present and future happenings in their schools. PAST Jenny attended Miami Device in Nov at St Stephens episcopal day school -Lead by Felix Jacomino @felixjacomino Daniel Kim from Canada – Boredom at school and an adversity to boredom lead to Pop DanThology. Videos – The psychology of PopDanthology DanVlog… Continue reading

RUConnected #75 Minecrafting with Tim Wicks

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Interview with Tim Wicks – minecrafter extraordinaire At the moment Tim Wicks, from the NT, is  touring Australia with his minecraft camps. You can listen in the player below or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes The minecraft camps? Article: http://thinkfizz.com.au/training/asd-minecraft How can teachers begin? http://schools.minecraftcamps.net/ Classroom use? https://www.youtube.com/user/EduElfie Great site: http://stem.wesfryer.com/home/minecraft Students seem to have lot… Continue reading

RUConnected #74 Post Slide2Learn – 2014

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You can listen in the player below or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes Special Guest –  Bronwyn McLeod Biggest takeaways Andrew Churches message about teaching in the digital age and student engagement engagement is not entertainment Cathy Hunt’s infographic based on Andrew’s keynote Graham Brown-Martin’s importance of context and tools chosen to make a… Continue reading

RUConnected #73 Team China & S2L

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You can listen in the player below or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes Lois and Jenny discuss the Team China program that Jenny has been involved in this term. Lots of authentic uses of technology with the whole school community and Asian Literacy Development. See also the AEF website for more case studies of… Continue reading

RUConnected #72 TeachMeet MVP

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You can listen in the player below or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes TeachMeetMelb NT Katherine MacFarlane PS  New Pedagogies project – Michael Fullen White Paper  1000schools -10clusters of 100 schools. VIc 80 and Tas 20 New Pedagogies 21st Century Survey New Pedagogies Information ICT peer coaching interviews- revisit last term and goals – google… Continue reading