Posts by Lois Smethurst

RUConnected #53 Jenny UnPlug’d in Cananda

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Jenny tells us all about her trip to Canada and the Unplugged Conference she attended while there. Lois and Jenny discuss the introduction of a 1:1 iPad program and some of the management implications in this complex issue. You can listen in the player below or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes Unplugged 60 sec… Continue reading

RUConnected #52 Andrew Douch – The Voice

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Jenny and Lois have a busy weekend attending the Personal Learning Network Leaders (#plnlead on twitter) at the State Library Victoria in Melbourne and then interview Andrew Douch the original Flipped classroom and Podcaster Master. Preparations for the new term about to begin are also discussed. You can listen in the player below or subscribe… Continue reading

RUConnected #50 It’s been a BIG week

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In this episode Jenny interviews Wes Fryer about his wealth of experience in blogging and podcasting. Thanks to Wes for the interview. (@wfryer is Wes’s twitter handle) You can listen in the player below or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes  Epsom App  Eracism Debate (Flatclassroom Project) Wes Fryer Jesse Schell http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IbllMjkIIM  

RUConnected #46 Jenny goes to Phoenix

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Jenny has just returned from Phoenix Arizona where she attended the Mobile2012 conference. In this episode she shares her experience and the highlights of the conference. Jenny’s links to the conference Wiki are a great resource and well worth a look. You can listen in the player below or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes… Continue reading

RUConnected #45 Holidays, Relax and Listen

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Lois and Jenny discuss the latest happenings at their schools. Some suggested topics from twitter and give their usual round up of newly tried apps. You can listen in the player below or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes Hol jobs….clean up the desktop and ipad etc iTunes purchases for TAX Reindex Spotlight on a… Continue reading

RUConnected #44 Take 4 & The New iPad

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Jenny and Lois discuss what’s happening in their schools including Edmodo, Parent Information Nights for netbooks and ipads, 3D MovieMaking, email addresses on mobile devices and conferences such as MOTM12 and Slide2Learn. You can listen in the player below or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes RU Connected Edmodo Eracsism Meeting of the minds #motm… Continue reading

RUConnect #43 TeachMeetMelb & Students Presenting in Collaborate

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Jenny and Lois have a chat about the year so far including TMMelb#2, Students presenting in Collaborate, a virtual conference centre, Synching iPads the legal way, and Edtech conferences for the year. They also have a short list of Apps you might like to try with your class this year. You can listen in the… Continue reading

# RUConnected #42 Getting Started in 2012

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Jenny and Lois have a chat about the setting up for the school year and recommend some conferences and apps. You can listen in the player below or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes Introduction 1:1 technology in classrooms Network issues Blogging Permission Forms for students New teachers get networked Ipads – updating with Xcode… Continue reading

RUConnected #40 The iPad Trial

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In this episode Lois interviews Adam Brice and Jenny Ashby who are both at Victorian Government schools and are in the DEECD(Department of Education and Early Childhood Development)  iPad trial.  There are 10 institutions in the government intiated trial. Evaluations of the trial are happening as we speak so the results will be available later… Continue reading