Be Blackboard and Google Drive/Apps ready for semester 2

Zaina Indira NehmeContent development, Current issues, DSC, Featured, General, How to, Learning design, Learning Management Systems, LMS, Other, Professional development, Project partners, Project types, Resources, Strategic alignment, Systems0 Comments

The beginning of a new semester can be a daunting experience not only for students but for teachers as well; in particular for those who are teaching for the first time, are relatively new to teaching or simply are returning to teaching after a break.  Teachers often get asked: “Are you ready to go? and the answer to this is … Read More

Above all humans conference

Zaina Indira NehmeCurrent issues, General0 Comments

Above all human

On Friday the 29th of January I had the opportunity to attend the Above all human conference in Melbourne.  Although it was a wet and cold summer day, there was a great buzz of enthusiasm and motivation coming from the delegates. According the organisers, the conference was about “startup founders, makers, designers and innovators who want to do great things, build innovative … Read More

Digitally resilient

Erika Beljaars-HarrisCurrent issues0 Comments

(source: eric molina flickr creative commons) William M. Ferriter is a sixth grade classroom teacher out of Raleigh, North Carolina. He is also a Solution Tree author and professional development associate, noted edublogger, and senior fellow of the Centre for Teaching Quality. William (Bill) blogs often about his wins and losses in using technology in the classroom. One noted blog post of Bill’s … Read More

Using Technology Better

Leigh BlackallCurrent issues3 Comments

Andrea and Leigh attended the Using Technology Better Conference (UTB) last week – a two-day skills sharing conference, largely focused on the ways teachers are using Google products, but not exclusively. UTB is typically attended by school teachers, and there’s lots to gain looking over the shoulders of such teachers and the way they use technologies in their teaching practice. Not least because some of … Read More

Global Learning by Design – Express projects. Initial workshops

Leigh BlackallCurrent issues0 Comments

Invitation to GLbD Express Project workshops The Global Learning by Design Express Projects are ready to kick off. Thank you to everyone who has responded to the pre-planning survey — it helped us anticipate your needs and expectations before we meet. If you have not yet responded, please do the survey (20 minutes). PURPOSE OF THE WORKSHOPS Over the next … Read More