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2 Days at LCGS

Welcome! Jacquie Bourne has arranged for a two-day workshop for 18 of her colleagues at Launceston Church Grammar School.  Although it’s near the end of the school year and everyone is likely to be a little groggy, it’s also a great … Continue reading

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WASTAA Conference – Perth

This Sunday and Monday brings a quick trip to Perth where I get to work with The Western Australian Secondary Teaching Administrators’ Association.  It’s a particular honour to share my thinking here because the audience are Level 3 educators, meaning they … Continue reading

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Studies of Asia in Hume Region

Welcome to the Studies of Asia Regional Workshop Please begin by using the comments link on this post to share your personal learning goals for this workshop. I have the pleasure of facilitating another 2 Day workshop for the Studies of … Continue reading

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WebQuest Transformations

Welcome & Overview   I’ve found that there are two main phases to creating and participating in WebQuests.  First there is the whole immersion and information-gathering phase.  Interest is excited and the problem becomes clear so we prepare and soak … Continue reading

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AGQTP / ISV Day 5 Celebration

Welcome to our Showcase Day Over the year I have really enjoyed working with the participants in ISV’s AGQTP project on Leveraging Web 2.0 Tools for Authentic Learning. Agenda Gather Sites Reflection Showcase Presentations Next Steps in Professional Learning Feedback … Continue reading

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Sydney Region Leaders Conference

Welcome! Workshop As the culmination of an evolving model called The Edge-ucators Way, Tom will engage participants in exploring three core strategies and a model to promote student self-initiated learning. (Want to try ClassBubbles? – use key: detnsw)   Keynote … Continue reading

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WebQuests Day 1

Getting WebQuests The following is a WebQuest designed to introduce educators to both the lived experience of a WebQuest as well as some of the challenges and opportunities we face in 21st Century schools. Introduction “In the beginning, there was … Continue reading

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WebQuest Day

Quick Brainstorm What are WebQuests? – stick up your thoughts Introduction Tom’s presentation & discussion Example: Terrorist or Freedom Fighter? and handout Big Wide World WebQuest Bernie Dodge’s QuestGarden Tom’s Ghostly BestWebQuests.com ASUS eee Transformer vs iPad2 YouTube Comparison Edge-ucators … Continue reading

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Day 3 – ClassPortals

Introduction Tom’s Intro ClassPortals… Focus on one compelling topic (with all its interesting connections to others) Embody a passionate interest of the teacher and students Continue in the background of class activities drawing attention when something in the real world … Continue reading

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Studying Asia & ICTs in Ballarat

Welcome Please begin by using the comments link on this post to share your personal learning goals for this workshop. I have the pleasure of facilitating another 2 Day workshop for the Studies of Asia group at the Victorian department of … Continue reading

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