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Thursday, August 16
 

1:40pm

DEMO: RSL Education
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us for a live demonstration of the RSL Education website to see how teachers can bring Australia’s Defence history to life in the classroom. Aligned to the Queensland curriculum for Prep – Year 12, RSL Education will interest and inspire your students with animations, slideshows and self-driven research projects.

Thursday August 16, 2018 1:40pm - 1:55pm
RSL Education Stand

1:40pm

Lunch Workshop: ELMO Classroom Solutions
Limited Capacity seats available

Grab your lunch, sit down and relax and attend this informal demonstration on how an ELMO document camera can enhance the learning and teaching experience in the classroom.
Come along and find out the endless possibilities and uses that a document camera can bring to the classroom. We will also be displaying the new ELMO Huddle space.
The ELMO Huddle Space Collaboration Hub is a perfect solution for 1:1 and BYOD classrooms. It’s a simple 8 HDMI input connection source equipped with video and audio recording allowing you to connect any HDMI compatible device.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Britt

Michael Britt

ELMO Product Specialist, C.R Kennedy Pty Ltd
Michael has been working as a Product Specialist for ELMO document cameras and educational products since 2010.His long association with the Photographic industry helps him educate the importance of using imaging products such as document cameras within the classroom environment.Not... Read More →


Thursday August 16, 2018 1:40pm - 2:00pm
ROOM: Mudjimba 2

2:10pm

Engaging staff and students in a Digital Makerspace
Limited Capacity seats available

During this session, Phil will share Toorak College’s Makerspace journey over the past three years and provide tips to engage students, staff and parents. In 2015, Toorak College embraced the challenge of developing a mindset for students to develop the thinking skills, digital technology and design approach associated with STEAM. The DIGIZone (Design, Inspire, Gamify, Innovate) Makerspace is the digital epicentre to tinker, design, problem find and solve, collaborate and create with a variety of traditional and digital tools. Innovative professional learning opportunities for staff and academy learning programs for parents and students have created momentum, engagement and extension opportunities.

Speakers
avatar for Phil Carew

Phil Carew

Head of Digital Technologies & eLearning, Toorak College
Phil is the Head of Digital Technologies & eLearning at Toorak College, Mount Eliza. His specialty area of study is VCE Media and Junior Technology. Phil is proficient in the use of a range of technology tools to support the teaching and learning in and out of the classroom, which... Read More →


Thursday August 16, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
ROOM: Mudjimba 3

3:10pm

Using CAD (Computer Aided Design) and entrepreneurial skills to design a ‘Product of the Future’
Limited Capacity seats available

During this hands on workshop, Phil will take participants through the Product of the Future assessment task. Participants will explore CAD technology, 3D printing possibilities and will complete the design process to develop a concept and design a product. This session will give participants a range of skills to take away and apply to the classroom. The workshop will focus on the Australian Curriculum – Digital Technologies, CAD, the Design Process, entrepreneurial skills, student engagement and staff professional development.

Speakers
avatar for Phil Carew

Phil Carew

Head of Digital Technologies & eLearning, Toorak College
Phil is the Head of Digital Technologies & eLearning at Toorak College, Mount Eliza. His specialty area of study is VCE Media and Junior Technology. Phil is proficient in the use of a range of technology tools to support the teaching and learning in and out of the classroom, which... Read More →


Thursday August 16, 2018 3:10pm - 4:00pm
ROOM: Ninderry
 
Friday, August 17
 

11:00am

Spotlight Session: Lessons from 5 years and 8 million views
Limited Capacity filling up

Flipped classrooms? Blended learning? What are we to make of this trend in education and how should it inform our practice into the future? Based on five years of recording and publishing live teaching on a Youtube channel that’s attracted over 130,000 subscribers, this session will explore these questions and provide a window into technology innovation in practice. This session will tell the story of how Wootube came about, showcase the successful elements of using a variant of the flipped classroom model, provide a critique of its shortcomings and talk about ways that it can develop further in the future. Topics that will be discussed include using videos for observation and professional development, student created videos as assessment for learning, global “crowdteaching”, and practical issues related to filming and production.

Speakers
avatar for Eddie Woo

Eddie Woo

Head Mathematics Teacher, Cherrybrook Technology High School
Mr Eddie Woo is the head mathematics teacher at Cherrybrook Technology High School, the largest secondary school in NSW, and is known for his innovation and dynamism in the classroom.In 2012, Mr Woo started posting videos online for a student who was sick with cancer and missing a... Read More →


Friday August 17, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
ROOM: Mudjimba 1

11:00am

Spotlight Session: STEM Hackathon
Limited Capacity seats available

During this interactive session Leaders are encouraged to engage with the students, probing them about the benefits of learning by doing. You will have the chance to visit each "corner" and learn and discuss more about:
Year 3/4 Microbits:
Come on a journey with our Year 3 and 4 students as you explore the world of STEM Sport with a Microbit. Learn how to code a simple, inexpensive device using the free MakeCode platform from Microsoft.

Year 5/6 Drones: 
Have you ever wondered how to integrate the use of drones into your curriculum? If so, come and learn from our experienced Year 5 and 6 drone pilots as they show you how they have made an exciting new event called "The Drone Triathlon"

Year 8 HoloLens:
Delegates will have the opportunity to use the HoloLens and explore the use of a free Windows app to generate mixed reality content. The students will showcase their campaign to promote organ donation using mixed reality content.

Year 9 Sensors: How can sensors change your world?
Delegates will explore the world of sensors and how students have improved their lives with a new product. Each participant will have the opportunity to code a devise containing a sensor.



Speakers
avatar for Ormiston College Year 3 - 9 Students

Ormiston College Year 3 - 9 Students

Ormiston College
A group of Year 3 - 9 Ormiston College Students will be led by Annette McArthur and Tamara Sullivan


Friday August 17, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
ROOM: Mudjimba 2

12:10pm

Implementing the Digital Technology Curriculum in the Early Years - Part 1
Limited Capacity seats available

In this 2 part workshop, Adele and Rachael will provide reflections and practical considerations towards the successful implementation of the Digital Technologies curriculum in the Early Years.
During part 1, topics will include coaching and modelling; considerations for success; engaging children is using technology meaningfully; SAMR; and suggested digital tech resources.
In Session 1 - These apps will be shared with participants during Part 1 but are not required for the session.
Bee-bot
Kodable
Scratch Jr
Daisy
Play school art maker
sock puppets
puppet pals
Pic collage
Drawing pad
Red writing 
Charades
Book Creator
Fluidity
Popplet
Too noisy
Part 2 will consist of demonstrations and hands-on activities for participants; including rotational stations such as sphero, osmo, bee bots, dash robots, coding apps and web-based applications. This fun, practical and interactive workshop can be tailored to individual level and interests.

Speakers
avatar for Adele Amorsen

Adele Amorsen

Classroom Teacher (Prep), St Peters Lutheran College
Adele has had a recent change from lecturing in the School of Early Childhood at Queensland University of Technology, to classroom teaching with the Prep team at St Peters Lutheran College. She has an interest in using digital technologies across all curriculum areas to enhance and... Read More →
avatar for Rachael Yates

Rachael Yates

eLearning Facilitator, St Peters Lutheran College
Rachael Yates joined the teaching staff at St Peters Lutheran College in 2003 and has been the eLearning Facilitator for Prep to Year 6 for the past ten years. With a passion for integrating technology seamlessly into the curriculum, Rachael's major focus is to provide professional... Read More →



Friday August 17, 2018 12:10pm - 1:00pm
ROOM: Marcoola

1:40pm

Lunch Workshop: ELMO Classroom Solutions
Limited Capacity seats available

Grab your lunch, sit down and relax and attend this informal demonstration on how an ELMO document camera can enhance the learning and teaching experience in the classroom.
Come along and find out the endless possibilities and uses that a document camera can bring to the classroom. We will also be displaying the new ELMO Huddle space.
The ELMO Huddle Space Collaboration Hub is a perfect solution for 1:1 and BYOD classrooms. It’s a simple 8 HDMI input connection source equipped with video and audio recording allowing you to connect any HDMI compatible device.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Britt

Michael Britt

ELMO Product Specialist, C.R Kennedy Pty Ltd
Michael has been working as a Product Specialist for ELMO document cameras and educational products since 2010.His long association with the Photographic industry helps him educate the importance of using imaging products such as document cameras within the classroom environment.Not... Read More →


Friday August 17, 2018 1:40pm - 2:00pm
ROOM: Mudjimba 2

2:10pm

Implementing the Digital Technology Curriculum in the Early Years - Part 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Part 2 will consist of demonstrations and hands-on activities for participants; including rotational stations such as sphero, osmo, bee bots, dash robots, coding apps and web-based applications. This fun, practical and interactive workshop can be tailored to individual level and interests.
In Session 2 - These app will be used during Part 2 of the workshop:
Sphero Edu
Bee-bot
Dash Go and Blockly
Book Creator
Kodable
Scratch Jr
Daisy

Speakers
avatar for Adele Amorsen

Adele Amorsen

Classroom Teacher (Prep), St Peters Lutheran College
Adele has had a recent change from lecturing in the School of Early Childhood at Queensland University of Technology, to classroom teaching with the Prep team at St Peters Lutheran College. She has an interest in using digital technologies across all curriculum areas to enhance and... Read More →
avatar for Rachael Yates

Rachael Yates

eLearning Facilitator, St Peters Lutheran College
Rachael Yates joined the teaching staff at St Peters Lutheran College in 2003 and has been the eLearning Facilitator for Prep to Year 6 for the past ten years. With a passion for integrating technology seamlessly into the curriculum, Rachael's major focus is to provide professional... Read More →



Friday August 17, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
ROOM: Marcoola

2:10pm

Leading Schools, tackling the "impossible challenge of personalisation"
Limited Capacity seats available

Hear and share stories from schools tackling the challenge of creating sustainable approaches to differentiated, individualised and personalised learning for their school community. Learn and hear about the pitfalls and successes from their journeys working with staff, their community and technology to manage this change.

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Wolf-Clark

Daniel Wolf-Clark

Educational Consultant and CEO, myEdOnline
Having grown up in a family of passionate educators, it was a natural progression that led Daniel to continue on to a range of leadership roles in both Primary and Secondary School settings. Now, as an educational consultant and CEO of the award winning company myEdOnline, he works... Read More →


Friday August 17, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
ROOM: Mudjimba 3
 
Saturday, August 18
 

11:10am

Matific Online Maths: The Answer to Relieving Maths Anxiety!
Limited Capacity seats available

Matific is a new and exciting online Maths resource that is already in thousands of schools across Australia and 46 countries worldwide. What is the secret to its success? The answer: Gamification. Learn how the secrets of the success of popular online/video games has led to the latest in Maths technology in the classroom. By engaging students in colourful, interactive Maths games, they develop a deep understanding of concepts without the anxiety. Delve into the pedagogy behind Matific that makes it work so successfully. Explore current research around Mathematics and early learning. Experience the depth of what the Matific resource has to offer in this hands-on presentation.

Speakers
avatar for Gerard Tuffield

Gerard Tuffield

QLD Representative, Matific Australia
Gerard has been a teacher, teaching principal and an education adviser. Gerard spent eight years at Origo Education learning from some of the world’s best Mathematics educators including Calvin Irons, James Burnett, Brian Tickle and Anita Chin. There he developed a passion for teaching... Read More →


Saturday August 18, 2018 11:10am - 12:00pm
ROOM: Maroochy

12:10pm

Augmented Reality in the Modern Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Augmented Reality is becoming increasingly prevalent in our modern world. This blending of real and digital worlds opens unlimited educational opportunities. In this workshop, you will learn how to use a number of tools to create your own augmented reality experiences, as well as how to enable your students to present their own work in augmented reality formats. Presentation slides and videos can be found at http://bit.ly/ARDigitalSchool


Speakers
avatar for Dan Davies

Dan Davies

Assistant Head of Residences, Wesley College
With over 20 years of teaching experience, Dan is a current leader in digital innovation in education. Dan focuses on enabling teachers to adopt emerging technologies and their practical application in the classroom through accessible tools. Dan has held a number of digital leadership... Read More →


Saturday August 18, 2018 12:10pm - 1:00pm
ROOM: Mudjimba 2

1:40pm

Lunch Workshop: ELMO Classroom Solutions
Limited Capacity seats available

Grab your lunch, sit down and relax and attend this informal demonstration on how an ELMO document camera can enhance the learning and teaching experience in the classroom.
Come along and find out the endless possibilities and uses that a document camera can bring to the classroom. We will also be displaying the new ELMO Huddle space.
The ELMO Huddle Space Collaboration Hub is a perfect solution for 1:1 and BYOD classrooms. It’s a simple 8 HDMI input connection source equipped with video and audio recording allowing you to connect any HDMI compatible device.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Britt

Michael Britt

ELMO Product Specialist, C.R Kennedy Pty Ltd
Michael has been working as a Product Specialist for ELMO document cameras and educational products since 2010.His long association with the Photographic industry helps him educate the importance of using imaging products such as document cameras within the classroom environment.Not... Read More →


Saturday August 18, 2018 1:40pm - 2:00pm
ROOM: Mudjimba 2