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Thursday, August 16
 

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: 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

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
 
Saturday, August 18
 

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