February 2012

The best of Web 2.0 sites for teaching


Google in education


Engaging Activities for Reluctant Learners in Literacy Classrooms Presented by: Georgina Pazzi 


Teachers were placed in 5 groups; SUPERSTARS, SHINING LIGHTS, SPARKLERS, BRIGHT BUNNIES and GLOWORMS undertaking 5 activities iPAD, Multimedia, Digital Images, iPod and web 2.0/IWB

Activities in periods of 20 minutes then charging over to new activity with teachers completing e5 connections (Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate and Evaluate) for the activities.

Georgina Pazzi provided lots of suggestions, ideas and help on the day.




One of the activities undertaken by teachers  was using answer garden for students being able to response freely with no names.

Thanks for the great training day


What are the characteristics of a reluctant learner?  http://answergarden.ch/view/23395





















10 of the best apps for education
As iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches become more integrated in classrooms, educators and students are looking for new ways to apply them  to              the  learning process. [ Read More ]






Ten great sites with free teacher resources
With cuts to school budgets, teachers are often left searching for ways to innovate without breaking the bank. [ Read More ]


Ten skills every student should learn
What students should learn in school is at the forefront of the education reform debates taking place across the U.S. and elsewhere.[ Read More ]





Ten common myths about teaching
It seems everyone has an opinion about teachers and their profession these days … and most of them aren’t teachers. [ Read More





Ten ways schools are using social media effectively
Smart phones might be getting the green light in more schools around the country, but social networking is still getting the yellow in many schools: Parents are worried about bullying, teacher-student online relationships are questioned, and school security can be compromised all too easily, some critics fear. [ Read More ]

Creative Thinking: Your Edge

View more presentations from Joanna Maxwell

Skype effectively in the classroom



A complete guide to web, Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus privacy and security! http://theedublogger.com/2011/07/14/how-to-check-your-web-footprint/

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Monday 27th February 2012

Ian Hall

Casual Relief Teacher in Prmary Schools in Bendigo

Mobile: 0403264041


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I am doing casual relief teaching in Bendigo since Feb 2010. I am an IT trainer for organisations such as Access Employment and Loddon Campaspe Multicultural; Services. Previous doing relief teaching in Melbourne 2008 and 2009. I taught in WA for 16 years from 1981 to 1997...I have done voluntary work with Dyslexia Speld Foundation and the Gifted and Talented Association..I like Mind Mapping and Edward DeBoo's 6 Thinking Hats plus chess

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