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9.10am - 9.40am Monday July 2nd - Keynote 1 - Opening, Welcome and Our Journey - Steve Cook

Albert Park College have built a school culture around three key themes: lead, create and inspire. Amazingly it is only in its second year and already the vision is embedded. Hear about the journey the community at Albert Park are following from Steve Cook the Principal of Albert Park College.

 

 

9.40am - 10.40am Monday July 2nd - Keynote 2 - Mojo - Ivo Burum

A former teacher, Ivo has spent more than thirty years as a producer of innovative prime time television programs. His passion for citizen journalism through this time has led him to distill the best of what he has learned into his groundbreaking MoJo program. Whether citizens, students or journalists working in the worlds leading newsrooms, the power of mobile devices such as iPhones is empowering a new kind of digital storytelling and disrupting the status quo in the media and in the classroom. While it utilises new technologies, MoJo is rooted in traditional storytelling values and participatory journalism skill sets that create possibilities for more diverse representation. Ivo is currently introducing MoJo practices internationally.

 

 

4.00pm - 4.30pm Monday July 2nd - Keynote 3 - Interactive activities for the iPad (or BYOD) Classroom    - Sam Gliksman (US)
Create fun, impromptu classroom quizzes and games that engage students and provide instant feedback. You'll be amazed at the creative ways in which you can integrate simple, interactive quizzes across the curriculum - impromptu testing that measures understanding, exciting team games, stimulating sensitive discussions, inventive creative writing, and more. If you have an iPad, please bring it and be prepared to participate!
You will walk away from this webinar with:
An understanding of some of the games and quizzes available with the iPad
Creative ways to integrate interactive quizzes into curriculum
Ideas for incorporating games into your curriculum
Focuses on ways to integrate Socrative and Google Forms as a way to collect information from students and then analyze it.

9.10am - 9.40am Tuesday July 3rd - Keynote 4 - The Cedar’s iPad story - Fraser Speirs (UK)

Head of Computing and IT at Cedars School of Excellence, Greenock. One of the leading 1:1 iPad schools in the world.
This session will present the process and impact of our 1:1 iPad deployment which started in August 2010. Fraser is a well-known public speaker at events such as the Apple EU Leadership Summit, Abilene Christian University's 2011 Connected Summit and Macworld Mobile. He regularly works with schools around the world focusing on next-generation educational technology, teaching practice and curriculum.

 

9.40am - 10.40am Tuesday July 3rd - Keynote 5 - What makes an Excellent Educational App? - Tony Vincent


With hundreds of thousands of apps in the App Store and tens of thousands in the Education category, it can be a challenge to wade through the junk to find the gems. Tony Vincent has been working with mobile apps for over a decade and has lots to share about what goes into a fantastic app for learning. We will analyze why some of the most popular educational apps are so loved and why others fall short. We'll also explore alternatives to searching the App Store to find the best apps, discover the top educational app review websites, and see examples of the best app developers have to offer.

 

 

1.15pm - 1.45pm Tuesday July 3rd - Keynote 6 - HOT apps 4 HOTS -Lisa Johnson (US)


Lisa Johnson is the co-author with Yolanda Barker of HOT apps for HOTS and developer of the TechChef4U app.  In this Skype we'll be hearing about Lisa's spin on Higher Order Thinking Skills and the use of various apps on idevices.

HOT apps for HOTS

App Addict, Apptivity Author, iPad Evangelist, Social geek, Caffiene dependent and Blogger.

Lisa's Blog is a wealth of information and resources and will keep you busy for some time. So be warned you maybe missing in action when you visit her blog.

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