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Enabling Engagement in Literacy using iPads

Here is the PDF of my workshop session. 

Enabling Engagement in Literacy using iPads_Gai Cross_2014

Video of students:

Added by Gai Cross on July 1, 2014 at 12:36am — No Comments

Anticipation and hopes

When I posted this there were only 17 days to go until slide2learn 2014 in Sydney.   I'm wondering what you are hoping from slide2learn2014?  What are you hoping to learn?  What are you hoping to gain from slide2learn?  How many new people will become members of your personal learning network?

I'm hoping to meet many more slide2learn members and teachers from all around Australia and the world.  Some are in my PLN already and others I'll be adding. 

See you all…


Added by Jenny Ashby on June 13, 2014 at 11:53pm — No Comments


What are your thoughts on using a device such as the TabCam in the classroom?

Added by Louise Duncan on November 10, 2013 at 12:10am — 1 Comment

iBook about how we 'do work' in an post-PC, iPad world

Hi everyone - there comes a time when every iPad using educator needs to contribute back to the communities that have fostered them. I've certainly had a great time doing that with Slide2learn - and for me that time has also come in the form an iBook. Its the culmination of a few years of plugging away with mobile devices and thinking that gee, not only do these look and feel different to a traditional computer, they can also do much of what a PC can, and lots more beside.

I've also…


Added by Jonathan Nalder on October 14, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Disasters happen - video competition for secondary students

My project is running a video competition for secondary school students.

The competition theme is relevant and important for everyone to know about - it is a great opportunity to demonstrate learning and produce a resource for an authentic audience...and potentially win an iPad mini. More information here and on…


Added by Heather Bailie on August 21, 2013 at 10:35am — No Comments

Disaster Resilience Education – Educating the Educators

I had a great time at the recent Slide2Learn conference in Perth. There were some fabulous keynotes, lots of interesting workshops and the opportunity to meet inspiring educators.

I was there with an ulterior motive, to publicise the project I am working on with Australian Red Cross in conjunction with Australian Emergency Management Institute (AEMI).…


Added by Heather Bailie on May 1, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Workflows session

As I pormised here are the PDF files of osme apps that are useful to work out workflows with students and teachers. Feel free to download and share.  As you saw mine were laminated and had velcro for easy dispalying and moving around. 8apps/pagePDF  and  Large…


Added by Jenny Ashby on April 25, 2013 at 3:09am — No Comments

Snap! Tens frames to get you thinking.

The game of snap has been enhanced in the app Tens Frame Snap. Ten frames and subitising dots are used to assist students to develop mathematical understanding and fluency of pairs, addition, and subtraction skills. The game allows for one and two player settings as well as selection of appropriate number range. The built in feedback guides players throughout the game.

Reflection apps discussed included…


Added by Melissa Croswell on April 24, 2013 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Resources from session 'Students as Content Creators'

Hi folks

As promised, resources from my session. Download, use and enjoy!

Settlers Showcase: Lesson Ideas

Persuasive Writing Book: Workflow

ShowMe Numeracy Book

Take care!

Sarah x

Added by Sarah McCormick on April 23, 2013 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Workshop 1 - Technology-enabled Assessments

Below is a link to my site which has all of the resources and content mentioned in my first session "Technnology-enabled Assessment".

For those of you who weren't able to attend my session.  The session presented a case study for implementing technology-enabled assessments in a Chinese language class.  Whilst the Chinese podcasts task was set in a different light the application of the skills, marking key and concepts could be easily adapted for the purposes of…


Added by Daniel Budd on April 23, 2013 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Workshop 8- Using iPads to Investigate, Create and Communicate in the Primary Literacy Classroom

If you are interested in any of the information from my presentation in Workshop 8, click on the link! 

Presentation Session 8: iPads in the Literacy Classroom

Added by Amie Meyer on April 23, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Jenny Jongste's presentations

I have created a book for you to use on your iPad for each of of the sessions.

iMovie _ sessions 1 and 2

Please download this book:  imovie2013.ibooks

This is a summary of some of the apps I used:  …


Added by Jenny Jongste on April 22, 2013 at 2:39am — No Comments

Students sharing their learning

How are your students creating and sharing their learning in your class at the moment?

Added by Jenny Ashby on February 27, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Students sharing their learning

How do your students create and share about their learning at the moment?

Added by Jenny Ashby on February 27, 2013 at 8:48pm — 1 Comment

Reaching out on Social Media

Slide2Learn has a Facebook page!

We'll be sharing information via our usual Ning and Twitter channels and are now adding Facebook into the mix.  Be sure to search for us and like us next time you are on Facebook. 

Added by Kate Maccoll on February 21, 2013 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Slide2learn mentioned in national press in positive article about tablets and education

See the Daily Telegraph here:

- Article was also in several other daily newspapers around the country. Well done team!

Added by Jonathan Nalder on January 24, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Digitial Resources


Digital Technologies for Teachers and Career Practitioners

Curated by Dr Peter Carey


Digital Technologies

Hosted by Dr Peter Carey

Added by Dr Peter Carey on January 1, 2013 at 5:03pm — 1 Comment

iPad mini! What do we all think?

Well Slide2learn-ers, the mini is here and looks very promising - but how good is it, and will it work for education?

Here are some thoughts from the Slide2learn team - add yours in the comments :)


My impression (having bought two): it is smaller, lighter. That's about it!

I've got a few kids trialling…


Added by Jonathan Nalder on November 6, 2012 at 8:26pm — No Comments

early years learning framework app

Would anyone be part of or know of a kinder that would like to trial/test our new app, 2Build a Profile?

2Build a Profile allows early childhood professionals to quickly and easily record experiences of children against the Early Years Learning Framework, as they explore, with photo and objective evidence. This evidence is held in secure portfolios and can be exported as reports as appropriate. A time consuming process by hand or computer, by using 2Build a Profile, educators…


Added by Rachel Mustovic on October 11, 2012 at 12:22pm — 14 Comments

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