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  • 1. Innovations in Teaching and Learning —the NSW Journey Raju Varanasi, Director, NSW Curriculum & Learning Innovation Centre
  • 2. NSW CLIC — Services and Products Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 3. A new dynamic in the classroom...• Quality learning design• Flexibility of delivery• Engagement• Authenticity• Collaboration• Competition Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 4. Data to inform engagement Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 5. Data to inform engagement Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 6. Leveraging success • Use knowledge gained from MuM • Focus on specific syllabus content • Rapid development • Very popular with students — 100,000+ visitors For example: Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 7. City of FearSyllabus – History for 10 to 14-year-olds• Engagement — you’re immersed• Authenticity — students working with original documents and photos to conduct genuine research — they’re learning historiography. Students learn about 19th century Sydney society in the context of solving a mystery about an outbreak of bubonic plague — yes, it really happened.• Format easily adaptable for individual, collaborative, group or assignment activity. Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 8. Digital DilemmaSyllabus — Digital Citizenship for 14 to 16-year-olds — Your digitalfootprint•Engagement — you’re immersed in a music festival•Authenticity — Players must make decisions in a simulated socialnetwork — Tracebook — and deal with the consequences of theirdecisions.•Format easily adaptablefor individual, collaborative,group or assignment activity. Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 9. The Taste of DangerSyllabus — Food Technology and Science for 12 to 16-year-olds•Engagement — you’re immersed — in a laboratory, a hospitaland a café.•Authenticity — students working with current health protocols andhealth documents. They track down the cause of a food poisoningoutbreak and make decisions about how to deal with it.•Format easily adaptable for individual,collaborative, groupor assignment activity. Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 10. The Digital Education Revolution NSW journeyWhat were our teachers and students faced with? Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 11. The DER journey to dateWhat we provided... Wraps — content and skills Tools4U — tools UCreate — process Now add teacher professional learning ? User generated resources Now? ? Student generated learning resources Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 12. Teacher capacity buildingWe have the resources, now we need to build teacher capacity…Publicly available courses Internally available courses Digital Citizenship GeoGebra for beginners Creating a laptop wrap Digital stories for early learners Build a personal learning Using the Intel Visual Ranking Tool network for higher order thinking Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 13. Learner centred awards Digital Art Digital Story Short Film Web Design Greeting Animation Radio News Awards Awards Awards Awards Card Design Awards Awards AwardsPrincipal Major Sponsors Supporting Sponsors In association withSponsor Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 14. A winning entry…From these .. to this ..
  • 15. Digital Citizenship Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 16. So, how do I find all this? Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 17. Point to point collaboration solutions• A suite of video conference cameras, desktop sharing software and IWBs in all schools• Adobe Connect enterprise solution • Desktop videoconferencing • Virtual selective high school • Virtual gifted and talented primary classes • Remote 1:1 literacy intervention • Future - Speech pathology, adult literacy, early childhood screening Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 18. 1:1 remote literacy interventionRoyal Far West School• Needed to deliver ongoing intervention support to students in remote schools• Framework design that can be repurposed for different intervention strategies• Literacy package rendered in Flash within an Adobe Connect pod• Intervention delivered to the student’s classroom• Expertise in metropolitan areas supporting remote communities Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 19. Royal Far West School — SOLVE-ITUser guides [pdf 589KB]wall chart [pdf 229KB]
  • 20. Challenge – “natural classroom” collaborationMultipoint to Multipoint ‘crowd’ collaboration —• ‘iSee’ used in an immersive learning platform• Natural classroom communication• Active collaboration rather than consumption of online content• Students immersed with high definition spatial audio and live webcam video instead of avatars• Equity of access — anywhere, anytime• Live, rather than summative data• Everything can be saved and replayed from any perspective Raju Varanasi, Director
  • 21. ContactRaju Varanasi, Director Raju Varanasi, Director