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2013 what is a teach meet - schoolnet sa

  1. 1. What is a TeachMeet? Megan Rademeyer
  2. 2. What is a TeachMeet? • A professional development “un-conference” • Teachers get together to simply share ideas or lessons using ICT as a tool using different devices. • About two hours in duration with lots of short presentations from different people.
  3. 3. How does a TeachMeet work? • Invitations go out • Teachers are asked to share ideas in either 3, 5 or 7 minute time-slots (keen beans!) – ideally these are sent to the organisers ahead of time • Other teachers who do not want to present can come and watch to get ideas and learn (enthusiastic lurkers!) • On the day it is a fun idea to have a “random name generator” to decide on the order of presenters • A fun timer ensures people stick to time limits http://www.classtools .net/educationgamesphp/fruit_machine
  4. 4. Sample Invitation
  5. 5. Sample format of presentation • Title of presentation Name, school and class • The resource I want to talk about is… (website, project, book, tool etc.) • I have used it in this way… • This is how it has made a difference to my teaching/learning • This is how the resource has been useful to me • Here are some useful links This is not the place to sell stuff!
  6. 6. Where to start? • Present something you learnt about at the SchoolNet SA conference • Ask teachers who entered the Microsoft competition to talk about their Learning Activity • Ask teachers who use the centre – or who have shone at training to share ideas • Get additional presenters via skype • Vodacom (through SchoolNet) will cover the cost of the catering for your centre to host a TeachMeet – IF it is organised to take place by March 2013.
  7. 7. Useful links: SchoolNet Blog http://schoolnetsa.blogspot.c om/2013/10/threeteachmeets-taking-place-insouth.html TeachMeet Wiki http://teachmeetsouthafrica.wikispaces.com/ Megan Rademeyer megan@schoolnet.org.za www.schoolnet.org.za

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