2014 'Resources on the Partners in Learning Network' presentation by Megan Rademeyer


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This is the presentation that accompanied a 2014 webinar entitled 'Resources for teachers on the Partners in Learning Network'.

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2014 'Resources on the Partners in Learning Network' presentation by Megan Rademeyer

  1. 1. Resources available on the Partners in Learning Network www.pil-network.com
  2. 2. What can teachers do on the Partners in Learning Network? access Learning Suite tools and lesson plans support from tutorials and professional development connect to share resources discuss hot topics
  3. 3. www.pil-network.com
  4. 4. Access 30+ Learning Suite tools at www.pil-network.com
  5. 5. Find free apps, Office Plug-ins and guides Filter and search to find what you want. Learn how to do it from the tutorials. See how other teachers have used it from the Learning Activities. See what’s “featured”
  6. 6. What is it? How does it work? What can I do with this? Get it!
  7. 7. Create interactive timelines with ChronoZoom Put historical events in perspective by seeing where they fit on an interactive timeline – or create your own!
  8. 8. DeepZoom Use your PC like a giant magnifying glass to explore high resolution pictures in detail Travel around maps and pictures or create and explore 360o views or scenes
  9. 9. Photosynth Use 20 to 300 photos to create an immersive 360o experience Or see if someone else has made a Photosyth that you can show your learners to “take them there”
  10. 10. Fresh Paint A virtual artist box of oils, watercolours, pencils, a range of brushes. Create original masterpieces, turn photos into beautiful paintings or learn techniques by following a template.
  11. 11. Windows Live Movie Maker and Photostory Turn photos and video clips into movies and slide shows Add in music, sub-titles, special effects and credits
  12. 12. 12 High School Life Sciences learners made movies using Movie Maker to explain an aspect of HIV/AIDS as an infomercial. Nikkie Wallace – St Cyprians: Western Cape
  13. 13. Louise Clarke and Kim Jackson St Cyprian’s School – Western Cape Tollbooth Movie Maker: Imagining stories, producing scripts and artwork and then filming and narrating
  14. 14. Kabelo Mahlatsi – Leqele High School: Lesotho High School English learners modernised Julius Caesar and set it in Lesotho with Moshoeshoe in the starring role!
  15. 15. Wessel Theron Bishops Diocesan College - Western Cape School of Rock: Translating song lyrics and making own music videos
  16. 16. content uploads Users can upload an image, Office applications, PDFs, or video with a discussion Join Community Discussions 16 • Find topics that interest you or groups you want to be part of • Start a new discussion • Find out more about the South African and Lesotho Partners in Learning Forum
  17. 17. Access Professional Development 17
  18. 18. Search for learning activities – then contribute your own 18 • Objectives • Created for • Subject • 21st Century skills • Featured tools • Hardware • Instructional approach • Details • Resources • Comments
  19. 19. One • If you are developing engaging learning activities using digital tools – apply to be a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert to stand a chance to win a trip to the Global Partners in Learning Forum. • This years competition will be announced on www.pil-network.com
  20. 20. How do you join the Partners in Learning Network? www.pil-network.com
  21. 21. Complete your profile so that others can: • find you when they search for a teacher like you • see what badges you have earned • see what resources you have contributed • see which social networks you are part of • see what technology you use This helps build the community and promotes collaboration 21
  22. 22. 22 Next steps, links and contacts: www.schoolnet.org.za www.pil-network.com