Global Education Conference, 2013
Dr Gail Casey - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://gcasey.wikispaces.com/
Deakin University/ Geelong High School, Australia
This global project received 1st place in the ISTE SIGOL Online Learning Awards in 20121
“As education becomes more global,
how can we take advantage of new
media & technologies to provide a
more personalised approach to
learning: one that will support
students out-of-school lives?”
Looking specifically at learning design and assessment.
Teacher PD support,
within & across
& peer mentors
7. Constructive Peer
6. Peer & Self
5. Students: active & valued
through contributions to
the learning of others
Building in Play-Time (across schools, year levels & learning areas)
A student-centred approach to support
• Scaffolding to support peer feedback and
• Designing learning that is authentic, provides
choice & student role models
• Support for teachers to learn, unlearn &
• Strengthening learning through teacher Action
email email@example.com to become involved
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