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A summary of highlights of the 2011 DEECD Innovation Showcase

A summary of highlights of the 2011 DEECD Innovation Showcase

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  • 1. 2011 DEECD Innovation Showcase Summary Friday 13th May 2011Melbourne Convention Centre Lucy Barrow
  • 2. “This event features Victoria’s mostforward thinking practitioners whowill share the innovations making adifference in their settings.” Department of Education & Early Childhood Development, 2011 DEECD Innovation Showcase, http://www.education.vic.gov.au/researchinnovation/showcase/default.htm
  • 3. Point of View Camera (used by Indigenous students in RMIT’s pre-vocational courses in plumbing).: Students record themselves completing a task.: Video footage can then be shared or used forassessment purposesHow could we use point of view cameras in ourteaching and learning settings?
  • 4. .: Excellent use ofUltranet (VictorianGovernment School’sPortal) to deliver theLiteracy course, inparticular, writing.: Use of a number ofWeb 2.0 tools to engagestudents, eg: wikis,blogs, Xtranormal,fotobabble, Photo Peach
  • 5. “…Powerful tools forproblem solving,collaboration, strategicthinking and forwardplanning.”Read the blog post by Adam Bricefrom Ringwood North PS
  • 6. .: Use of videoconferencing tools to givean isolated school inregional Victoria access tothe world.: Use of Skype andElluminate.: Live Skype call during thesession to students inMalaysia illustrated thepower of this approachRead the blog post by Anne Mirtschinfrom Hawkesdale P-12 College
  • 7. .: Opportunity to meeteducators for the first time whohave been key influences andassisted in the development ofour school’s virtual worldsprogram .: Virtual History Project.: FUSE website – Find, Use andShare quality Educationresources
  • 8. The closing session was colourful, exciting, inspiring, emotional, hilarious and life changing!Copies of The Happiest Refugee,by Anh Do, are available from the Senior School Library
  • 9. Recordings of the sessions will be available on the Innovations Showcase website Find 1:1 Learning resources on the DEECD eLearning ICT Showcase website