Introduction Ultranet Team Lisa Saillard: Teaching & Learning Leader for Ultranet & 1:1 Computing Megan Rolls: NHS Ultranet Coach We can be found in the GCC staffroom Theresa Hsieh – Northern Region Ultranet Coach
What is the Ultranet? Is an online learning management system developed by DEECD designed to provide 24/7 access via the Internet for all valid users. It was rolled out to Government schools in August 2010. The Ultranet is divided into a number of spaces including Design, Collaborative Learning, Community and Express. Applications can be added to these spaces such as a blog, wiki, iFrame, calender, reference library.
The Ultranet so far Activity: SWOT Analysis –Strengths WeaknessesOpportunities Threats
DiscussionWhat made the task impossible? No Purpose No plan
Why will you want to use the Ultranet? Captures learning over time Brings education into the 21st century Information sharing Repository for curriculum materials 24/7 contributions from whole school community Evolving – opportunity to contribute to content Transferrable skills
Lighthouse Project NHS is part of the ‘Lighthouse Project’. Aims to build the capability of secondary students and teachers to: Use the Ultranet effectively to support T & L. Support the introduction of a 1:1 computer program. Share findings with other schools, the region & the department.