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IBSC South African Conference 2014 - Workshop B, Friday 14 March 12h00: A Fresh Look at Technology

 

Title

Presenters

Interest

B1 How to make the best digital choice for your school

Is your school considering a move to digital? Where do you start? What are your objectives and outcomes? Do you have the capacity to deliver? This practical session will give you the tools to make the right decisions from the outset.

Marion Smallbones Marion Smallbones
(Director of Efficacy for Schools at Pearson)
All
B2 How can technology be used to create engaging reading experiences for boys?

How do we continue to enthuse and engage boys in reading? Join this session and discover the benefits of a blended approach to reading.

Karen Simpson Karen Simpson
(Learning Resources Director:  Primary Schools at Pearson) and Emma Mendes (Teacher at Rivonia Primary School)
Primary & Senior Phase
B3 Research in the Primary School: Real World Tasks for Real World Outcomes (Session A only)

Plagiarism is often cited by teachers and librarians as a critical challenge. But we, as educators, are usually guilty of assigning tasks that encourage “bad” research behaviours. This session presents examples of such tasks and strategies for thinking about research as a “knowledge creation” process.

Kevin Sherman Kevin Sherman
(Independent Educational Consultant specializing in innovative teaching strategies)
Primary
B4 Implementing digital learning: What are the key technology considerations?

Implementing digital learning: What are the key technology considerations? From infrastructure to device selection, appropriate hardware to suitable software, what are the key considerations when making the move to a digital learning
environment? Join this panel discussion with schools that have gone through the process to learn more.

Kobus van Wyk Anthony Egbers
Kobus van Wyk Anthony Egbers
Karen Stadler Enoch Tonga
Karen Stadler Enoch Tonga
Chairman: Kobus van Wyk (Khanya).  Panel: Anthony Egbers (Dainfern College), Karen de Stadler (Elkanah House), Enoch Tonga (Sunwood Park High), Helen Unwin (The Grove)
All
B5 Technology-enhanced learning: transforming the classroom experience

Become a learner in a technology enabled classroom and
see how various technologies can be utilised to transform
the learning experience.

Fiona Beal Maggie Verster
Fiona Beal Maggie Verster
Robyn Clark Rajab Fiona Beal (ICT Integrator with SchoolNet), Maggie Verster (CSIR/Meraka), Robyn Clark Rajab (Lecturer at Wits)
Robyn Clark Rajab  
All
B6 Workshop: Advanced Google Search (Session B only)

Google makes it simple to find the information you need, but there are strategies for locating higher quality sources more efficiently. Learn the basics of predictive search, advanced search features, and filters to search like you’ve never searched before.

Kevin Sherman Kevin Sherman
(Independent Educational Consultant specializing in innovative teaching strategies)
All
B7 How to effectively teach using tablets and digital content in the classroom

Hands on teacher training workshop with practical tips and tricks on how to plan, prepare and source digital content for effective use in the classroom.

Jane MacKenzie-Hoskyn Jane MacKenzie-Hoskyn - lead ICT Integrator at Parklands College, and Apple Distinguished Educator (one of only three Apple Distinguished Educators in Africa)
All
B8 The Flipped Classroom: how to apply this model in your school.

Join this session and become a learner in a flipped classroom environment. Learn how this global education trend will impact on the future role of the teacher and how your school can be ahead of the curve.

Nicole Masureik Judi Fanscisco
Nicole Masureik Judi Fanscisco
Nicole Masureik (Maths Teacher and Tech Manager at Pinelands High) & Judi Fanscisco (Micklefield)
All
B9a Using gaming to engage and stimulate boys – in action

Another hot educational trend in action! Come and play with us and see how gaming is fast becoming a viable option for engaging boys and improving learner outcomes.

Maritza Van Den Heuvel Maritza Van Den Heuvel (Innovation Lab Director at Pearson)
Primary
B9b Using gaming to engage and stimulate boys – in action

Another hot educational trend in action! Come and play with us and see how gaming is fast becoming a viable option for engaging boys and improving learner outcomes.

Steven Rybicki Steven Rybicki
(UCT student and "gaming for learning" enthusiast)
Secondary
B10 How to use data to inform instruction

Learning analytics is hardly new. What is new, however, is the rise in quantity and quality of data being captured as learners engage in learning processes. As a consequence of better and more data, analytics have gained attention in education. Join Bailey Thomson and Dee Moodley from Spark Schools as they share how they use data in their model.

Bailey Thomson Dee Moodley
Bailey Thomson Dee Moodley
Bailey Thomson and Dee Moodley
(Spark Schools)
All
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