Make Your Very Own Episode of ‘Little Lunch’

Based on the popular ABC3 TV series ‘Little Lunch’, the free Little Lunch Applittlelunch allows you to make your very own episode of the show. Your finished Little Lunch episode that you film on your iPad or Android tablet will include the Little Lunch TV titles and credits.

 Coming Soon:      

Posted in Class Activities, Curriculum, Digital Literacy

Adobe Software Offer for Victorian Government Schools

The Department of Education & Training has entered into an agreement  with Adobe for Victorian Government Schools to purchase a select range of adobe software. If a school chooses to opt-in to the program then licencing is subscription based, with payments per year for a 3 year term. (Updated) 

There are two base collections of applications available to participating schools.

You may choose between:

Design and Web K-12 Collection or CCE for Education Desktop Apps Design and Web K-12 Collection CCE for Education Desktop Apps
Adobe

DETVIC Flyer for Prices on Adobe Products Offer

Please view this embedded document to view prices and details. You can Pop it out to download the the file.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted in animation, Digital Learning, Online Resources

SchoolMate for Victorian parents

Schools are invited to share the SchoolMate App with their parent community.

SchoolMate provides practical tips of how families can support their child’s learning.

SchoolMate is an essential App for parents of school-aged children in Victoria, Australia.

Featured below is some promotional materials including a marketing kit, including  a factsheet, testimonials, posters, some copy and images that schools may wish to use with their school social media and/or newsletters.

SchoolMate

To download SchoolMate, see:

Promotional materials

You can help us spread the word about SchoolMate by sharing our stories, images and videos and encouraging parents to download the app.

To download the full suite of promotional material (excluding videos), see: SchoolMate Promotional Materials (zip – 3.69mb)

SchoolMate Marketing Kit

The SchoolMate Marketing Kit includes a factsheet, testimonials, promotional creative, suggested copy and images for social media and newsletters.

Posters

Promotional Videos

Posted in Digital Resources, Early Childhood, Parents

Join the first STEM Brainstorming Day

Join the Design and Technology Teachers’ Association (DATTA) Vic for their first STEM Brainstorming Day.  They invite primary & secondary educators to  explore technologies as a key area for the delivery of STEM learning & teaching in Victoria.  On the day participants will;

  • Investigate STEM initiatives, both at home and around the world
  • Explore successful ACARA-funded STEM projects from local schools
  • Hear from maths & science teachers’ perspectives
  • Brainstorm possible STEM projects for your own school
  • Write up and benchmark  projects against the Technologies, Mathematics and Science curricula 

When:

9.30am – 3.00pm

Friday 15th April

Where:

150 Palmerston Street, Carlton, VIC, 3053

There is no cost to attend this event, but all participants must register.

Posted in Professional Learning

Free course on blogging with your students! Enrol now!

Would you like to learn more about blogging with students?  The Edublogs team is running a free course on blogging with students.

Global2 is the Department of Education and Training blogging platform which is hosted on CampusPress by the Edublogs team.  All step by step instructions in the series are with Edublogs and CampusPress users in mind.

teacherchallengebadge

Whether you are new to blogging, or want a refresher on all of the features that blogging can offer, come join the four week crash-course and the Edublogs team will guide you through the process of blogging with students.

The course covers:

  • Setting up class and student blogs
  • Teaching quality comments and posts
  • Working with widgets
  • Images, copyright, and creative commons
  • Connecting with other classes
  • Tons more! including mobile apps

How Does It Work?

The Edublogs Teacher Challenge is completely free of charge.

Each Teacher Challenge session lasts for 30 days, with 2-3 tasks per week that will be sent to you via email. The first challenge is sent when you signup.

When you finish the Teacher Challenge, you receive a badge to proudly display on your blog and a certificate of completion which you can use towards your professional development hours.

Thanks to Sue Waters for the post and the course.

Enrol For Free Now! 

Posted in Blogs, Challenge, Digital Learning, Digital Pedagogy, Digital Resources, Digital Technologies, How To, Online Projects, Professional Learning

Free Course On Blogging With Students! Enrol Now!

Would you like to learn more about blogging with students?  The Edublogs team is running a free course on blogging with students.

Global2 is the Department of Education and Training blogging platform which is hosted on CampusPress by the Edublogs team.  All step by step instructions in the series are with Edublogs and CampusPress users in mind.

teacherchallengebadge

Whether you are new to blogging, or want a refresher on all of the features that blogging can offer, come join the four week crash-course and the Edublogs team will guide you through the process of blogging with students.

The course covers:

  • Setting up class and student blogs
  • Teaching quality comments and posts
  • Working with widgets
  • Images, copyright, and creative commons
  • Connecting with other classes
  • Tons more!

How Does It Work?

The Edublogs Teacher Challenge is completely free of charge.

Each Teacher Challenge session lasts for 30 days, with 2-3 tasks per week that will be sent to you via email. The first challenge is sent when you signup.

When you finish the Teacher Challenge, you receive a badge to proudly display on your blog and a certificate of completion which you can use towards your professional development hours.

Enrol For Free Now!

Enrol by filling out this Google form.

 

Enrolment is kept open, so you can start whenever is convenient for you. The series is excellent way of preparing for the Student Blogging Challenge which starts in March!

Let us know if you have any questions in the comments below.

Posted in Blogs, Digital Technologies, Global2, Professional Learning

Welcome to another exciting blogging year

The Global2 team welcomes all teachers and students of Victorian Government and Catholic schools to the Global2 blogging environment.

The Department of Education and Training manages this blogging platform – a Campus’ of Edublogs. 

Global2 can be used individually, as a class blog or a class of blogs allowing teachers to manage the access, audience, comments and posts of their students.

Global2 can be used on any devise. The Edublogs App on Apple or android can be downloaded for use via  Campus access.  http://global2.vic.edu.au/tips-and-tricks/

Make a Quick Start to Global2 Blogging

 

 

Posted in Blogs, Digital Learning, Digital Technologies

Webinars for students for 2016

2016 sees some regular webinars being organised through the Department’s Adobe Connect Web Conferencing suite. There will include sessions for teachers and students.
Here is a sample of some of the activities planned for students in term one. Stay tuned for more.

Cyberbullying Webinar
Register here

2 – 2.40pm  (room opens at 12:30 for setup)

Tuesday 1 Mar

2016

Audience: Years 4, 5 and 6 students.
The presentation assists students to:
* identify ways to manage and prevent cyberbullying behaviour
* seek support if they are experiencing cyberbullying
* be ‘good’ bystanders if they witness cyberbullying
* recognise bullying online
* deal with cyberbullying behaviour.
Safer Internet Day
Register here   for the morning session10 -10.40 am (room opens at 8 for setup)

Tues 9 Feb

2016

Audience: Years 4, 5 and 6 students.

Safer Internet Day
Play your part for a better internet

Safer Internet Day
Register here for the morning session1.45-2.25 pm (room opens at 12:30 for setup)

Tues 9 Feb

2016

Audience: Years 4, 5 and 6 students.

Safer Internet Day
Play your part for a better internet

 

Posted in Class Activities, Cybersafety, Digital Learning, Web Conferencing

Global2 wishes you and your family a joyful and safe Christmas

From all at the Global2 team we wish  you and your family a joyful and safe Christmas. We look forward to blogging with you next year.

We will be posting throughout the holidays so stay tuned.

Posted in Blogs, Digital Technologies, Student activities

Safer Internet Day 9 Feb webinar book early

The theme for this years Safer internet is Be smart, play your part!

Safer Internet Day will take place on Tuesday 9 February 2016. The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and to explore the role we all play in helping to create a better and safer online community.

Coordinated by Insafe, the European network for internet safety, the event is supported in Australia by the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner.

Victorian Primary schools are invited to register and attend one of 2 webinars held on the day.

Safer Internet Day
Register here   for the morning session

10-10.40 am (room opens at 8 for setup)

Tues 9 Feb

Safer Internet Day

Play your part for a better internet

Safer Internet Day
Register here for the morning session

1.45-2.25 pm (room opens at 12:30 for setup)

 

Tues 9 Feb

Safer Internet Day

Play your part for a better internet

For schools who have not attended an Adobe Connect Webinar before Register via the link.

You will receive a link after you register. That link is your key to enter the event but it wont work till the room is open (hence the early opening hours).

You just need a computer connected to the internet, a means of sharing with your students eg Data projector, whiteboards etc, some speakers and a mic is optional.

You just click on the link and just as hundreds of our teachers have done so far join the session.

We do include an option for schools who have students with one to one or group devices to have a voice. We will give you a separate link for students on the day at the beginning of the event.

All the information will be included in your registration.

 

 

Posted in Cybersafety, Cybersmart, Student activities

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