Global2 is the place for students to learn about social media, using social media. Teachers and students in Victorian Government and Catholic schools are invited to set up their class and student spaces, create blogs and digital portfolios.

Skype-a-Thon 2017

Announcing Skype-a-Thon 2017 - Open Hearts. Open Minds. Skype-a-Thon is back on November 28th and 29th!!! Microsoft is excited to announce our 3rd Skype-a-Thon, this year centered around the theme of ‘Open Hearts. Open Minds’. We know that when we can connect students...

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Digital Technologies Webinars – wk 7 term 4

Check out these great webinars offered by the VCAA Digital Technologies specialist teachers. See the details and link to register below: Wednesday 22 November, 3:45 - 4:45pm - Megan Van Der Velden Title:   Curriculum Planning and Assessment for Digital Technologies...

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100 ideas and prompts to blog

Check out this detailed resource by our dedicated EduBlogs team, Ronnie, Sue and Kathleen. The blog post describes different ways that blogs could be used in teaching and learning to engage students. For teachers looking for inspiration in English and Maths, there are...

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Microsoft professional learning opportunities

Microsoft is again offering a ran­ge of professional learning at no cost in Victoria for Term 4 that may interest you, including: Build a collaborative classroom with Office 365 Discover OneNote in the classroom Microsoft STEM Ed Experience Internationalising the...

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DATTA Vic’s 2017 Makerspace conference

DATTA Vic's 2017 Makerspace conference will take place on the 1st of December at the Northern College of the Arts & Technology, Preston.  Explore applied STEM learning, creative problem solving and design thinking - and the joy of making too! Find out more...

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Digital Technologies: Secondary Teachers, whole day PL

The team from Computer Science Education Research (CSER) Project from Adelaide University are visiting Melbourne to offer a whole day professional learning opportunity for teachers: Date: Monday 20 November 2017, 9:30-3:30pm Location: Kensington Town Hall, 30-34...

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Top Trending Victorian Blogs

There are countless education blogs worldwide focusing on education. Within this thriving community is Global2, which is used widely by Victorian Schools to share learning and teaching. Each month the Teaching and Learning branch look at the data of new blogs being...

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Snapshot PD for Teachers

These short, half hour, online sessions cover a range of topics to help you use ICT across the curriculum and provide educational opportunities for students. Facilitated by the DET Virtual Learning Team. Presenters provide an outline of the topic, Q & A, resources...

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VCAA offering DigiTech and STEM professional learning

The Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (VCAA) are offering  DigiTech and STEM sessions for free! If you cant get to a face-to-face one, tune into the online ones which run for a hour, generally after school. Topics include: Digital Systems Curriculum Unplugged...

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Education in games summit – DET and ACMI special PAX Deal

Education in games summit 2017 - Gain the tools to teach effectively for a digital future Join us at #EiGS17 on the 27th October to find out what leading practitioners in digital pedagogy are doing with their students. Keynote speaker Eric Jordan kicks off the day...

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How to Raise a Good Human in a Digital World

Sharing a great article  from commonsensemedia.org for teaching character to kids of all ages using media and tech written by Sierra Filucci  This might be worth sharing with your parents just before the holidays. As parents, we have many hopes for our kids. We want...

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Victorian Games and Apps Challenge 2017

Victorian Games and Apps Challenge Submissions close on Wednesday, October 11 2017  What is the problem, issue or challenge you want to take on? Could you create a game? How is your game or app going to increase awareness, provide strategies, create empathy or make...

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