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.

Student email addresses – Non identifiable

Cybersafety - Student Privacy Whiles this advice comes from the Department of Education and Training's website it is sound advice for all when setting up student email accounts. http://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/teachers/support/pages/tecsupport.aspx#link14 The...

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TeachThought’s list of must have apps for android devices

The editors at TeachThought have complied and presented this collection of 50 educational apps for android devices. Particularly handy for schools getting started with such devices. The list includes learning simulations to organizing tools for project-based learning....

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Cybersafety Webinars for Grades 4 ,5 & 6 time change

Students' Making Good Choices  & Great Online Communication Webinars To register for one or both of these sessions go to       https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/detonlinesafety   We invite you and your students to attend two web conferences targeted at Years 4,...

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My Story My Content short film competition

My Story My Content Short Film Competition is an initiative of IP Awareness and Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM). It provides primary and secondary school students with the opportunity to make a 60-second short film or animation celebrating local screen creativity,...

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iPads PD for teachers

It is not too late to join the web conference PD, iPads for Learning : online professional learning program The Victorian Department of Education and Training is presenting 8 online sessions held between April and June 2015 Session 1 : introduction to your iPad...

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Script writing workshop for students

Digital technologies can present new and exciting opportunities for students. The Australian Children's Television Foundation (ACTF) and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) are presenting a series of three script writing workshops for primary and early...

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Better World Flux – Free visualisation tool for schools

Better World Flux was created in Australia to raise awareness for the UN Millennium Development Goals . Teachers and students can create,  visualize and share stories that are hidden in the World Bank Open Data. This image presents data showing Australia's own...

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Gallipoli: the first day app available for students

Produced by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the ABC this app for iPads and  tablets presents the the events of Gallipoli as and where they happened in a 3D map space. From the first sightings of British Naval ships by Ottoman platoons and the unfolding chaos of...

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Handbook of Digital Story Telling

Following Nik Peachey  on Scoopit I came across this handbook created by David Mcgillivray. The handbook was initially designed for a Commonwealth Games Project but is relevant to educators using digital media (blogs, audio, video and social media).. It has a great...

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Infographics -Get your students to create one

We see them everywhere on the web. Infographics are used to communicate ideas, products and instructions across the web. Getting students to create one around a topic of interest  or a project they are undertaking requires some pretty detailed literacy skills. Some...

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