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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.

Heywire competition now open

The ABC's 2015 Heywire Competition is open now and closes on Wednesday September, 16 2015.  Enter now! The heart of Heywire is an individual telling a personal story. You must be aged 16-22 on 31 January 2016. You must also live in Australia, but not in Adelaide,...

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Sharing some Global2 blogs

Last week I asked teachers who were running class blogs in Global2 blogs to send them to digital.learning@edumail.vic.gov.au if they were happy to have them featured. It was great to see some primary classroom blogs with activities and students commenting on their...

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Call for great blogs to feature on Global2

If you are using  Global2 blogs with your students, connecting to or collaborating with others or using it in interesting ways to share information can you let us know? We would love to feature your blog on our Blogroll to inspire others. Just email us at...

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A quick take-away on SAMR

James Gibbons has presented a great article around using the SAMR Model to Guide Learning in the way teachers plan and scaffold the learning for their students. He presents a fantastic diagram that is just my cup of tea. He presents: The SAMR Model  was developed by...

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Google Hangout for National Science Week

As part of National Science Week Google  running a program of hangouts with classrooms and the National Maritime Museum.  If you're interested in booking in for one of the time listed below contact sallyann@google.com Be an Underwater Survivor  Presenter: Lloyd Godson...

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UNSW Bragg student science writing competition

A great idea for science week: Do you have a favourite science experiment you’ve conducted in class or watched on YouTube? Or have you been inspired by a great scientific discovery in history? If you’re at an Australian high school, you could win a $500 voucher and...

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National Science week 15–23 August

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and...

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What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything?

Ibrar Bhatt Senior Research Associate at Lancaster University has written an article that will resonate with many teachers. It explores the need for contemporary skills, digital literacy skills and effective ways to assess them. He writes under a subheading : Digital...

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What is possible with Adobe Creative Cloud?

With the growing interest in developing creativity amongst our students, teachers are looking for digital solutions to embed within their curriculum planning. As BYOT (Bring Your Own Technologies) and Cloud based platforms become increasingly popular across Victorian...

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Classroom blogging meeting place

Joel Aaron from Bentleigh West Primary School has taken the initiative to create the Classroom Blog Repository. The concept is simple and relevant to all Global2 teachers.  He has set up a free space for teachers to promote their classroom blogs so that other...

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How do we teach young children about social media?

How do we teach young children about social media? There is no one way, as the teachers who are using Global2 know. A New York teacher Jennifer Aaron tweets with her very young students at PS 150. “We tweet as a whole class three times a week,”she told the New York...

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My Story My Content – Atom short film making comp

To enter My Story My Content, students must create a 60-second short film and submit it into one of the following two categories: Primary Schools/Students Secondary Schools/Students Entries must be based on this year’s theme: ‘Movies Matter’. Your film must be about...

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Global2 blogging on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

Manage and update your Global2 blog right from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Download the Edublogs app As Global2 is an Edublogs Campus, the app will allow all Global2 bloggers to use the support and advice provided by Edublogs. Download the app, dd your username,...

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