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.

Excellent image search engine

Photos for Class  is a simple to use tool to access and  download properly attributed, Creative Commons photos for school. In my testing I tried out some not so savory search terms - the ones students are likely to try out! and was presented with photos of adorable...

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Pixar release tool RenderMan for free use in schools

A key tool used in animation production by Pixar (think Toy Story) has been released for  free for non-commercial usage on Windows, OS X, and Linux. For teachers working with students on high level computer graphics, animation, media, science, architecture, or any...

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Digital Deck

The Digital Deck presents digital resources, providing an overview, how to get started, and ideas for the classroom. For the full version of Digital Deck, visit http://fuse.education.vic.gov.au/?J7QNR9   Digital Deck 5: What is… Debut Video Capture? Debut is an...

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The Great Victorian Coding Challenge

Get your students involved in The Great Victorian Coding Challenge – register your school by visiting the Victorian Education Department website - Click Here Students will be challenged to develop their creativity using the computer program Scratch. Scratch is one of...

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ACMI -Screen It 2015 video conference series

The Australia Centre of the Moving Image (ACMI) are presenting a Screen It 2015 Videoconference Series This free,  video conference series allows students and teachers to discover what makes a winning Screen It entry. The sessions are being repeated (for those of you...

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iPads for Learning Online Professional Learning Program

The Department’s Virtual Conference Centre is providing eight iPads for Learning Online Professional Learning sessions in Term 2. These sessions are for teachers and leaders who are using iPads in their teaching and learning with sessions including: Tuesday 21st...

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Harmony Day 21st March – Recipes for Harmony

Harmony Day (21 March) celebrates Australia's cultural diversity. It's about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone. Recipes for Harmony brings the world to children, introducing them to amazing people, cultures and foods in an interactive and...

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Using the ed.ted web resource

Most of you will know TED talks, but did you know there is a fantastic tool for teachers to support them to create their own digital lessons?. It allows you to take an online resource and building your own teaching and learning around them for your students....

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Learning design collaborative project call for schools

The Australasian 'New Pedagogies for Deep Learning' (http://www.newpedagogies.org/) cluster is a group of schools in Victoria, Tasmania and New Zealand. The cluster has developed a project to engage students from across the globe in authentic action research, which...

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Teaching the geography of food

Seth Dixon is a Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Geography, Rhode Island College and writer who recently published and article for National Geographic Education. In that article he presented his ten favourite resources including articles and videos about  food and the...

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Planning for 1-to-1 Learning

Implementing and sustaining a 1-to-1 program for students in a school presents both challenges and opportunities. The Sustaining a 1-to-1 Program in a School provides advice on what schools need to consider to make informed decisions about 1-to-1 program...

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Web Conferencing for schools

Do you have a sister school or an expert you want to invite to speak to your students? or work with your staff? You dont have to get into a bus, car (or plane sadly!) You could use Vitural Conferencing. Virtual conferencing can be accessed via the internet and allows...

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