DEC Scan Journal : Volume 33 Issue 3
2014 Volume 33, Issue 3 19 Contents Editorial Currents Teaching & learning Research Curriculum support Share this Resource reviews • accessing online programs in reading and maths groups • filming of plays and re-enactments • making short movies and animations • publishing their own stories on iBooks • note taking • research • reading digital books. The uses are only limited by one’s imagination. There have also been other whole school projects such as the Education Week celebrations where we QR coded the whole school and created a scavenger hunt. Parents and visitors were asked to bring their smart phones and iPads with them to scan and follow the trail. It was an exciting day for all. Exciting teaching opportunities The use of iPads and technology has been a great benefit as it is has iPads in the library: engaging and enthralling The use of iPads and technology has been a great benefit as it is has challenged many of us to question the way we teach. The use of technology is infectious; the more teachers implement and learn new programs the more others follow. It is really a matter of making a start, committing to the cause and giving something new a try. References and further reading NSW Department of Education and Training 2003, Quality teaching in NSW public schools. Discussion paper, Professional Support and Curriculum Directorate, Ryde, NSW, accessed 4 August 2014. Millions of images from more than 50 of the world’s best and most respected image libraries THE BEST IMAGES FOR EDUCATION - ALL IN ONE PLACE WINNER • Close to 3 million rights- cleared images selected for relevance to education • Supports classroom activities and lesson plans • Suitable for any devices, LMS and whiteboards • Individual logins allow for easy review, selection and creating My Albums • New and improved design on one safe site TM CONTACT US FOR TRIAL ACCESS Contact: Camille Davey Email: email@example.com Web: edu.eb.com © 2014 Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. | BRIT0252 02 9915 8800 challenged many of us to question the way we teach. It has provided great opportunity for collaboration amongst staff and peer mentoring. I really enjoyed the Stage meetings at our school where teachers had to present to colleagues one technology program or application that they would recommend. I went away and tried and used many of these. The use of technology is infectious; the more teachers implement and learn new programs the more others follow. It is really a matter of making a start, committing to the cause and giving something new a try.
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