ABC Splash Live: Digital Ideas for the Classroom

The Powerhouse Museum, Ultimo, Sydney Friday, 6th September 2013

Keynote 8.30am 9.00am Registrations / Welcome Refreshments Keynote with Adam Spencer and Annabel Astbury ABC Broadcaster, Comedian and Radio Personality, Adam Spencer, and ABC Digital Education Head, Annabel Astbury (MC), introduce the exciting new possibilities created by modern technology in education and beyond What does it mean to teach in a technology-rich world? Simon Crook, Senior eLearning Adviser, Catholic Education Office, Sydney An astute look at the impact of technology in the classroom, including a short history of the changing ways we access knowledge and information, to enhance student learning Insight Lab: The Backchannel   Alice Leung, Head Teacher Science, Merrylands High School Uncover the world of back-channelling and discover how a backchannel can be used to enhance feedback and reflection in the classroom Insight Lab: Sharing Knowledge Jason Arruzza, Director of ICT, St Luke's Grammar School Understand how different technologies can be used for student reflection, shared writing and note taking, to develop shared understanding and negotiate meaning Q&A Beta

9.50am Session 1: Digital Drivers Session 2: Shakers & Newsmakers Session 3: Interactive Gamers

11.00am Morning Tea 11.30am ABC Splash Live – Making the News Sara Cousins, Senior Producer – Digital Education, ABC Innovation A presentation on the innovative ABC Splash Live Making the News project, exploring how collaborative projects can be effectively run whilst effectively utilising new technologies Insight Lab: Making the News at PLC Armidale Amy Walsh, Music Teacher, Armidale PLC – Junior School Discover how PLC Armidale School successfully piloted the Making the News project, innovating with digital production and unleashing the creative potential of their students Insight Lab: Learning Community Collective Sue Beveridge, National Education Advocacy Manager, Electroboard Solutions See how collaborative teacher professional learning can be enhanced using video conferencing models and tools Collaborative Q&A 12.45pm Lunch 1.30pm Digital Learning in Action Leanne Robertson, Senior Manager, Education Services Australia A tour of the fantastic, latest ABC Splash digital learning objects and simulations, that will transform your classroom Zooming Ahead Bernie Hobbs, Science Writer and Broadcaster, ABC Innovation, with Annabel Astbury (MC) A unique presentation showcasing the dynamic ABC Zoom resource, exploring how it unleashes a new way of learning through play Insight Lab: Gamification of Learning Bron Stuckey, Educational Technologist, NSW Department of Education and Communities Delve in to the gamer experience and uncover the importance of ‘hard fun’ and ‘flow’ Insight Lab: Video and Computer Game Literacies Dean Groom, Head – Education Development, Macquarie University Learn about video and computer game literacies, including how games have changed the way users see the world and behave in other media Multi-User Q&A Plenary Expansion Pack An invigorating conclusion, looking at the future role of ABC Splash and how teachers can best leverage the opportunities it provides 3.00pm Event Close
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