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ABC Splash Live: Digital Ideas for the Classroom

Experimedia, State Library of Victoria, Melbourne Friday, 13th September 2013

8.30am 9.00am Registrations / Welcome Refreshments Keynote with Sophie Fenton, Michael Mackenzie and Annabel Astbury Australian Teacher of the Year NEiTA 2012, Sophie Fenton; ABC Radio National Presenter, Michael Mackenzie; and ABC Digital Education Head, Annabel Astbury, introduce the exciting new possibilities created by modern technology in education and beyond 9.50am Session 1: Digital Drivers What does it mean to teach in a technology-rich world? Daniel Donahoo, Project Synthesis Director & Producer, and Wired GeekDad Writer An interesting overview on information technology and what the implications are for teaching today Insight Lab: The Backchannel Centre for Youth Literature / Reader Development Team, State Library of Victoria Uncover the world of back-channelling and discover how a backchannel can be used to enhance student feedback and reflection in the classroom Insight Lab: Design Thinking Lauren Sayer and Emma Fraser, Education Institute Team, The Royal Childrens Hospital Melbourne See how Design Thinking is being used at the Royal Childrens Hospital to support effective sharing of knowledge Q&A Beta

Keynote 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 North Fitzroy Primary School Carmela Guglielmino and Khamal Sarkis, Teachers, North Fitzroy Primary School Discover how North Fitzroy Primary 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 Centre for Youth Literature / Reader Development Team, State Library of Victoria Explore the emergent roles of blogging, live video conferencing and digital production, with examples of classroom application Collaborative Q&A 12.45pm Lunch 1.30pm Learning with Games Daniel Donahoo, Project Synthesis Director & Producer, and Wired GeekDad Writer A showcase of exciting new ways students can learn through playing interactive games 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 Insight Lab: Quantum Leap Adrian Camm, Educator, Curriculum Innovation, Quantum Victoria Take an exclusive look at how one Victorian Centre of Excellence and Innovation successfully utilises learning objects and simulations in science Insight Lab: Transmedia Transformation Jess McCulloch, Associate, Writer & Consultant, Chinese Teacher Training Centre, Melbourne University Delve in to the world of multiplatform storytelling and its use as a valuable educational tool 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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