Explore the world without leaving your classroom

Article written for Education Today Classrooms in the 21st Century should not be confined by its four walls. Technology allows teachers to create learning experiences for their students that enable them to be immersed in locations all over the world, all without leaving their school. These experiences bring learning to life, engaging and motivating our … Continue reading Explore the world without leaving your classroom

Feedback through Google Forms

Earlier in the year I was asked to write an article for ACEL (Australian Council for Educational Leaders) looking at how I use Google Forms in the classroom. Article below or click this link Feedback allows teachers and students to continually learn, develop and improve their practice. John Hattie’s research into the theory of Visible … Continue reading Feedback through Google Forms

My 12 Month Journey

Reflecting on my professional learning and development as an educator over the past year I can confidently say I achieved a lot in a short period of time. In September of 2013, I attended the Google Apps for Education (GAFE) Melbourne Summit. At this point in time I had no idea what the conference entailed … Continue reading My 12 Month Journey

1:1 Chromebooks in Year 6

Today's 21st Century Classroom requires a range of integrated technology tools to support student learning. This year in my classroom I am fortunate enough to have 1:1 Chromebooks. Chromebooks are a fantastic device for use in education. If your school is embeddingΒ Google Apps for Education (GAFE)Β  into the curriculum, Chromebooks complement this learning pedagogy fantastically. … Continue reading 1:1 Chromebooks in Year 6

Google Apps for Education

Last year I was lucky enough to attend the Google Apps for Education (GAFE) Summit in Melbourne. Previous to attending this conference I had heard great things about the power of Google Apps but had yet try these out for myself. After two days at this wonderful conference I was overwhelmed at what GAFE could … Continue reading Google Apps for Education