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Four ways schools can make their technology PD more effective

Many schools will require their teachers to undertake technology PD this year. However, most of them will probably see little change in the quantity and quality of technology integration after the PD. Why? Because the common ‘tick-off’ or ‘kick-off’ approach to professional development is not effective. Here are four ways that schools can break free of this approach and make their professional development programs better.

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How to Get to Know Your Students Quickly

In Australia we have started school again for the year.  Because I teach in a senior college (years 10-12), we start the year a bit differently.  We had an orientation day last Thursday and classes started today.  I met all of my classes, and it looks like it will be

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Getting started with computational thinking

Ask many teachers what computational thinking is and they’ll look at you with a blank face. I used to feel like that! But actually, it’s not that complicated at all. This blog will unpack what it is and give you some simple ideas on how to get started with unpacking what it could look like in your classroom.

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LearnBytes episode #4 – Helen Palmer: Why you need to be a leader to yourself

Samantha is joined by Helen Palmer, the creator and founder of SelfUnlimited – a fresh perspective on how to navigate the world of work.

In her race against the clock, Helen shares why we need to be a leader to ourselves. We also hear about how managing perception versus reality and having the wisdom to know when you can’t change something have been her biggest leadership lessons.

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In 2018, Using Technology Better designed and delivered a two phase post-migration training program for this New Zealand based graphic design firm. The initial goal of the training program was to reduce frustration with G Suite, with the long term aim of facilitating a change in culture and collaboration that can lead to transformative practices

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