Inter-tech Education: Last PD Session for 2014

The last training session that I will be running for teachers this year is ‘Practical Ideas for teaching and integrating the Australian Technologies Curriculum‘. This training session has been specifically designed for Year 3 to Year 6 teachers and integrates online resources, apps and practical hands on teaching ideas. I am making this my last session for the year so that I can focus on my proposal for my PHD […]

iPad and Android PD (T3 School Holidays)

We are running four half day sessions during the Term 3 school holidays at the Campbelltown Library, SA: 1. Getting the most out of your iPad as a Professional Learning Tool (Sept 30, 9:45- 12:30). 2. Low cost or Free iPad apps for R-Y2 Teachers (Sept 30, 12:45-3:40) 3. Low cost or Free iPad apps for Y3-Y6 Teachers (Oct 11, 9:45- 12:30) 4. Apps for Android (Reception-Year 6) (Oct 11, […]

Is our traning worth attending?

“The training our school had with Joanne was terrific. It was engaging, well paced and presented. Jo was able to differentiate her presentation to suit the range of skills of our staff, providing us with resources, tutorials and knowledge. We left the training excited to include our new skills in our lessons” (Bek, Principal, Fisk Street Primary). “Best ICT training and development I have ever been to. Hands on, interactive […]

NEW Dates: Holiday Training Days

Looking for ICT training during Term 1 school holidays? To book a session or for further information email me at jvillis@inter-tech.com.au . Small sessions guaranteed, therefore limited spaces. Option 1: iPad apps for K-Y2 Date: Friday 26th April Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm Cost: $75 Descriptor: Explore a range of free or low cost iPad apps for integration throughout a range of curriculum subjects. I will connect my iPad wirelessly to […]

Free Widgets for SMART Notebook Software

Yesterday I uploaded a blog post about widgets for websites. If you don’t have a website you can attend a training day (see events) and learn how to create one. However, did you know that there are also free widgets for SMART Notebook software which you can download for free from SMART Exchange? I have recorded a short video tutorial explaining how to do this. My favorite widgets are the […]

2 New Training Days during Term 1

Title: Get Interactive with the Early Years Date: Friday 8th March Suitable for Kindergarten – Year 1 teachers with  interactive SMART boards Descriptor: This session consists of three parts. The first two sessions will look at creating interactive activities for students with a focus on Maths, Literacy and Science. Participants will view and create their own interactive SMART Notebook resources. The third session will look at free interactive resources for […]

Looking for Jan 2013 Holiday Professional Development Training?

Inter-tech Education are offering 2 new sessions during the January 2013 school holidays. Please note: New sessions and new location!                 Professional Development Title 1: How to create your own website with user friendly tools! Date: 18th January 2013, 9:00-3:30 Descriptor: Throughout this day you will learn how to create your own website using a free educational web platform. Basic computing skills are […]

IWBNet ITL Master Conference Resources

I have uploaded some resources from today’s conference, resources are  visual, just like out students! Resources from Greg Gebhart’s Key Note: 1. Six emerging technologies have been identified as likely to have an impact on learning, teaching and creativity in higher education over the next 1 to 5 years: 1. Mobile apps and tablet computing 2. Game based learning and Learning analytics 3. Gesture based computing and the Internet of things 2. […]