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 […]

Term 1 School Holiday Training Sessions 2014

I am running two new session during Term 1 school holidays. TITLE 1: Teaching Computing; How to move beyond the norm Are you looking for something new to teach during computing or do you simply not know what to teach? If so, this session is for you, no prior knowledge or computing skills required! We will explore ideas for teaching coding/programming with a focus on designing, producing and evaluating products. […]

iPad/Android Training: One Session FULL

We are running four half day training sessions during Term 3 school holidays. Our first session called ‘Getting the most out of your iPad as a Professional Learning Tool’ is FULL. However, there are places available for Low cost or Free iPad apps for R-Y2 Teachers , Low cost or Free iPad apps for Y3-Y6 Teachers and Apps for Android (Reception-Year 6). For more information CLICK HERE or to register […]

iPad/Android Training Sessions Available

We are running four half day training session for teachers who use iPad/Android tables during the  Term 3 school holidays at a very reasonable price. $75 for half a day! One of the sessions is nearly full and there are vacancies for the other three sessions. For more details follow this LINK and to register email jvillis@inter-tech.com.au . All sessions are catered for and participants receive an attendance certificate in […]

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, […]

iPad Training T3 School Holidays

Title: Getting the most out of your iPad as a Professional Learning Tool Descriptor: Inter-tech has invited Clare Collier, an advanced iPad user, enthusiast, R-Y12 EAL (English as an Additional Language) coordinator, teacher and parent to share her knowledge about how she uses her  iPad as an everyday tool. Teachers are frequently given iPads and told to use them in their classroom but you can also use them as a […]

NEW: Term 2 School Holiday Training Days

Term 1 school holiday training days filled quickly! I am holding two training days during the Term 2 school holidays. Please note, NEW LOCATION for Term 2 school holidays! Both training days will be held at Campbelltown Library, SA. To register, please email me at jvillis@inter-tech.com.au. Training Day 1: Jo’s Favourite Free Web Sites for Primary Teachers Date: Thursday 18th July 2013 Time: 9:45am – 3:45pm Cost: $160 (lunch included) […]

Gogogoolians.com : The Green Search Engine for Kids and Teens

        Gogogoolians is a safe search engine for kids and teens. According to the Urban Online Dictionary a ‘gooligan’ is somebody who is exceptionally good at using google.com search engine. Gogogoolians applies safe search filtering to each query and does not allow any annoying pop-ups or pop-unders. There is a search option which permits students to search ‘all’ or select the drop down menu and search via […]

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 […]