I C Futures – calling leading primary teachers

Leading primary teachers will find a lot at the ECAWA 2011 State Conference at Canning College  in Bentley… Thursday 6th & Friday 7th October.

I C Futures (Innovative Classroom Futures)

Put it in your diary and register NOW!  …  ECAWA 2011 State Conference Registration Form (.PDF)

The keynote speaker on the first day, teacher Jarrod Robinson from Victoria, will introduce you to the raft of ways in which mobile devices such as phones and tablets can be used with students.

On the second day a highlight will be your visit to a super computer centre, iVec, to see what the future holds for the children you teach.

During the conference you will meet a range of teachers all trying interesting applications of digital technologies in their teaching.  They may become people you can call on for help when you need it.

Examples of workshops suited to leading primary teachers

Differentiated learning with ICT
Green screen video effects
Free things to do with your 1:1 laptop
IEARN projects for teachers
iPad – implementation in schools in a crafted skill
The ART of storytelling
Robotics in junior and middle primary
Figuring out fun: Exploring teacher and learner perceptions of ‘fun’ in language Learning with ICTs
Integrating IT: lessons learned over 5 years
The Future of Learning is Mobile

There are a lot more reasons to attend …
* six great keynote and main presenters including Jarrod Robinson and Tony Brandenburg from Victoria
* a great range of 30 workshops
* voting on the inaugural ECAWA Twenty20 Challenge
* local trade show
* an hour for lunch (included) to catch up with colleagues from around the state
* low cost AND great value
* a chance to get together over drinks at the end of each day

Overview of Program (provisional)

Thursday 6th October
8.15: Registration
9.00: Opening
9.15: Keynote – Jarrod Robinson the PE-Geek from Victoria
10.30: Morning tea
11.15: Five workshops from which to choose
12.20: Five workshops from which to choose
1.20: Lunch
2.20: Five workshops from which to choose
3.25: Major presentations from Catholic Education and Women in Technology group
4.30: Presenter from the Australian Computer Society
4.50: ECAWA Twenty20 Challenge (with drinks)

Friday 7th October
8.30: Registration
9.00: Keynote – Tony Brandenburg (President of the ACCE)
9.45: Five workshops from which to choose
10.40: Morning tea
11.20: Five workshops from which to choose
12.20: Five workshops from which to choose
1.20: Lunch
2.15: Visit to iVec Super-computer: Presentation by Valerie Maxville
4.00: Prizes, close and drinks