Thursday Sessions

The following topics will be covered during the PD sessions this semester. Each topic will first run on Thursday after school (3:30-4:30) and then be repeated on Tuesday during lunchtime (1:30-2:00). These usually take place in IT3. Please note that as Tuesday’s session is shorter, we probably won’t get through as much. Also, if you have a yard duty during the session, please don’t forget to get someone to cover it beforehand.

Schedule

31/03 – Screencasting *No Thursday session due to P/T interviews*

07/04 – Screencasting: This session, only running on the Tuesday, will look at how to create a video of your computer screen in order to create instructional videos for your class.

28/04 – Creating and uploading videos to YouTube: We will learn to create a video using a webcam or screencast and then upload it to YouTube

03/05 – YouTube rerun

12/05 – Creating a wiki: Discover what wikis can be used for, set up an account with one of the many free sites and create a wiki about a topic of your choice.

17/05 – Wiki rerun

26/05 – Blogging: When wikis are too pagey, maybe you need a blog. Learn why people blog and how to set one up and get shown some ace education blogs to follow.

31/05 – Blogging rerun

09/06 – Podcasting: Tired of repeating yourself? Podcast it! This session will cover using the hardware to create a podcast and where you can put your podcast once you’ve made it.

14/06 – Podcasting rerun

23/06 – Survey Monkey: If you want to run a group of people through a series of multiple choice questions there is no better place to do so than Survey Monkey. We will look at setting up and running surveys and interpreting data.

28/06 – Survey Monkey rerun


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About timthelibrarian

Tim Harwood is a Teacher Librarian and eLearning enthusiast.
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