K-12 Digital Classroom Practice Conference (part of the National Education Summit)
Social Media Explored

The K-12 Digital Classroom Practice conference provides a fantastic opportunity to explore the digital technology terrain suitable for using in your teaching in your classroom. You have an amazing choice!

Do you want to learn about?

  • Makerspaces
  • Coding – the new literacy
  • Designing Apps
  • Google Apps and Hapara; 
  • Deeper insights with iPads; 
  • Social Media and PLNs; 
  • BYOD programs
  • ICT capabilities – digital technologies curriculum
  • Technology and geographical isolation
  • Twitter as a PLN
  • Digital citizenship
  • Digital literacy
  • Purposeful play
  • Genius hour and creating projects
  • Creative collaboration
  • Whole school digital literacy
  • Flipped learning
  • Story telling with iPads and Apps
  • Google Maps
  • My Maps
  • Google Views
  • Google Art
  • Creating movies
  • Creating individual photo and movies
  • Online assessment
  • Collect, Create, Curate and Collaborate (the 4 Cs) 

......... Then this conference is for you.

If you are just getting started in teaching seriously with digital technology, or you have considerable expertise, you will walk away from this conference with great ideas to take up in your teaching.

A special feature of the conference is our spotlight on Social Media Explored: 

  • The good 
  • The bad 
  • The must dos 
  • The never do!

At the venue cast your eyes around the conference space to locate signs which show you where you can have a discussion about a particular type of Social Media. Is anybody there? Go over and have a chat. If nobody is there, pick up the available clapper and clap it.  Someone will come to you. Start a discussion about the Social Media you are interested in knowing more about. Ask:

  • What do you do with it?
  • How? Explain a bit more
  • What is the value?
  • What must you never do!

The Social Media up for discussion include: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Pinterest, Google Hangouts, Edmodo, Blogs and Wikis, LinkedIn, Padlet, Voicethread, Podcasts.

Give it a go and see what you can learn about using Social Media in your teaching, or be ready to share what you know.

You can clap the clapper at any time during the conference – except during keynotes. This activity should be very informative and a lot of fun!

Attend this conference to explore best digital practice to achieve superior teaching and learning outcomes in the digital classroom. See the amazing ways digital technology can be used in your classroom to support your pedagogy, deliver the curriculum to your students and to unlock their learning potential.