1st Melbourne Teach Meet

1pm - 3pm Friday 7th October, 2011

Pascoe Vale Primary School

Watch the Ustream from the event

Melbourne TeachMeet No.1 #TMMelb from Tony Richards on Vimeo.



Location & Parking Information
TeachMeet Melbourne at Pascoe Vale Primary School will be held in the new BER building. This is the building on the corner of Gaffney St and Cumberland Rd.

Parking (in school) is off Cumberland Rd. Parking is also available on Gaffney St.



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Schedule

1.00 Gather
  • Welcome by Mitch Hughes - Share the one learning and teaching resource you would recommend to anyone and everyone.

  • Skype Session with Henrietta Miller

1.30 - 2.30
Introduction
Jess McCulloch
Magical Connections - A poem about kids
Name
Subject
Time
(2 or 7mins)
Tony Richards
WEE project - students sharing work
https://slavwee.wikispaces.com/home
7
Linda Amos
App creation
http://lindaamos.global2.vic.edu.au/2011/07/22/my-first-app/
Linda Amos' Presentation
2
Nathan Jones
QR Codes in the Classroom/school Community
QRCodeTeachmeet
7
Mitch Hughes
The Daily 5 Literacy Framework

2
Kylie Taig
Augmented Reality and storytelling
7
Margo Edgar
Collaborative Spaces - Ultranet

2
Richard Olsen
Discussion: How do we change the conversation from tools to pedagogy?
7
Conclusion
Mitch Hughes
Book time: 'I Have a Little Problem' said the bear
by Heinz Janisch and Silke Leffler

2.30 Refreshments
Who?
will bring what?
Margo
Muffins/ tea & coffee
Celia
biscuits/milk/foam cups if we need them Margo?
Mitch
Dips and crackers/vegie sticks
Kylie Taig
Cup Cakes (appropriately themed!)
Nathan
Everyone loves Chocolate....so I'll bring some!
Tony
Wine - Beer for finish...
Brette
savoury nibbles to go with Tony's wine n beer for finish
Helen D
Fruit
3.00 Finish

Registrations

Please register here even if you are not available for the First Meet - we will keep in touch for next meetings

To start with, please introduce yourself, add your twitter handle and/or facebook name if you'd like and let us know what you would like to get out of Teach Meet Melbourne.
If you are already on this list - why not convince someone else you know to join ? Please also indicate your intentions for Oct 7 First TeachMeet

Your name

Twitter handle

School or organisation

Role

Grade or level taught

Blogs or websites

Attending TeachMeet
No 1 ?
Oct 7
Pascoe Vale

What do you want to get out of TMMelb?

Mitch Hughes
@mr_mitch_hughes
Virtual Learning Environment project,
Monash University
Educational Designer
Tertiary
www.vle.monash.edu
1. Yes!
I'm looking forward to sharing ideas about how to make my teaching and learning more relevant, authentic and valuable to students' lives.
Celia Coffa
@ccoffa
St Luke's Blackburn South
ICT Integration Teacher
P-6
http://ccoffa.edublogs.org/
2. Yes
Always keen to see how tech can enhance teaching and learning. Put faces to twitter names.
Stefanie Galvin
@stefgalvin
Heidelberg Primary
Teacher
Prep
http://sgalvin.global2.vic.edu.au
3. Yes (tentatively! Will update closer to event.)
Being relatively new to the teaching profession I'm looking forward to sharing ideas with others, and to learning from others as well, to support my teaching and learning.
Aimee Gale
@aimee_gale
Holy Family Mount Waverley
Teacher and ICT leader
1/2
http://agale.global2.vic.edu.au/http://kidsspeak.global2.vic.edu.au/
4. Yes
I'm always looking to find and share new ideas and I love the idea of bringing teachers together across Victoria!
Penny Bentley
@penpln
Cloud9 Education
Teacher
7-12
http://penbentley.com/

I'm looking forward to having more Victorian teachers in my PLN to chat about digital pedagogy and VELS.
Marie Kennedy
@marieck26
St Luke's Blackburn South
Teacher
Prep
http://prepblackburnsouth.blogspot.com/

Love to hear how other teachers use technology on a daily basis to enhance learning. So many great ideas to share.
Andrew Hiskens
@ahiskens
State Library of Victoria
Manager, Learning Services
n/a
State Library - www.slv.vic.gov.au
Various other sites and blogs come under Learning Services (although I don't really write them...) Perhaps I should write more?

Good conversations about teaching and learning in a rapidly changing world...
Kim Yeomans
@kimyeo
St Martin's Rosanna
Primary Teacher-Librarian

http://smotlrcblog.edublogs.org/
43. Yes
Looking forward to new ideas and learning and sharing with other teachers in Victoria
Miffy Farquharson
@mentonemif
Mentone Grammar
Secondary T-L
P-Tertiary
http://mentonemif.wordpress.com
http://miffyjf.wordpress.com
http://mgslibrary.wordpress.com
5. No :(
Looking for more way to learn about Web 2.0, so that I can share them with our teachers.

Bernadette Mercieca
@bernm9
Xavier College
Kew
Secondary teacher
Years 9-11
http://reinnovators.wordpress.com/
http://bernlearning.wordpress.com/

Relating to other innovative teachers about contemporary learning
Geoff Allemand
@scratchie
@UnRealLearning
@geoffallemand
Big Picture Education
Advisor
7-12
http://www.geoffallemand.wordpress.com
19. Darn can't make it now.
Sharing ideas about how to make learning more personalised for young people and innovative/alternative learning approaches.
Edna Sackson
@whatedsaid
Mt Scopus
Teaching&learning coordinator

http://whatedsaid.wordpress.com/
Can't make it this time.
Sharing and learning
Judith Way
@judithway
Kew HS
Teacher librarian
7-12
http://jway.global2.vic.edu.au
Probably not
learning and sharing and enjoying f2f
Sandra Tieppo
@sandratieppo
St. Martin Of Tours Rosanna
Classroom Teacher/Teaching and Learning Coordinator
Year 2
http://windowsintolearning.edublogs.org/
6. Yes
Looking to develop my skills in Web 2 tools, learning and sharing ideas with other teachers.
Rod Hysted
@Rod_Hysted
Healesville PS
Asst Prin, ICT, Ultranet Lead User
P-6
http://web.me.com/rhysted/Ultranet_Musings/Welcome.html
Although I've been a bit slack.

Fascinated in the place of tech in teaching and learning, esp mobile tech. I want to be a sponge and soak up lots of great ideas!
Heather Bailie
@hbailie
Mill Park Secondary College
ICT Coach, Teacher Librarian, IT teacher
7-12
http://bbbb.global2.vic.edu.au
http://hbailie.weebly.com
44. Yes
Share ideas, celebrate successes, commiserate failures, learn new stuff...
Margo Edgar
@medg56
Pascoe Vale Primary
ICT coordinator
Classroom teacher
5/6
http://onestep.global2.vic.edu.au/
http://pascoevale5-6.wikispaces.com/
http://pvps56.global2.vic.edu.au/
7. Yes
Extend my learning network, be challenged, find out what great stuff others are doing
Kylie Taig
@Ky_Maree
Carey Baptist Grammar School
Head of eLearning (K-12)
Maths/Science Teacher
7-10
www.kylietaig.com
8. Yes!
Sharing knowledge and gathering ideas that can be used within the classroom!
Tony Richards
@itmadesimple
ITmadeSimple
Educator, Learner
All Levels
www.itmadesimple.com & www.edtechcrew.net
9. Yes
To talk and discuss ideas about the use ICT in schools and celebrate the success and dissect the challenges.
Caz Martin
@MissLadyCaz
St Andrew's Werribee
Year 3/4 Team Leader & class teacher
Grade 3
http://missladycaz.wordpress.com/
Plan to be there
To connect with other teachers and build a wider ideas/support network
Richard Olsen
@richardolsen
ideasLAB
Assistant Director
na
www.ideaslab.edu.au
25? Yes, as long as Theresa attends
Connect
Gillian Light
@macgirl19
Melton West Primary School
ICT teacher
P-6
http://macgirl19.wordpress.com
10. Yes
All of the above (cheating, I know!)
Theresa Hsieh
@Utess_13
NMR
Ultranet coach
Yrs 7 to 12

18. yes
Looking forward to sharing knowledge and because Richard O will be there :)
Deb Egan
@degan3040
St Luke
Blackburn South
Principal
P-6
degan.global2.vic.edu.au
11.Yes
Connections and new ideas
Patrick Mcgarry
@RoyalLane
DEECD Ultranet
Senior Project Officer
na


Connect
Chris McDonald
@chrismcdonald31
St Luke the Evangelist Blackburn South
Teaching & Learning
P-6

12.Yes
As above
Raff Grasso
@Raffaela_A_G
St. Anne's Park Orchards & Sacred Heart Kew
ICT Prep-6 Teacher
P-6
http://stannes.global2.vic.edu.au
http://teachteched.wordpress.com
13.Yes
connect, share, discuss, learn
Mel Cashen
@melcashen
Lightning Reef Primary School - Bendigo
5/6 teacher, ICT co-ordinator
5/6
http://captivatingclassroom.global2.vic.edu.au/
http://misscashen.global2.vic.edu.au/
14.Yes
Catching up with online friends, learning, sharing.
Angela Harridge
@angelquilter
Plenty Valley Christian College
Primary TL & ICT Coordinator
P-6
http://angelaharridge.global2.vic.edu.au/
Maybe
Catching up. Connections and new ideas.
Richard Callanan
@rcallanan5
St Charles Primary School Templestowe & CEOM
eLearning coordinator & ICON Coach Network 3
P-6 and Outer Eastern Staff
http://richardcallanan.global2.vic.edu.au/
No Currently OS on LSL
Share, discuss, improve, work with, develop ideas.
Janette Clark
@janetteclk
St Luke
Blackburn South
Student Wellbeing
n/a



Karen
Webster
@karenwebster
Alexandra Secondary College
ICT Teacher
7 - 12

15. Yes
Meet, share, learn
Unfortunately unable to attend. Hubby has specialist appt at Box Hill Hospital at 3:30pm
Helen Digby
@diggers27
Kyneton Secondary College
Classroom Teacher & Yr 8 Coord
7-12
https://diggers27.wordpress.com/
16.yes
It's all been said! Put some faces to names?? Soak up some more passion for the profession.
David Simpson
@MrSimpson07
St Helena Secondary College
Classroom Teacher/ Student Leadership Coordinator
7-12
www.learningteaching.net.au
17. Yes
As @diggers27 says!
Tony Kuc
@deepeetonee
LESER
Education Officer
K-12 schools
http://passionatepeopleproduce.wordpress.com
not sure yet
sharing & learning; expand PLN
Nathan Jones
@elearnjones
Carey Baptist Grammar School (Junior School Donvale Campus)
Year 6 Teacher/E-Learning Co-ordinator
K-6
http://theipad2011.webs.com/
20. Yes
Looking forward to networking, sharing and gathering ideas relating to iPad's in the curriculum or other E-Learning tools/ideas for the classroom.
Linda Amos
@lamos10
Narre Warren North PS
Assistant Prin, ICT, Ultranet
P-6
http://lindaamos.global2.vic.edu.au/
21. Yes
Meeting with fabulous twitter PLN and extending that further so that I can continue to share and learn. To introduce staff from previous school to the benefits of sharing with others.
Janelle Tavener
@MissT1point0
Beaconsfield Primary School
Grade 3/4 Classroom Teacher, Team Leader
3/4
http://misstthreefourt.edublogs.org/
22. Yes
Networking, contacts, ideas, support, fun, creativity, skills and much, much more!
Bronwyn Quint
@BronwynQ
Museum Victoria
Program Coordinator Physical Science
N/A
Museum Victoria http://museumvictoria.com.au/
(I don't wirte the pages, but I do contribute to the education materials)
23. Yes
Meeting with teachers to network and find out what they want out of programs. Ideas for new education materials.
Rebecca Spink
@missb6_2
Aitken Creek Primary School
Classroom teacher
P, 1, 2
http://missspinkontech.global2.vic.edu.au/
https://sites.google.com/site/acpsprep12/home
No, will be away! :-(
Share, learn, be inspired, network!
Verona Gridley
@vgridley
St Lukes Primary Blackburn South
Classroom Teacher
1 & 2
www.juniorsblackburn.edublogs.org
24. Yes
Deepen teaching and learning pedagogy through use of contemporary tools. Share new ideas and meet some twitter friends from PLN
Andrew Worsnop
@andrewworsnop
Awesome Education
Creator of online maths and Latin app. Facilitator of ed tech integration
7-12
http://aneducationforlife.tumblr.com/
Maybe!
Get a good understanding about what students need in new, free content online.
Lisa Pieropan
@lisapieropan
Frankston High School
Director of Science.
7-12

29 most likely
As many ICT ideas to improve student learning and engagement in the classroom.
Catherine Spurritt
@cathspurritt
Avila College
Teacher
7-12
http://catherinespurritt.edublogs.org
http://lefrancaisdaujourdhui.wordpress.com
26 yes
Extending PLN, gain ideas to assist with teaching in 1:1 macbook context
Sue Tapp
@sujokat
Upwey High School
Year 9 Team leader

www.andanotherthing-sue.blogspot.com
27 yes
application of 1:1 prog in a high school and use of computers in English + meet awesome peeps
Helen Otway
@helenotway
Debney Meadows Primary School
Principal
P-6
Blog - http://helenotway.edublogs.org/
Website - http://www.debneymeadowsps.vic.edu.au/
30 most likely
Opportunity to meet PLN in person.
Sue Webster
@MissRoomW
St Mary's Greensborough
Prep teacher
Prep
Blog http://roomw.global2.vic.edu.au
28 yes
Opportunity to meet PLN in person.
Anne De Manser
@Aaannne
Mortlake College P12
Acting Ass Prin
5-12
http://annedemanser.blogspot.com/
Maybe
Just what everyone else said!
Ziad Baroudi
@ramblingteacher
Avila College
Teacher - IT & Maths
7-11
http://www.ramblingteacher.com/
Most likely
Share and gain practical ideas for supporting student experiential learning.
Mary Owen
@mcowen21
CEOM
Literacy Education Officer
P-8

Hope to attend
New ideas, ways ICT is being used to engage students and improve learning, networking.
Natasha Glaister
@MrsGlaister
Carrum Downs SC
Year 7 Generalist
7
http://teachwithcreativ-it.blogspot.com/
Hopefully!
All of the above!
Damiano Lo Nigro
@damianoo
Macleod College
Teacher
Grade 3/4

Hopefully all
Gain a further understanding of how ICT is used in everyone's classrooms
Jess McCulloch
@jessmcculloch
Laurimar Primary School
Chinese Teacher
Grades3&4
http://www.technolote.com
31 Yep
I"ll be there for the people and their ideas. :-)
Jenny Luca
@jennyluca
Toorak College
Head of Library/English teacher
7-12
http://jennylu.wordpress.com
Hope to attend
Sharing,learning,
meeting new people
Alison Dickson
@AlisonDickson2
Holy Family Primary School
Teacher
Year 1/2
http://jazzyjuniors.global2.vic.edu.au/
32 Yes
I am looking forward to hearing new ideas I can use in the classroom
Jess Costa
@jesscosta23
St Mary's Greensborough
Year 1 teacher
1
http://1cgreensborough.global2.vic.edu.au
33 Yes
New ideas to use ICT to engage students
Emma Paterson
@emmapaterson7
All Hallows Balwyn
Grade 5/6
5/6
http://ahseniors2011.global2.vic.edu.au
34 yes
Learn different ways to use ICT to in the classroom
Craig Cummings
@theeducators
DEECD Ultranet


www.theeducators.com.au
Not sure yet
Very interested in progressive approaches to learning (and hence, teaching!)
Brette Lockyer
@brettelockyer
Overnewton Anglican Community College
Teacher
2
http://ecoradio.wordpress.com
35 yes
have fun learning
Heather Carver
@hcarver
southern metropolitan region
ultranet coach


36 yes
ditto all the above!
Trish Dower
@ptoosh
Yuille Park P-8
ICT leader
P-8
http://trishd.global2.vic.edu.au
37 yes
all of the above
Scott Duncan
@sduncan0101
Cranbourne East PS
ICT & Student Leadership Co-ord
P-6
http://mrduncan.global2.vic.edu.au
http://srcteachers.ning.com
38 Yes
Connect with other like minded educators
Dale Mills
@dmillsbfps
Berwick Fields PS
Grade 5/6 Teacher
5/6
http://56c2011.global2.vic.edu.au
Cant this time sorry!
Share in what others are doing, meet others using tech
Justine Isard
@MyLearningtweet
MyLearning and
Newcastle Uni
Director and Tutor
Tertiary
http://mylearningsite.com.au
39. Yes- great idea!
Meet like-minded educators to share ideas and network.
Aaron Cunliffe
@Aze_Cunliffe
Watsonia Primary School
Teacher...
1/2
http://onetwoac.edublogs.org/
Trying to!
Success stories of Web2.0 tools/use of limited iPod Touch and countless other things I know I would leave with that I wouldn't have anticipated!
Carly Beard
@CrbCarly
Sacred Heart College Geelong
Head of Health and PE
7-12

40. Yes
connect with other teachers, sharing new ideas, learning more ICT skills.
Daryl English
@DarylEnglish
DEECD
NSSCF Project Officer

https://ultranet.vic.edu.au/portal/group/nsscf-support-space-104667538/home
41. Yes
Connection and sharing
Peter Maggs

DEECD
Senior Project Officer
All

42. Yes
Develop further connections
Seamus Delaney
@delaneysw
Melbourne High School
Science Co-ordinator/ICT Mentor
9-12
http://eccn.chemistry.unimelb.edu.au
Outside chance. Next time hopefully!
See above (share, connect, faces to PLN etc.)
Andrew Williamson
@willie42
North Fitzroy PS
Teacher
P-6
http://about.me/andrewwilliamson
43. Yes
All of the above
Tania Sheko
@taniatorikova
Melbourne High School
Teacher Librarian
9-12
http://tsheko.wordpress.com
44. Yes
Catch up with PLN! Meet new ones. Share, learn, chocolate.
Ian Narracott

Cairnlea Park PS
ICT Teacher
P - 6

45. Yes
Networking with others
Brendan O'Brien
@Brendano
Hume region
Ultranet & science/technogeek
P12
www.60secondscience.net
not this time
all
Matt Richards
@sirmattrichards
OLGC Deepdene
eLearning Leader
P-6
http://mattrichards.global2.vic.edu.au/
46. YES
Inspiration