Cafe Learning

“The challenge today is shifting schools from a schooling culture to a learning culture” Earlier in the year I was fortunate enough to attend a session from the IB 2016 Speaker Series – Inquiry Learning in a digital environment: differentiation and...

Mail Merge

Mail Merge What is Mail Merge? The term ‘mail merge’ refers to the process of creating personalised letters, mailing envelopes or mass mailing labels to form a letter which has been created in Microsoft Word. Mail Merging allows us to keep the...

11th Day of Christmas Tekky

On the 11th day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… Green Screen by DoInk Those of you who have ventured down into the Library this term would have come across our newly renovated library reading room which is now a flexible creative learning space. The room has...

10th day of Christmas Tekky

On the 10th day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… Schoology Archiving Now that the year is wrapping up we are all frantically trying to find out how to save all those #awesome lessons we made for our classes on Schoology throughout the year… Our Schoology...

9th day of Christmas Tekky

On the 9th day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… Schoology 101 Now that we have had Schoology up and running for a year it is time to brace the positives and capabilities of our learning management system (LMS). We will be creating more and more Schoology...

8th Day of Christmas Tekky

On the 8th day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… Adobe Slate for content delivery Adobe slate is a great tool for creating content to be delivered to students in the form of a website. The finished product looks great on the iPad and is quick and easy to set up....

7th Day of Christmas Tekky

On the 7th day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me…. A tool to shorten URLs – bit.ly bit.ly is a web based tool which can be used to shorten URLs. A URL is a web address, often URLs can be very long and are easily spelt wrong or copied. bit.ly solves the...

6th day of Christmas Tekky

On the 6th day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… Explain Everything   Some of you might ask – “how” does the Tekky make the ‘how to’ videos? With explain everything that is! This app is great for creating explanation videos....

5th day of Christmas Tekky

On the 5th day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… Toooo Da-ay’s Meet TodaysMeet is an web 2.0 tool which can be used to encourage student voice in a digital classroom situation. This year we have seen the tool being used in many different ways, our staff...

4th Day of Christmas Tekky

On the 4th Day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… A Mail Merger In the spirit of Christmas, the Tekky must give to all – especially those who have waited patiently all year – our ADMIN STAFF. So here we have it, you asked – we produced. Bonus...

3rd Day of Christmas Tekky

On the 3rd day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… ED PUZ – ZLE Ed Puzzle is a great way to ad some life to your lessons using videos and formative assessment to engage and assess learners at the same time it is also a great tool to have a go at flipping...

2nd Day of Christmas Tekky

On the Second day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… One great option to Take Notes. We have a few great options for taking handwritten notes on iPads with OneNote, PDF expert and Notability. Notability inks fantastically and is great for notetaking and graphics....
12 Days of Christmas Tekky

12 Days of Christmas Tekky

Its that time of the year – believe it or not, we only have 12 teaching days left for 2015! And thus I present to you the 2015 12 days of Christmas Tekky! Each day the Tekky will release a Tekky tool which is inline with our iPad Scope and Sequence –...

1st Day of Christmas Tekky

On the first day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… An epic app, to make books with. The Book Creator app has been getting a huge work out the past few weeks across both the Junior and Middle School. It has been a great tool for students to consolidate learning....

AIS Applications in PDHPE

  Why should we use Technology to redefine pedagogy in PDHPE? Technology has become an integral part of today’s classroom. However, much like the hype that goes with the release of a new iPhone or Garmin, as teachers we often get caught up in the release of...