STEM Connections – Building a Professional Learning Network (#primarySTEMchat)

This article was originally written in collaboration with Rachael Lehr (@rachaellehr ) for the 2019 STEM X Academy cohort, on behalf of the Australian Science Teachers’ Association. I’m republishing it here with Rachael’s permission. For more information about STEM X, please visit https://asta.edu.au/programs/stemx.  For many of us arriving at STEM X, we are one of the […]

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Returning for #iste17, a conference like no other

Well, in less than four weeks time, I’ll be traveling via Auckland on a 16 700 km journey to San Antonio, Texas. I will be presenting on my students’ learning adventures with Scratch game design and FIRST LEGO League robotics at the International Society for Technology Education Conference. Following ISTE, I’ll be embarking on my […]

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#ISTE2015: The most emotional, yet inspiring conference I’ve ever attended

After a journey of some 30 hours and over 18000km (11,603 miles), I arrived in the United States for my first ever ISTE conference. It proved to be an incredibly emotional, sometimes overwhelming week. Despite the very best advice I received in the lead up to the event, I soon discovered nothing can quite prepare […]

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Join me for the Creative iPad Challenge Workshop at #iste2015!

Do you have limited numbers of iPads? Are you wondering how to use iPads to support student collaboration, learning and creativity in literacy and the language arts?   Join me for the iPad Creative Challenge, and explore the possibilities! ISTE 2015, Philadelphia Tuesday, June 30, 5:30–7:00 pm EDT Marriott Franklin 1 Register NOW!   As a result […]

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Counting down to #ISTE2015!

Late last year, I took a risk … applying to present at two poster presentations and a workshop at the International Society for Technology Education Conference in Philadelphia, USA. To my utter astonishment and delight, I was accepted for all three! As an Australian teacher, and global educator, the opportunity to present at #ISTE15 is a rare […]

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Unleashing the Power of @AdobeVoice

Over the past few years, I have been privileged to attend two #Slide2learn events, in Perth (2013), and in Sydney (2014). Despite being terribly sick for most of the Sydney event, it made a deep and meaningful impact on my teaching practice. At the 2014 event, Tony Vincent @tonyvincent introduced me to Adobe Voice, an extremely powerful tool […]

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Flat Connections, Sydney 2014

Heading to Sydney for Flat Connections marked an important milestone, namely the first time I have ever visited the East Coast of Australia! Held at the SHORE School, Flat Connections proved to be an amazing conference, where I met many friends, new and old, and discovered leadership and multimedia skills I didn’t know I had 🙂  […]

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