Lead Teacher DayTuesday 22 March 2011

Link to the Google Doc for the Day


Remember the Link Learning Photo Competition Wiki Photo comeptition

And the Unconference on 2 April at Brightwater School

Venue: Honest Lawyer, Monaco- we have been assured that Honest Lawyer’s new network will hold 50 internet connections- it had better!

Date: Tuesday 22 March 2011 9:00 till 3:00pm

Agenda: Coffee from 8:30am

  • 9:00-9:15 Welcome- Video - Allanah’s EdTalk and Knowledge Cafe Style discussion.

  • 9:15- 10:30 Workshop: Developing a Personal Learning Network- Setting up a Google RSS Feed to read blogs/wikis/podcasts. If you already have a reader you can coach/mentor others. This is a really powerful practice - worth giving it another go to make sure it works. If you already have an RSS reader you may like to share your ‘must reads’ at the bottom of this doc.

  • 10:30-11:00 Morning tea - networking and sharing.

  • 11:00-12:15 Getting the best from Google- Google Search, Google Docs, Google Labs, Google Maps, Google Translate, YouTube, Google Calendar, Gmail, Google Quiz!

  • Our Resource Document


  • Here is your test


  • 12:15- 1:00 Lunch

  • 1:00-1:30 Question/Wondering Time- enter your wonderings here- either on the day or beforehand.


  • Photo Competition Recap


Unconference 2 April Brightwater School


  • 1:30-3:00pm Learning at School Feedback Sharing- Nicky, Tracy, Bex, Allanah, Fraser and Dave who attended the conference in Rotorua will share their learning and experiences.

Nicky - digital tools for schools

Bex - Overview + a practical trick for today on podcasting

Sandra will stand in for Tracy- the benefits of edublogging

Dave - Voicethread - http://voicethread.com/

Fraser- Literacy stuff from Jill Hammonds. Some interesting website links Below is the link to google ppt summary of Jill’s presentation + a few other tools.

And also a ling to Jill's downloadable Keynote of her Learning at School Presentation: Copied here with Jill's permission.


An here is Jill's presentation as a pdf http://dl.dropbox.com/u/879523/Public%20Link%20Learning%20Cluster/Jill%20Hammond%20L%40S11%20copy.pdf

Thank you everyone for a productive day

Allanah, Tim and Charles