Session 710

Title: How innovation is disrupting the classroom: How to maximise student engagement and address the diverse range of learner needs in a classroom environment

Presenter: Jade Salter and Emma Graham – Gymea Bay Public School

Session Type: Practical

Duration: 60 mins

Overview: This workshop will explore effective ways to successfully into classroom teaching and learning. Participants will learn how to maximise student engagement and address the diverse range of learner needs in a classroom environment through technology integration. Participants will share their current digital teaching and learning experiences in a discussion through an interactive collaboration using TodaysMeet. Practical ideas and ways to implement and integrate TodaysMeet across the curriculum will be shared, discussed and analysed. Participants will also explore how Nearpod can be used to extend and engage students across a range of Key Learning Areas. They will be provided with ways to effectively implement Nearpod in a classroom setting with a focus and working mathematically strand– mathematical reasoning, student accountability, interactive problem solving, effective reflection and observation of peers’ strategies used. Participants will engage in a hands-on experience utilising Nearpod exploring the various features it offers and how to use Virtual Reality as a relevant and exciting learning feature. The workshop will show shared examples of how FlipGrid is effectively used in classroom teaching and learning. Discussion of how this app can be effectively implemented across various learning programs – e.g., reading group activities, student goal setting, reflection

Target Audience: K – 12 Teachers & Executive, School Leaders, Special Education and Rural and Remote

Requirements: Participants to bring iPads. IPads will also be available to borrow.