Ultranet – what is it and why is is important?

Our statewide improvement agenda for public education in Victoria includes using an online learning environment called the Ultranet which amongst other objectives gives students their own online workspaces with all the relevant web 2.0 tools. These online workspaces eventually will have personally tailored education programs and direct feedback from teachers…. Read more“Ultranet – what is it and why is is important?”

Reflections on a year just finished – what changed and what’s ahead.

Photo courtesy of Bayside leader At the end of a school year I generally get a little reflective – after a day or two on holidays that is and after I’ve spent some time catching up on the uncompleted tasks – which I just have. Well my first reflection is… Read more“Reflections on a year just finished – what changed and what’s ahead.”

How far have we come as teachers in using technology to engage learners?

Have a quick flick through this presentation as we in Australia shut down for the summer school holiday period. I’m reminded of a now famous quote “Yes we can” when I see this. I remember as far back as the spirit duplicator – what about you? The presentation comes from… Read more“How far have we come as teachers in using technology to engage learners?”