Paper - Non-Refereed

Two Queensland Education Advisors show how Action Learning provides a methodology for successfully bridging the gap between what teachers learn about the use of ICT in professional development and changing the actual classroom practice of those teachers. A proven and practical model for planning professional development based on Action Learning will be shared. Success stories of teacher professional development in the use of multimedia and online tools will illustrate how to use this highly effective model to enhance and promote teacher's use of ICTs in the classroom.
For gifted students, Information Communication Technologies can open the doorway to more knowledge, new issues and different environments and cultures. It can also put them in touch with other gifted students and experts to debate ideas and construct new learning, during which the gifted students themselves can work at their own research, following their own interests, while remaining in the class with their peers. This practical presentation, centred upon ICT, thinking skills and online projects, will highlight mainly resources found on the World Wide Web.
Changing Classroom Practice On-line Efolios The wireless laptop program This session will look at two initiatives at Colonel Light Gardens Primary School which use ICT to improve communication, assessment and information to parents, and to encourage and support constructivist practices in the classroom. Student on-line efolios begun in 2003, and the 2004 Laptop project of ten laptops in classrooms will be described.
Get your rain gear and bug repellent! The JASON Project has been to the rainforests of Panama for JASON XV: Rainforests at the Crossroads! The JASON Project engages students and teachers in an exciting journey of discovery to explore the Isthmus of Panama region and its fascinating tropical rainforests. Students acroos Australia explored the unique role the Isthmus of Panama and how tropical rainforests play in furthering our global understanding of the interchange between Earth's dynamic systems.
ACCE Partners
ACCE Partners
ACCE Partners
ACCE Partners