Paper - Non-Refereed

Kidspiration is the young peoples version of the very successful thinking software, Inspiration and the 30 day trial version is available for free download online as are the notes for a workshop session. This presentation will show the software tool, and also explore some possibilities of uses in the classroom and ways to integrate across the curriculum. This will include examples of student work and ideas for moving beyond the existing templates.
The idea of having a group of students produce an e-Story was conceived by the Teacher-Librarian, after she was shown an online work written and illustrated by a group of young adults, one of whom is an ex student. MiStory was project-managed by an English teacher who has a degree of experience working with students to produce pseudo publications. The e-Stories, which each of her year 7 students created, were linked together through a common index to become chapters in a much larger e-Story: MiStory.
The installation of two way satellite at Tatachilla Lutheran College, in the wine growing district of McLaren Vale in South Australia, has enabled the school not only to receive broadband connectivity but has enabled the school to provide wireless broadband access to local businesses and potentially to local home users. This onselling of broadband access assists in funding the technology within the college. This presentation will look at the benefits and outcomes of this project and will outline future developments that will benefit not only the school but also the community.
2004 is the sixth Year that the Australian (formerly Queensland) Secondary Schools Digital Design Challenge has been conducted, Secondary schools throughout Australia are invited to participate in an activity that encourages and rewards students in the creation, fostering, and promotion of new and original ways of thinking that challenge the conventional. This paper will look at many aspects of the competition, in order to give guidance and direction to educators, including the viewing of the past award winners, this years National winning designs, the design briefs given, design professionals
ACCE Partners
ACCE Partners
ACCE Partners
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