2012 Webinar Recordings


Below are the details and links to recordings of Professional Development Webinars held in 2012.  For any inquiries, please contact us.

Using mobile devices on excursion – Thursday 6th December, 4pm (AEST)

Join this webinar to hear Corrie Barclay (Manor Lakes 1:1 iPad Program Coordinator) and Stephanie Rosestone (Sovereign Hill Education Officer) share their experiences from a trial of an iPad based excursion.  Join in a discussion about effective ways of utilising iPads and other mobile devices while on excursion. Pdi Registered.

Recording available here.

History, Literacy and Blogging – Thursday 30th August 2012, 4pm (AEST)

Sovereign Hill’s Education Officers will host guests from schools and the DEECD as they share their experiences and provide advice on why and how to get started blogging with your students.  Presenters will discuss how best to integrate Literacy and History learning using these online tools.  Plus they will provide practical information on how to set up blogging accounts for you and your students, and how to engage with online communities.  Our presenters: Rob Sbaglia (The Writer’s Club), Margaret Simkin (Hamilton & Alexandra College), Mylea Adams, Sarah Jeffreys and Lisa Carmichael (Chilwell PS), Joedy Wallis and Sandy Phillips (DEECD).  Pdi Registered.

Recording available here.

 Innovative history teaching in practise – Monday 14th May, 1pm-2pm

Discover ideas to make your history classes more engaging and purposeful.  Our presenters are Glenn Wiebe, author of the HistoryTech blog from the USA, and Jo Clyne from the History Teachers Association of Victoria.  Join these experts to hear their experiences and advice on using technology and new pedagogical approaches most effectively.  Glenn and Jo will cover a fantastic range of tools, including TEDEd, Socrative and a variety of iPad apps.

Recording available here.

How to find good resources for teaching history – Thursday 3rd May, 4.30-5.30pm

Discover a great range of resources available to teachers to enliven studies of history.  Five experts share their favourite resources and give tips to access and use them in the classroom.  Presenters: Brendan Dahl, (National Library of Australia), Bethany Leong (State Library of Victoria), Lisa Fletcher and Genine Riley (Public Records Office of Victoria), and Debbie Marshall (Ballarat High School).

Recording available here.

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