Tag: Expert Educators

Next Level Learning Roadshow – Content, resources and thanks!

The Next Level Roadshow has drawn to a close with the final instalment this year finishing in Adelaide on Thursday November 19th. Over the past three weeks, the Next Level Learning Roadshow has visited the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Parramatta & Adelaide working with teachers, IT Directors, principals, eLearning coordinators across all sectors in these areas.... Read more

Secrets of the Speech Night Powerpoint Display

Guest post by Matthew Jorgensen Speech night. Celebration evening. Final assembly. Whatever your school calls your night of nights, there is usually a lovely period of time as everyone files in, where the year is laid out in a PowerPoint of smiling children and teachers dressed up as book characters. Hundreds of PowerPoint slides flash up on the screen, some with cool... Read more

Office Lens – A scanner and image corrector for your phone

Guest post by Matthew O'Brien, secondary school educator at Brisbane Boys' College I think I may have been living under a rock, but at the E2 conference in Seattle in May I saw the Office Lens app demonstrated by one of the presenters. Simply, this is an app for iOS, Windows 8, or Android phones that turns your phone into a nifty document, screen and whiteboard scanner... Read more

Expert Educators and Mentor Schools pushing the boundaries of technology in education

This post first appeared on the Microsoft Australia Blog and is reposted with their kind permission Australia has long been a leader in using technology to improve learning opportunities for students.  Globally, Australia is seen as one of the most forward thinking countries in the world when it comes to transforming education. At Microsoft, we are excited to see the... Read more