Category Archives: ICT

Real or Hoax Weebly Unit

My goal today was to create a unit of work that I can use with my year 6/7 class on using the internet smartly.  I particularly wanted them to realise that not everything that looks real on the internet is.  … Continue reading

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Look out! I’ve been inspired by great speakers!

The mediocre teacher tells, The good teacher explains, The superior teacher demonstrates, The great teacher inspires. William Arthur Ward I have been inspired by great speakers! This week I had the opportunity to attend one of Australia’s largest technology in … Continue reading

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How cybersmart are we?

Today I attended a professional development session run by ACMA on teaching cyber-safety as part of the Australian Government’s cybersmart program. The day was broken down into 4 modules: booting up, ethical online behaviours, the bottom line and plugging into … Continue reading

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The ‘new’ Rules of Engagement

One advantage of being on a school camp traveling from Port Elliot (South Australia) to Yulara (Northern Territory) is that I spend many hours sitting on a bus. The advantage of this is that I now have time to catch … Continue reading

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Teaching Preschoolers to Tweet

  A collegue, Sandy Warner, pointed out an article in the Adelaide Advertiser this morning titled “Tweet time on TV for Preschoolers”.  The article is about an ABC tv show for toddlers called Playschool and how they recently broadcast an … Continue reading

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IPads at Port Elliot

As the ICT-Rich Pedagogy Coordinator at Port Elliot Primary School on of my roles is to assist and support teachers in connecting with new technology and helping them to engage students in their learning through technology. This year we have … Continue reading

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Let’s get started!

Welcome to my blog. My name is Kathy Turley and I am working at Port Elliot Primary School in South Australia.  My role at the school is ICT- Rich Pedagogy Coordinator and Year 6/7 classroom teacher.  I love teaching and … Continue reading

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