2016

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

08:00am Registration
08:30am – 08:45am Welcome address
08:45am – 09:45am
Changing times, emerging trends: Key demographic and social trends transforming today’s students.
09:45am – 10:20am Morning tea
10:20am – 12:20pm
12:20pm – 01:05pm Lunch
01:05pm – 03:05pm
03:05pm – 03:25pm Afternoon tea
03:25pm – 05:25pm
05:30pm – 07:30pm Cocktail event

08:30am Arrival tea/coffee/registration
09:00am – 10:00am
Changing the Nature of Challenge
10:00am – 10:20am Morning tea
10:20am – 12:20pm
12:20pm – 01:00pm Lunch
01:00pm – 03:00pm
03:00pm – 04:00pm Closing drinks

 

2016

WORKSHOP PROGRAM

DAY 1
SESSION 1 SESSION 2 SESSION 3
DAY 2
SESSION 4 SESSION 5
Workshop 1

Beyond Relevance & Real World: Stronger Strategies for Engaging Students in Challenging Maths
Dan Meyer

Workshop 6

Starting and Finishing Fights with the Desmos Graphing Calculator
Dan Meyer

Workshop 11

The Maths Curriculum Makeover
Dan Meyer

Workshop 16

Beyond the Grade
Dan Haesler

Workshop 21

Every Teacher Teaches Wellbeing
Dan Haesler

Workshop 2

Mindful Leadership
Brendan Spillane

Workshop 7

Crucial Workplace Conversations
Brendan Spillane

Workshop 12

Where to start in a gameful redesign of curriculum
Bron Stuckey

Workshop 17

Crucial Workplace Conversations
Brendan Spillane

Workshop 22

Math is Power not Punishment
Dan Meyer

Workshop 3

Games for impact and how to leverage them: Game based learning
Bron Stuckey

Workshop 8

Makerspaces – retinkering learning
Zeina Chalich

Workshop 13

Makerspaces – retinkering learning
Zeina Chalich

Workshop 18

Games, Narrative, Quests Missions and Badges
Bron Stuckey

Workshop 23

Student Game Design for Learning
Bron Stuckey

Workshop 4

The Digital Technologies Curriculum – so what now?
Chris Harte

Workshop 9

Making Learning Visible with the SOLO Taxonomy
Chris Harte

Workshop 14

Google apps for Education
Chris Harte

Workshop 19

Elemental Learning Design
Chris Harte

Workshop 24

Speaking with Impact
Brendan Spillane

Workshop 5

Mapping content area literacy demands across the year levels
Maryanne Pearce

Workshop 10

Developing Vocabulary: From Research to Practice
Maryanne Pearce

Workshop 15

Developing Reading Comprehension Skills in Every Student
Maryanne Pearce

Workshop 20

Digital Writing Across the Content Areas
Maryanne Pearce

Workshop 25

Creativity, problem solving and entrepreneurial thinking
Martin Westwell