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Teacher Dashboard Update - Term 3, 2014

posted 23 Jul 2014, 16:32 by Greg Basford   [ updated 23 Jul 2014, 16:32 ]
Dear Colleagues,

We hope the term has started well for you.

Below is a brief update on our work with Teacher Dashboard and CloudShare. For more details about any of the matters discussed visit the Teacher Dashboard project site or follow the links.

1. Welcome, Donovan
Donovan Cheung, Visual Arts Teacher and eLearning Co-ordinator at Trinity Catholic College, Auburn/Regents Park joins us as the CloudShare Support Officer (CSO) for this Term. Donovan will be focussed on supporting the roll out and extended use of TD in our Schools this term.

In welcoming Donovan we also farewell Lisa DorranLisa returns to Holy Cross Primary, Woollahra after doing a great job as our CSO in Term 2, and wish her well as she returns to teaching her stage 3 class (all 60+ students!).

BTW - If you missed Lisa's Authentic Learning & CloudShare presentation last term, you can watch the video of the session here.

2. John Galvin - CloudShare In-school Support Officer secondment
We're very pleased to have John Galvin, Teacher Educator at OLMC Mt Pritchard, seconded to us for Terms 3 and 4 in the role of CloudShare In-school Support Officer(CISO). John's focus will be on building teacher capacity to use CloudShare for student learning.

John's CISO role includes teacher release time of up to 4 days per school and is available to all schools. For more information, please contact John directly on 0421 767 690 or john.galvin@syd.catholic.edu.au, or speak with your regional eLearning adviser.

3. Teacher Dashboard for Schools in Term 3
We have 16 new schools coming on board this term, making 132 schools now using or registered to begin using Teacher Dashboard.  There are still slots available for Primary Schools in the schedule for Term 3. Implementation kicks off next week, Monday July 28. Read more ...

4. Need help training your staff with Teacher Dashboard?
Donovan and Greg are available to assist with presentations and training on TD and CloudShare. We can do this either at your school or via Google Hangout or Video Conference. Contact us if you'd like more information.