Lois and Jenny talk about Mobile2015, school visits, shopping and slide2learn.
Jenny went to Mobile 2015 in Tucson, Arizona
IPad configuring - redeeming free apps
Creating online student TV - crucial factors:
knowing the students what are their strengths,
ability to work in teams,
writing and elaboration,
choosing a topic and succinctly but thoroughly presenting the information,
performing by being engaging and speaking with authority.
Shopping- books, robots, drones and Pendo's
Lois Visited Yinnar Primary School - A school so committed to a philosophy about learning and effort rather than compliance and completing a task.
Lois's Book Shopping: Mindset: How You Can Fulfil Your Potential, by Carol Dweck
Challenging Learning, by James Nottingham
Building Learning Power: Helping Young People Become Better Learners, by Guy Claxton
Outstanding Formative Assessment: Culture and Practice by Shirley Clark.
Growth Mindset Pocketbook by Barry Hymer (came highly recommended too)
Jenny is helping to design her new school and has attended Bastow to find out about learning spaces with Ewan MacIntosh - The learning spaces you need to plan for include: watching, secret spaces, performing, collaborative, participation, publishing
You can see more extensive notes on the RUConnected Blog