I've submitted a workshop and a presentation for the CEGSA (Computers in Education Group of South Australia) Conference, 7th & 8th July 2009:
Scratch Workshop (Hands on workshop 90 minutes)
Scratch is good software for this learning cycle: imagine -> create -> play -> share -> reflect. You will learn or extend your Scratch know-how with the opportunity for discussion about how to use it effectively with students. The workshop also includes use of the Scratch Sensor Board
Netbooks and Schools (Presentation 45 minutes)
The rise of the netbook provides schools with the opportunity to unchain computers from labs and put them into the hands of students and their families 24/7. Come along to discuss the prospects and problems of this vision
What does ‘pure research’ on international development look like? Speed-dating at the LSE - Following on from yesterday’s musings about NGO-academic collaboration (or the lack of it), here, for my NGO colleagues is a taste of what my LSE colleague...
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