I'm very excited to be taking on a one day a week leadership role with technology next term. My mind is booming with ideas to develop staff support regarding Digital Technology, Curriculum and STE(A)M. It was fantastic to visit Treendale PS, to see how they're supporting their staff. The below ideas have come from viewing other schools, being a part of South Newman PS 1:1 transition, Twitter, Professional Development (GAFE Summit, TeachMeets & NAPLAN Online, Visible Learning & KAGAN Cooperative Learning), as well as my own ideas.
Here few things which will roll out next term and that I've started to build on our staff room wall (See photo above):
Regular Appy Hours will be run across the term, which immerse staff in the skill sets of using the
apps combined with time to collaborate and brainstorm how they can use them in their
Our next goals are focussed around developing whole school culture, student leadership, supporting staff through the journey and overcoming obstacles, as well as seeking feedback and developing the next Semester from this feedback.
Look forward to hearing your thoughts & ideas!
- Miss Dodds