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Upcoming Events

Friday

05

November

EduTECH on-demand

Date

27 November-05 February

Time

9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Location
Online and on-demand

Australasia's biggest education technology conference went live on Monday 9 November with over 15,000 educators participating from across the globe. But don't fret if you didn't attend the live event - you haven't missed out! You can access this content for the remainder of Term 4 and even for School Development Days in Term 1, 2021. Why should I attend? Eight reasons why you should attend EduTECH 2020 Some sessions are NESA-accredited #bonus - N.B only available for 30 days post the live event It's FREE! No need to book a cheap Sydney motel this year, the conference is virtual so join from anywhere with an internet connection. There is a dedicated channel of workshops, panels and talks for DoE teachers, leaders, ICT coordinators and school admin staff. You don't have to lift a finger, well maybe just one, to click and open our special edition of magazine.T4L as your handy guide. Get your good news quota and be inspired by global experts and international thought leaders. Access content when it suits you! Available on-demand for School Development Days Term 1, 2021, concluding on Friday 5 February. Content for tech experts and those who just want to dip their toe in. How do I access the content? Register here Please note: there is a 24 hour delay in getting access to the EduTECH Swapcard platform upon registration, whilst your details are processed. Explore further resources.

Monday

07

December

Get started with MakeCode & Minecraft: Hour of Code special

Date

07 December

Time

3:30-4:00 PM

Location
Microsoft teams live webinar

Please note this session has been organised and will be delivered by/on behalf of Microsoft. Join the Microsoft team in this special Hour of Code week webinar to learn more about the MakeCode beginner-friendly code editor in Minecraft: Education Edition. You will discover how students can use Microsoft MakeCode for Minecraft to program mini-games, automated builds, and change gameplay behaviour in Minecraft! Plus, the team will show you how you can bring computer science to life within Minecraft. At the end of this session, you will walk away with resources and ideas to get you started in the classroom tomorrow! Simply click below to register with your Department of Education email address and you will be sent an email confirmation with your link to join on the day. Register now! Please note this session has been designed and is being delivered by Microsoft Learning Specialists (not the NSW Department of Education). Content within the webinar has not been approved or endorsed by the NSW DoE, however, is being shared in order to provide the opportunity to build skills and dexterity with Microsoft tools. If you have any questions, ideas or thoughts after the session, please contact the T4L team.

Monday

07

December

T4L Yammer hot spots

Date

07 December

Time

3:30-4:00 PM

Location
Microsoft teams live webinar

Join T4L tech experts Stu Hasic and Greig Tardiani plus their special guest in a live panel discussion! Come prepared with all your burning questions about everything to do with technology for learning. Plus all the usual awesome components of Yammer Hotspots... Ask our tech experts questions through the interactive chat panel Receive insights into how technology is being applied across NSW public schools See demonstrations of the latest edtech tools Be the first to find out what's new in ICT. Simply click below to register with your Department of Education email address and you will receive an email confirmation with your link to join on the day. Register now!

Monday

07

December

Code with Google - special edition

Date

07 December

Time

10:00-11:00 AM

Location
Zoom online webinar

Power up your #HourofCode and celebrate Computer Science Education week with this exciting live virtual incursion! Join the T4L Google team for an Hour of Code special edition. During this live digital incursion the team will be guiding you and your class through the amazing Google CS First activities from the Google for Education team! So grab a device and join us as we explore ART with code. Please note: Teachers and students will require a laptop/PC/Tablet with an internet connection to participate in the live learning activities. Ensure each student is logged in and has the Chrome Web Browser open ready to begin. We recommend running this webinar on a computer connected to a projector or a panel at the front of the room, so all students can see and participate. Simply click below to register with your Department of Education email address and you will be sent an email confirmation with your link to join on the day. Register now! Find out more about: Hour Of Code Computer Science Education week

Tuesday

08

December

Get started with MakeCode Arcade: Hour of code special webinar

Date

08 December

Time

3:30-4:00 PM

Location
Microsoft teams live webinar

Please note this session has been organised and will be delivered by/on behalf of Microsoft. Join the Microsoft team in this special Hour of Code week webinar to learn more about MakeCode Arcade, a web-based beginner-friendly code editor that empowers students to create retro arcade games. In this webinar you will discover how you can bring computer science to life with fun projects in Makecode Arcade. Plus, with Makecode there’s nothing to install - the games will just work in the browser! At the end of this session, you will walk away with resources and ideas to get you started in the classroom tomorrow! Simply click below to register with your Department of Education email address and you will be sent an email confirmation with your link to join on the day. Register now! Please note this session has been designed and is being delivered by Microsoft Learning Specialists (not the NSW Department of Education). Content within the webinar has not been approved or endorsed by the NSW DoE, however, is being shared in order to provide the opportunity to build skills and dexterity with Microsoft tools. If you have any questions, ideas or thoughts after the session, please contact the T4L team.

Tuesday

08

December

Code with Microsoft - Makecode Arcade

Date

08 December

Time

10:00-11:00 AM

Location
Microsoft teams live webinar

Power up your #HourofCode and celebrate Computer Science Education week with this exciting live virtual incursion! Get your students coding and developing their very own video games with Microsoft’s innovative MakeCode Arcade platform. In this live session, students will learn how to build a simple game based on the “healthy schools, healthy futures” theme. Students will discover how to navigate the simple MakeCode user interface and will be shown how to make a working game that can be shared amongst their peers. This webinar is guaranteed to engage and excite your students for the #HourofCode, register today! Please note: Teachers and students will require a laptop/PC with an internet connection to participate in the live learning activities. Ensure each student is logged in and has a web browser open ready to begin. We recommend running this webinar on a computer connected to a projector or a panel at the front of the room, so all students can see and participate. Simply click below to register with your Department of Education email address and you will be sent an email confirmation with your link to join on the day. Register now! Find out more about: Hour Of Code Computer Science Education week