ICT Cluster meeting Thursday 11 September St Josephs School Otahuhu
The 3 carriage train - spend more time in the second carriage
-willingness and enthusiasm rather than directives
Google Apps - Google Classroom: https://classroom.google.com/welcome
Need strategic plan +school google account
give them the code (ie: as with Edmodo)
put up videos
watch videos in own time - comment
Make announcements - youtube - add instruction -watch and add a comment.
Assignment -eg: volcano research -find info about rangitoto
due date comes up automatically.
My assignment - create
name and title goes up automatically
use research tool - annotates - cite
turn in when finished editing - cant change after turn in.
Teacher gets assignment notification
Grade /100 or whatever (numerical)
Post feedback comment - important
TTS will come into school to move the middle carriage - say once a term
Hapara + Google Classroom complement each other
Not a soup kitchen handout but a shared collective where all efforts contribute and are valued.
Questions/ discussion -
#Youtube ads: turn on ad blocker (abp) on chrome or firefox
#N4L: n4l has three levels of blocking -have one person on staff to alter as well.
#short urls - more convenient to type in
Meeting ended with a tour of new classroom block.