Online Learning Communities Workshop

Backchannel Resources
Using Backchannels for learning
TodaysMeet.com
Using Todaysmeet in the classroom
Backchannel Chat

Padlet (Used to be wallwisher)
http://padlet.com/wall/ictev13
Using Padlet at your school

Links:
Pinterest for Ideas: Here is my own personal Pinterest page to show some ideas for workshops.
http://pinterest.com/meganaiemma/

Pecha Kucha: http://www.pechakucha.org/

TeachMeets: http://www.teachmeet.net/

Internal TeachMeets: Great article from Jenny Luca
http://jennyluca.com/2013/04/02/how-an-internal-teachmeet-can-help-forge-a-professional-learning-community/

http://moniquedalli.wordpress.com/2012/08/13/teachmeet-hills-gilroy-catholic-college/

Tech Breakfasts: Just one example...
http://cc21.macict.webfactional.com/tech-breakfast-and-more-socrative/

Edmodo: App and Online

Resources:
Twitter:
Utilising twitter chats for professional Development:

http://www.cybraryman.com/edhashtags.html Education Hashtags


Twitter Education Chat List and times:

Interesting article about Twitter and using it in Education from Oxfam's Education Program Manager:
https://www.oxfam.org.au/2013/05/6-reasons-why-twitter-is-a-teachers-bff/

Online Learning Communities:

There is the global classroom project network http://theglobalclassroomproject.wordpress.com/
Some of the regular Australia Series webinars are another great way of learning, sharing and networking. See http://www.australiaseries.wordpress.com

There is another great webinar weekly series Classroom 2.0 LIVE

Vic PLN Professional Development run by State Library of Victoria:
http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/pln

Facebook groups are another manner of networking.

The Australia eSeries which brings many levels of education together
https://www.facebook.com/groups/127542470645020/
and
Facing IT which Penny Bentley moderates
https://www.facebook.com/groups/facingit/

Online Conferences:
The Global Education Conference http://www.globaleducationconference.com/

Infographic
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/46-tools-to-make-infographics-in-the-classroom/