Tuesday, 25 July 2017

SchoolNet free webinar 'Trending in IT' by MIEExpert Tracy Heath on 27 July at 3:15pm


We are pleased to announce that our next free webinar, 'Trending in IT' will be held this coming Thursday 27th July at 3:15pm. Our speaker will be Tracy Heath, a Microsoft MIEExpert Educator from Joburg. She is the ICT teacher for the Primary School at Brescia House School, a Microsoft Showcase School, in Johannesburg, Gauteng. She has been teaching ICT for more than 13 years. Tracy was one of three teachers in South Africa selected to attend the Microsoft E2 Global Exchange in Budapest in 2016.

Tracy recently returned from the ISTE conference which is the  biggest Ed Tech conference in the world. This year it was held in San Antonio in TExas. Tracy says that she learnt a huge amount. One of her big take aways from ISTE is taking responsibility for personal learning and belonging to groups that can help one's learning path. Tracy is eager to share some of what she learned in the upcoming webinar which she has titled, " Trending in IT."



Webinar details
Webinar title: Trending in IT - Reflections from ISTE 2017
Presenter: Tracy Heath, MIEExpert, ICT teacher for the Primary School at Brescia House School, a Microsoft Showcase School, in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
SummaryTracy says: "I was privileged to attend ISTE 2017 in San Antonio, Texas and was blown away by the positive and excited educators that I met there. There were over 1100 sessions to attend and so much to see and learn. My presentation will be on the general trends in education that I saw while at ISTE.  I will cover coding, AR, VR, libraries and the maker movement as well as touching on professional development."
Date: Tuesday 27th July, 3:15pm
Duration: 15-30 minutes
Host: Fiona Beal
To join the online meetinghttp://meet78641452.adobeconnect.com/iste/ 

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