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The teachers and final year Lesotho College of Education teaching students who received Windows 8 mobile phones as part of the Matuto™ Literacy for Life partnership last year are hard at work creating short stories to share with emerging readers. Feedback from this group led to the creation of the Chekhov phone app which makes it easy to create and publish a story from a Windows 8 mobile phone. Whilst Schoolnet SA is specifically encouraging Lesotho teachers to share their stories, this global project i...Read more
Teachers in the Cofimvaba ICT4RED project schools have been methodically working through modules of their professional development course since July 2013. The seventh and the eighth module sessions of the ICT4RED Cofimvaba Teacher Professional Development were conducted at Queens College in Queenstown on Saturday 1 February 2014. Module 8 (which was conducted in the morning session) concentrated on the Gallery Walk teaching strategy. Module 7 used the Scavenger Hunt strategy.
The emphasis was on the Gal...Read more
We invite you to join us for the 2nd Annual South Africa Google in Education Summit on 3rd and 4th July 2014 at Dainfern College in Johannesburg. The event is being presented by the EdTechTeam in partnership with SchoolNet South Africa and Dainfern College Please visit the Conference website at http://za.gafesummit.com/ to register for early bird prices and stay tuned for more information. Pre-conference workshops will be held on 1st and 2nd July – the programme is on the conference website....Read more
Last year in October Cape Town experienced the first ever Google Summit in Africa hosted by SchoolNet and Parklands College at Parklands College. It was presented by the amazing EdTech team from the USA and proved to be an exceptionally inspiring event for teachers in the classroom as well as anyone involved in education. Parklands videotaped some of the sessions and SchoolNet has placed four of these videos on the SchoolNet YouTube Channel.