On Thursday Thursday 30th November 2017 at 3:15pm (GMT+2) we held a free SchoolNet webinar entitled ‘Putting your story on the map with Google Tour Builder‘‘ which was presented by Linda Foulkes, SMIEE / Freelance Trainer / Consultant / Courseware Author / eLearning Content Creator at Foulkes@Work in the United Kingdom.
How much do you know about Google Tour Builder? Google describes its product like this: “Tour Builder is a new way to show people the places yo...Read more
On Thursday 26th October 2017 at 3:15pm we held a free SchoolNet webinar entitled ‘We can code it – An introduction to Scratch and coding’ which was presented by Nomusa Keninda, Senior E- Learning Specialist in the Mpumalanga Department of Education and founder of the Mpumalanga ICT Club. Coding is becoming a vital skill that should be part of every classroom. Scratch is a great, free, online program to introduce to your learners. Learners as young as 5 years can use Scratch to expres...Read more
On Thursday 28th September at 3:15pm we held a free SchoolNet webinar which was presented by Fiona Beal a teacher, writer and ICT trainer from Cape Town. The webinar was entitled ‘Digital storytelling as a means to encourage students to write’
Fiona says: ‘The world is changing. The way we write is changing! This is where digital storytelling comes in. Digital storytelling is a great way to give your students a creative way to tell their stories, and to get them to ...Read more
On Thursday 31st August at 3:15pm we held a free SchoolNet webinar which was presented by Phuti Ragophala a teacher from Limpop who is well-known in many international and local education circles and also a Microsoft MIEExpert Educator. The webinar is entitlled, “Explore the Chekhov app for online writing’ . Phuti believes that using the the Chekhov app for reading and writing is a great way to fight illiteracy.
Phuti says, “The Chekhov is one of the free apps offe...Read more
On Thursday afternoon 27 July at 3:15pm we held a free SchoolNet webinar entitled ‘Trending in I.T. – Reflections from ISTE’. Our speaker was 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 i...Read more
On Tuesday afternoon 27 Hune at 3:30pm we held a free SchoolNet webinar entitled ‘Coding – it’s not scary- it’s easy, it’s free and it promotes cerebral fitness!’ Our speaker was Charmaine Roynon, a Microsoft MIEExpert from Cape Town. Charmaine is the ICT Integrator at Wynberg Girl’s Junior School, and she is also Head of Curriculum Development and Teacher Training at EDU 365 SA. Charmaine is very interested in coding and its importance t...Read more
On Thursday afternoon 11 May at 3:30pm we held a free SchoolNet webinar entitled We are ‘A Roadmap for Teacher Professional Development’ Our speaker was Ronelle Klinck, a MIEExpert from Johannesburg and a Teacher Ambassador with Microsoft South Africa. Ronelle has always been passionate about developing teachers and helping them work toward reaching their goals.She gave us some pointers for teacher professional development as noted in the webinar description below.
Megan Rademeyer has been hosting a series of webinars on the Microsoft Virtual Academy on various Microsoft tools and how these can be used for educational purposes. Most of these sessions feature a Microsoft expert who is able to give tips for using the tools effectively – and a number of Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts have featured to talk about how they are using the tools in their classrooms.
Click on the links below if you’d like to watch a pre-recorded session and follow @Micro...Read more
We are pleased to announce that Megan Rademeyer and MIEExpert Justin Harper will be presenting a free Microsoft Virtual Academy webinar from the Microsoft Office in Johannesburg on Microsoft Classroom. Office 365 Education now includes Microsoft Classroom, a single experience for managing all classes and assignment workflow for teachers and students. Microsoft Classroom is your homepage for managing all of your classes. Organize multiple class sections, create and grade assignments, collaborate with o...Read more
On Thursday afternoon 23 February 2017 at 3:30pm, Allan Hart, a teacher at Appelby Preparatory in Elgin presented a webinar about his use of Skype in the classroom. His aim was to encourage teachers to use the free online video tool, Skype, in their classrooms this year. One of the ways of doing this has become known as Mystery Skype. This is an interactive learning game where two classrooms use Skype and a series of questions to guess each other’s locations and find out more about each other. It is ...Read more