Your Name and TitleAnne Mirtschin


School NameHawkesdale P12 College


Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Australia


Language in Which You Will Present: English


Target Audience(s): K-12 Educators, Administrators


Short Session Description(one line): Learn how Web2.0 technology is completely changing the learning spaces of the traditional, physical classroom - virtual, global, digital.


Full Session Description:

Technology is changing learning spaces. They are becoming virtual, global, 24/7 and mobile. The ‘cloud’ enables learning that can be more relevant and engaging for our digital students.

This session will look at some of these changing spaces. Classroom stories will be shared, illustrating how technology can be used to bring in experts, global students and educationalists to the physical and virtual classroom.  These stories include lunchtime classes with an author from New York, students from Malaysia and USA learning together in the one virtual classroom and the magic of web conferencing/videoconferencing for classroom purposes. The hardware required, web2.0 tools used and the steps and procedures required will also be discussed. 

Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:A short youtube clip summarizing my classroom.My blogglobalstorytelling

Here is the link to my presentation (note this is a similar one to the one that I prepared, but the actual one did not load into Blackboard Collaborate correctly, so this existing presentation on slide share was app shared.The google doc with site links etc referenced to in the presentation. It has a section for any questions that you might have, or just add your comments or questions below. Thanks

Tags: classroom 2.0

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Looks very interesting Anne :)


Thanks Jason - not only interesting but exciting!  Learning can certainly be empowered by using technology and it can change our learning spaces completely. Hope you can attend or at least listen to the recording.



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