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45 min presentation on Saturday, 26 May 2012 10:30 - 11:15 in room Room 06
TAGS: 2012, Primary educators, VELS 1, Secondary educators, VELS 2, Tertiary educators, VELS 3, ICT Leaders, VELS 4, School principals, VELS 5, Technicians and ICT admins, VELS 6, VCE, 21st century classroom, connectivism, creativity, innovation, networked learning
This session will provide teachers with a framework for establishing and building a creative environment within the classroom. We will be discussing the creative thought process and it’s relevance to a 21st century classroom. We will also examine some of the learning theories and pedagogical ideas relevant to the digital world as well as various Web 2.0 tools, and how these underpin the development of a creative culture.
Kynan Robinson has been working as a leading teacher in ICT and Creativity and Innovation at North Fitzroy Primary for the past 10 years. In that time he has built up the schools reputation as one of the states leading schools in the area of ICT with a particular focus on pedagogy related to the modern learner. Over the last 3 years the school has been focused on gaming in education incorporating a variety of digital games into their curriculum and completing a extensive research project with Deakin Uni and DEECD. Kynan was also successful in gaining a $100000 Premiers Schools Specialisation Grant to make FNPS a ICT specialisation school. Kynan is currently completing his PHD and is Vice President of ICTEV (PD)