Spark Talk: Thursday Morning

July 26, 2018 11:45 am - 12:30 pm

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Steve Crowe
Helen Sultana

Spark Talk sessions include three speakers exploring topics in short, sharp presentations.


Steve Crowe:  Gamify Your Staffroom

Staff Meetings can be so boring! They are also most often driven by leadership teams assumptions on what everyone needs and wants to learn. But what if there was a different way? How can we evoke intrinsic motivation, empowerment and ownership with staff around staff meetings and in school professional development? Is it possible to shift engagement within Staff Meetings & in school Professional Development through the elements of Gamification. Come and hear one schools application of various gamification elements to the staff room and their journey on empowering staff to take control of their professional development.

Helen Sultana: Girls and STEM

Helen Sultana will introduce you to Girl Geek Academy and will discuss current pipeline initiatives as well as challenges for recruiting girls in tech.