[vet-mm] Exciting Games4Learning Conference: Book now

Jo McLeay jo at vitta.org.au
Fri Mar 19 11:42:49 EST 2010

Dear Edulist subscribers (apologies for the crossposts) 

The exciting GAMES FOR LEARNING CONFERENCE is on Wednesday March 24th from 8.30 am to 3.30 pm 

It is: 

· designed for all teachers both Primary and Secondary and of all subjects and specialist ICT 

· examines the impact of games and game culture on learning and society and gives ideas and resources on how to make the most of this impact 

· help introduce students to programming, a key skill necessary for the 21st century 

There are sessions on xBox, Game Maker, Kodu, Scratch, machinima, Kahootz and Nintendo and many others. The Conference gives you: 

    • the opportunity of meeting great educators involved in the field of games for education 

inspiration for Monday morning's lesson. 

What is included? 
Computer Lab facilities are provided. Morning tea and lunch is also provided 

When is it? 
Wednesday 24th March from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Forest Hills Centre for Digital Excellence at Forest Hills Secondary College 
178 - 180 Mahoneys Rd 
Burwood East VIC 3151 
Melways Reference: Map 62 C5 

To book: http://vitta.org.au/events/event/games4learning 

This PD activity will contribute 6 hours of recognised PD. The Victorian Institute of Teaching requires that to renew their registration teachers must have completed a minimum amount of professional development activities within a given timeframe – currently phased up to 100 hours of recognised professional development activity over 5 years. 


Jo McLeay 
VITTA Professional Learning Officer 
T: +61 3 9495 6836 
F: +61 3 9495 6834 
M: +61 (0) 402 087 017 
E: jo at vitta.org.au 
W: www.vitta.org.au 
Suite 209, 134 - 136 Cambridge St, 
PO Box 1099 
Collingwood, VIC, 3066, Australia 

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