SCDSB Minds On Media - May 20th 2011Numbered Memo 225

Areas 1, 2, and 3, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Areas 4, 5, and 6, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • This is a bring your own laptop event. You can use a school computer or a personal device (on the guest network).
  • There will be various centres set up with facilitators. You can choose to visit all centres for short periods of time or stay at one session and build a lesson with support from the people around you. The choice is yours. It's all about directing your own learning today.
  • Take a look along the left hand side to see information about the different stations to pre-plan what you would like to learn and potentially start creating.
  • Contact Jaclyn Calder or Jim Carleton if you have any questions.


  • ABEL and Learning Connections - Deb Kitchener and Anita Drosis (afternoon only)
  • Blogging - Marie Swift
  • Frames and Digital Storytelling - Mali Bickley
  • Moodle - Ryan Mundle
  • Podcasating - Sean McGaughey
  • The Networked Teacher (twitter, evernote and livebinders) - Patrick Johnson-
  • Voicethreads - Stan Man
  • Word Q - Connie Gray
  • SMART Technologies - Troy Comish

About Minds on Media

Minds On Media was created by Peter Skillen and Brenda Sherry for the Educational Computing Organization of Ontario ( conference. They have taken this popular model of learning to other conferences and gatherings of educators as well. This model of professional development is so well received it has been used at OTF, iEARN and OeLC conferences, led by Brenda and Peter.