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Mel Hughes and I attended and presented at the TeachMeet East on 4th Dec 2012.

It was organised by Michelle Jensen and Joachim Cohen.

The venue they organised was Greater Union Cinemas at Bondi Junction.

Hollywood was the theme for the night.

Mel had her 1960s attire with cat eye framed glasses.

I dressed as Jake Blues from the Blue Brothers.

TeachMeet East goes to Hollywood

TeachMeet East goes to Hollywood

What a fun night!

Lots of other educators dressed up for the night.

TeachMeet East goes to Hollywood

TeachMeet East goes to Hollywood

Professional development, networking educators, pragmatic and innovative classroom stories to share and playful, fun, cool peeps!

FUN.

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Adobe Connect, Join Me, virtual sound card

Adobe Connect, TeachMeet@PLANE, join.me and virtual sound cards

Our second last TeachMeet@PLANE for 2012 is on Library Innovation.

What a hot topic!

All 90 tickets were snapped up 2 days before the event.

We had a waiting list of over 30 people.

So Lorence and I set about getting an overflow solution happening.

We settled on using join.me to screen share and broadcast out the Adobe Connect session.

We had to use a bit of software to set up virtual sound drivers to be able to pipe the audio through.

The participants in the overflow used Twitter to interact as they did not have access to the Adobe Connect text chat.

In the end it all worked out pretty well.

The visuals of the screen share was watch-able, bearable lag and screen refresh rate.

The audio came through loud and clear.

And the interaction using Twitter was ok.

We would need to do some more testing if we were to use this permanently but it was a good, fast solution at the time.

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TeachMeet Sydney Mar 2012

TeachMeet Sydney Mar 2012. Live Twitter feed, hash tag #TMSydney.

TeachMeet Sydney Mar 2012

Ewan McIntosh at TeachMeet Sydney Mar 2012 doing a 7 min presetntation. He is the creator of TeachMeet.

I attended TeachMeet Sydney event on Fri 2 Mar 2012.

Wow, what an inspiring event!

Over 300 teachers and educators voluntarily showed up on a Fri night from 5pm onwards to this free event.

That’s passion and commitment to their work.

Teachers sharing with other teachers.

Professional learning for teachers by teachers.

It brings me joy to see such cool people in the educational space.

More info here http://www.teachmeet.net/sydney-world-record/ and here http://tmsydney.wikispaces.com/

 

 

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