About Classroom Connections

Classroom Connections is Education Queensland's publication providing advice and guidance about curriculum, teaching, learning, assessment and reporting. Each issue will have a feature topic with supporting OneChannel programs and Learning Place resources.

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    What is the Contemporary Practice Resource?

    What is the Contemporary Practice Resource?

    A resource to support contemporary practices. More...

    10 great teaching ideas

    10 great teaching ideas

    Find ideas for teaching with ICT. More...

    The contemporary learner

    The contemporary learner

    Respond to student needs. More...

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Classroom Connections topic programs
CPR OneChannel programs
edStudio Access key: S93133836
OneChannel events and resources to support the CPR.
CPR explore — apps — recorded
Friday, 22 November 2013 8:00–8:40am
Program key P49810833
Explore a range of mobile apps which can be used to create exciting multimodal products. You will be guided towards resources in the Contemporary Practice Resource. This session will also prepare teachers for an upcoming student digital boot camp which will be provided via Student Channel in December.
Find contemporary teaching resources — recorded
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 3:15–4:15pm
Program key P45110691
This program will provide an introduction to searching the Learning Place and Library Services for resources. The session will demonstrate how to search for and access resources to support contemporary teaching and learning practices, as well as how to create a Learning Pathway to organise and share the resources.


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Contemporary Practice Spotlight
Regular updates that 'shine the light' on contemporary practices in our classrooms.
Learning Pathway Access key: L321103281
Contemporary Practice Resource: Share your ideas and feedback
Share your thoughts on CPR and ICT ideas, resources and strategies.
Learning Place staff blog
The flipped classroom — what is it, and why I am doing it
In this blog, Cleveland District State High School Deputy Principal Shane Mason compares the flipped classroom model with traditional approaches.
Learning Place staff blog
Web conferencing in the classroom
Ideas for web conferencing to support learning.
Learning Place staff blog
Design effective online learning
Effective online learning requires planning and structure. The D.I.S.C. model has been adapted to outline key features to consider when using the Learning Place.
Learning Place staff blog
Biggera Waters SS Learning Cafe
An information centre for the 21st century.
edStudio Access key: S38798995
Library Services — Contemporary Learning
Read full text eJournal articles and eBooks on topics associated with Contemporary Learning.
Learning Pathway Access key: L877101482
Your feedback blog
Please comment, share ideas and resources or suggest topics for future OneChannel programs.
Learning Place staff blog

Featured resource

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Contemporary Practice Resource
The Contemporary Practice Resource (CPR) is written by teachers for teachers and provides a range of practical teaching ideas, strategies and resources to support implementation of the Australian Curriculum and Curriculum into the Classroom (C2C) units. It also provides examples, skill support, and whole-school approaches to contemporary learning and teaching in three sections: Contemporary schools, ICT teaching ideas and Resource banks.
Audience: teacher
Resource type: collection, guidelines, lesson plan, website, teacher guide
Resource description in the Learning Place