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Digital teaching using flexible learning environments.

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Participate and share : Interactive lecture

Tuesday, June 25, 3:15–4:15 pm
Location: 204AB

Phil Sakellaridis  
Using Office 365 we will see how collaboration in flexible learning spaces can be made into a reality. Using things like, Teams, OneNote and Sway digital teaching practices will be shown. Insight how a school can develop a strategic plan where all teachers are focusing on a common goal.

Audience: Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Mac, PC
Tablet: iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Office 365 account
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Communication and collaboration
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Math
ISTE Standards: For Coaches:
Digital Age Learning Environments
  • Collaborate with teachers and administrators to select and evaluate digital tools and resources that enhance teaching and learning and are compatible with the school technology infrastructure.
Teaching, Learning and Assessments
  • Coach teachers in and model effective use of technology tools and resources to systematically collect and analyze student achievement data, interpret results, and communicate findings to improve instructional practice and maximize student learning.
For Educators:
  • Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.
Related exhibitors: Microsoft Corporation

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

This presentation will show how St Francis Xavier College uses Microsoft TEAMs and OneNote to create a collaborative approach to teaching and learning. This session will demonstrate how we can incorporate tradition teaching resources with new and innovative ideas to support student learning. We will also discuss the journey that SFX took to support all teachers to have a consistent approach to their teaching so students can have a consistent use of technology in their learning.


How teaching at SFX looks (20 - 30 minutes)
- Using TEAMs (participants will joint a DEMO TEAM)
- Using OneNote (Using Class OneNote
- Using interactive and collaborative approaches to your teaching
- Finding the balance in a flexible learning space

The journey of SFX (20 minutes)
- Explain how we began
- Talk about the BYOD to One-to-One change
- Explain the focus on staff development

Question time (10 minutes)

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Phil Sakellaridis, St Francis Xavier College

Teacher of Mathematics and Science from grades 7 to 12 in Melbourne Australia for the past 23 years. Specialising in Senior School Mathematics I have also authored three textbooks and contributed to VCE examination marking. My current role at St Francis Xavier College is the Director of Digital Learning. We have approximately 3200 students and 250 staff across three campuses in the outer southeast of Melbourne. At SFX we have one of the leading Digital Learning Programs in Australia, that uses a dynamic digital learning environment with flexible learning spaces across all year levels.

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