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Statewide Vision Resource Centre Professional Development and Activities Calendar 2009
All activities are held at the Statewide Vision Resource Centre 370 Springvale Rd Donvale
VCE Forum – conducted by Blind Citizens Australia 10.00am-12.30pm followed by a light lunch BrailleNote for New Users Workshop 1.00pm-3.00pm BYO BrailleNote if possible! Skill Power Workshops for Visiting Teachers, Teachers and Aides 1. Teaching Braille to Primary Students – 9.30am to 12.30pm 2. Concurrent Sessions 1.30 - 3.30pm Classroom Setup, Tricks of the Trade, Discussion Forum OR Hands-On Preparation of Worksheets and Tactual Resources. BYO worksheets, questions, topics etc Skill Power Workshops for Visiting Teachers, Teachers, Aides, Students etc (BYO laptop / No lunch provided) 1. UEB Braille Maths Code and Maths Layout – 10.00am to 12.30pm Lea Nagel, EMR Senior Visiting Teacher & Maria Elford, Head Braille Transcriber 2. Setting up the Computer for Low Vision Users – 1.30pm to 3.00pm Lyn Robinson, SVRC Visiting Teacher Day New Visiting Teachers – Orientation Day Educational Support for Blind Students This day is designed for class and subject teachers, integration teachers and aides, therapists, parents/caregivers and visiting teachers who support students who utilize braille Optelec Product Launch – 2-4pm Educational Support for Students with Low Vision – Prep to Year 8 This day is designed for class and subject teachers, integration teachers and aides, therapists, parents/caregivers and visiting teachers who support students who have low vision (maximum participants: 65) Educational Support for Students with Low Vision – Secondary Students This day is designed for class and subject teachers, integration teachers and aides, therapists, parents/caregivers and visiting teachers who support secondary students who have low vision (maximum participants: 60) Dot Power for Kinder and Prep Braille Readers Skill Power Workshops for Visiting Teachers, Teachers, Aides, Students etc (BYO laptop / No lunch provided) 1. Mountbatten – 10.00am to 11.30am Trevor Boyd, Quantum Technology 2. BrailleNote – 11.45am to 1.15pm Ramona Mandy, Humanware 3. Computer without the Mouse – 1.30pm to 3.00pm Lea Nagel, Senior Visiting Teacher Educational Support for Vision Impaired Students with Additional Impairments This day is designed for teachers, aides, therapists, parents/care-givers and visiting teachers who support vision impaired students who have additional impairments (maximum participants: 60) Education Week Activity – "Louis Day" (in celebration of the 200 year anniversary of Louis Braille) Skill Power Workshops for Visiting Teachers, Teachers, Aides, Students etc 1. WindowEyes – 10.00am to 11.30am Ramona Mandy, Humanware 2. MAGic – 11.45am to 1.15pm Trevor Boyd, Quantum Technology 3. Introduction to the SVRC 'Tool Kit' – 1.30pm to 3.00pm Lyn Robinson, SVRC BYO laptop / No lunch provided Term 2 Visiting Teacher Professional Development Day Skill Power Workshops for Visiting Teachers, Teachers, Aides, Students etc (BYO laptop / No lunch provided) 1. JAWS – 10.00am to 11.30am Lea Nagel, Senior Visiting Teacher 2. PACMate – 11.45am to 1.15pm Trevor Boyd, Quantum Technology 3. A Week in the Life of a VT… – 1.30pm Lea Nagel and staff from the SVRC Skill Power Workshops for Visiting Teachers, Teachers, Aides, Students etc (BYO laptop / No lunch provided) 1. Computer Without the Mouse – 9.45am to 11.15am Lea Nagel, Senior Visiting Teacher 2. ZoomText (Talking and Enlarging Software) – 11.45am to 1.15pm Trevor Boyd, Quantum Technology 3. Setting up the Computer for Low Vision Users – 1.30pm to 3.00pm Lyn Robinson, SVRC

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Friday 6 February Monday 9 February Tuesday 10 February Friday 20 February Monday 23 February Monday 2 March Friday 20 March Monday 30 March Wednesday 29 April

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Friday 1 May May Wednesday 13 May Tuesday 19 May Thursday 28 May

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Statewide Vision Resource Centre PO Box 201 Nunawading 3131 370 Springvale Rd Donvale Tel (03) 9841 0242 svrc@svrc.vic.edu.au

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Statewide Vision Resource Centre Professional Development and Activities Calendar 2009
All activities are held at the Statewide Vision Resource Centre 370 Springvale Rd Donvale
Dot Power for Kinder and Prep Braille Readers Skill Power Workshops for Visiting Teachers, Teachers, Aides, Students etc (BYO laptop / No lunch provided) 1. JAWS – 10.00am to 11.30am Lea Nagel, Senior Visiting Teacher 2. GTCalc (Talking Calculator Software) – 11.45am to 1.15pm Bernice Fox and Anita Ross, Software Developers - Cancelled 3. WYNN – 1.30pm to 3.00pm Trevor Boyd, Quantum Technology Including Students who are Blind or have Low Vision in Physical Education Programs. Presented by Vision Australia and the Statewide Vision Resource Centre, this is a hands-on workshop is for PE teachers, VTs and any other interested school staff. Louis Braille Day (Literacy Numeracy Week Activity) – for students with vision impairments, a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille – contact us for further details Term 3 Visiting Teacher Professional Development Day SPEVI Day Educational Expo – Access Technology Options This day is suitable for teachers, aides, therapists, parents/care-givers, visiting teachers, STUDENTS and members of the wider community SVRC Christmas Morning Tea Dot Power for 2010 Kinder and Prep Braille Readers and their Teachers, Aides and Parents

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Wednesday 22 July

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Friday 14 August Monday 7 September Friday 28 August Monday 5 October Friday 27 November Wednesday 2 December 7&8 December

For downloadable programs for each activity: www.visiontech.svrc.vic.edu.au/pd2009.htm Contact us: svrc@svrc.vic.edu.au (03) 9841 0242

To avoid disappointment, please phone or email to confirm your attendance at the activity before the day.

Statewide Vision Resource Centre PO Box 201 Nunawading 3131 370 Springvale Rd Donvale Tel (03) 9841 0242 svrc@svrc.vic.edu.au


				
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