ILT2014 Keynote Resources: Try Another Way. Like it is a Bad Thing?


Marc Gold

Marc Prensky (2012) Literacy in the Digital AgeBrain Gain: Technology and the Quest for Digital Wisdom

Learning Without Frontiers YouTube Channel:

Mitch Resnick – Learning from Scratch

Keri Facer – Learning Futures

Ray Kurzweil – Exponential Learning & Entrepreneurship

Gartner Hype Cycle

2014 NMC Horizon Report – Higher Education Edition
2013 NMC Horizon Report – K-12 Edition

Davidson, C. N. (2011). Now you see it: How the brain science of attention will transform the way we live, work, and learn. New York, NY: Viking.

 Future Proof Our Classrooms

Dave Edyburn

Edyburn, D.L. (2013). Inclusive technologies: Tools for helping diverse learners achieve academic success. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc

Edyburn, D. L. (2013). Critical issues in advancing the special education technology evidence base. Exceptional Children, 80(1), 7-24.

What Have We Learned Lately?

Michael Fullan

Fullan, M. (2012). Stratosphere: Integrating technology, pedagogy, and change knowledge. Canada: Pearson.

Fullan, M., & Donnelly, K. (2013). Alive in the swamp, assessing digital innovations in education. London: Nesta. Available online:

Friedman, T. (2012). Come the revolution. The New York Times, 15.

What Works Clearinghouse

Macquarie University Special Education Centre (MUSEC) Briefings

Hattie, J., & Anderman, E. M. (Eds.). (2013). International Guide to Student Achievement. Routledge.

Cook, B. G., & Cook, S. C. (2013). Unraveling evidence-based practices in special education. The Journal of Special Education, 47(2), 71-82.

Routledge Education  Special Needs Education journals are free to download until 31st December, 2014.

The Flipped Classroom

The Difference Between Differentiation And Personalised Learning

Leadership and learning with ICT : Voices from the profession

Universal Design for Learning

The SETT Framework

AAC Ferret

Use Technology to Teach to the Edges

The Myth of Average: Todd Rose at TEDxSonomaCounty

Digital exams pass student test

Eileen O’Connor Centre (2013). Flexible use of mobile technology to support secondary students with disabilities through instructional coaching: Vanier iPLAY Project. Catholic Education Office Sydney




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About Greg O'Connor

“I firmly believe that saying “we’ve always done it this way around here” is dangerous! I enjoy disrupting that way of thinking and watching the excitement of teachers being re-motivated. Adding new technologies into the mix is powerful in driving that positive change. Driving that positive disruption”

Greg has been actively involved in supporting the learning of students with diverse learning needs for over 30 years. During this time he has worked as a classroom teacher, school executive, district consultant, regional manager with the New South Wales Department of Education and Training, and Professional and Consultancy Manager at Spectronics.

Greg is committed to exploring the possibilities that exist for ALL students through the use of technology, wherever and however teaching and learning takes place.

Greg presents at national and international conferences, and provides training and consultancy across Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. He is a Google Certified Educator, Certified Apple Trainer, and a Certified Texthelp Trainer. Greg is a committee member of the NSW Australian Association of Special Education, and is a member of the editorial committee for the AASE Journal, Special Education Perspectives. He recently became a member of the International Committee of the Inclusive Learning Network of ISTE.

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