Amanda Tanks

Education Consultant Datacom

Amanda Tanks

Education Consultant Datacom

Biography

Education Consultant
Based at Datacom
Digital Pedagogy Specialist

Amanda has a 26+ year legacy in the Education sector with roles spanning the Department of Education, Brisbane Catholic Education, Independent Schools Queensland and Registered Training Organisations. She has a wealth of pedagogical and technical expertise to the organisations from her experiences acting as Business and IT teacher/trainer, HOD Business and IT, eLearning Manager, Learning/HOD Senior Schooling, VET and Career Pathways Coordinator. Amanda is passionate about supporting QLD schools along their technical and pedagogical journeys. As a future-focused educator and experienced teacher, she is accustomed to the particular challenges and opportunities facing QLD schools. Amanda continues to transform learning in our schools by developing and supporting their 21st century learning environments.

BREAKOUT SESSION 2 – Design Thinking using the HP Sprout
Target audience ALL

Engage all teachers in new STEAM experiences and 3D asset creation on advanced technology that builds 21st century skills using the Sprout by HP and UPBox by 3D printing systems. Transforming and transcending the traditional classroom to be a place to dream, investigate, design, create and solve.

BREAKOUT SESSION 3 – Immersive Technologies
Target audience ALL

Put down the textbook. Now VR, AR and Vi are changing your classroom.  Explore the ways in which immersive technologies can assist your students, and change the way of our classroom experiences and learning in both primary and secondary sectors.

 

All session by Amanda Tanks

Breakout Session 2

11:15
Room 20

Breakout Session 3

12:00
Room 20