BAIMBRIDGE College maths and physics teacher, Shane Dempsey arrived back in Australia last week after a week long trip to Las Vegas for a Texas Instruments conference.
The conference was all about calculators, Mr Dempsey’s specialty.
“I’m one of the Australian trainers, there are 50 to 60 trainers in Australia … to be a trainer you have to have shown an interest in teaching,” he said.
Mr Dempsey is a trainer of ‘Teachers teaching with technology’ and has presented at the annual Victorian mathematics conference every year.
“I’ve put my hand up and done that every year and Texas Instruments are keen to have trainers who are prepared to do that sort of thing,” he said.
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