CSER Digital Technologies Education

Our much valued team member, Lenka Hill, has recently completed her Bachelor of Education and is heading off to commence her teaching career!

Lenka has played a key role in the CSER team assisting with the distribution of the Lending Library kits, fielding queries from teachers, and supporting the rest of the CSER project team.

We wish Lenka every success in the wonderful profession of teaching!

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The CSER team looks forward to working with you in 2018! CSER Project Officers are available to provide free workshops to teachers in schools in a tailored format to suit your requirements. Please register your interest here.

New events are scheduled on a regular basis so please check the CSER homepage or CSER twitter feed @cserAdelaide to keep up to date. In the meantime, the following events are open for registration:

New South Wales Events: Meridith Ebbs, CSER’s NSW Project Officer is delivering a series of public workshops throughout 2018 looking at Digital Technologies and the NSW Curriculum. These workshops will look at how to connect digital technologies to the classroom and how they link to the NSW Curriculum.  For more details and to register for these events please visit the Eventbrite page.

  • 28 February 2018,Terrey Hills Public School, Terrey Hills
  • 5 March 2018, Marie Bashir Public School, Strathfield
  • 19 March 2018, Tomaree Education Centre, Salamander Bay
  • 20 March 2018, Maitland Grossman High, East Maitland
  • 7 May 2018, Wagga Wagga Christian College, Kooringai
  • 28 May 2018, Bathurst, venue to be advised
  • 28 May 2018,  Bathurst venue to be advised
  • 29 May 2018, Orange Christian School, Orange
  • 29 May 2018, Orange Christian School, Orange
  • 19 June 2018, Wyong High School, Wyong

Queensland Events: Lauren Stanhope, our QLD Project Officer will be delivering a series of workshops throughout QLD over the coming months. Please follow the links to register for the events below:

  • 26 February 2018, Intro to Digital Technologies, Brisbane
  • 26 & 27 March 2018, F-6 Extended, Sunshine Coast
  • 11 & 12 April (school holidays), F-6 Foundations, Caboolture
  • 23 & 24 April, F-6 Foundations, Gladstone
  • 27 & 28 April, F-6 Foundations, Mackay
  • 30 April & 1 May, F-6 Foundations, Townsville
  • 3 & 4 May, F-6 Extended, Townsville
  • 7 & 8 May, F- 6 Foundations, Bowen
  • 9 & 10 May, F- 6 Extended, Bowen
  • 28 May, 7- 8 Next Steps, Cairns
  • 29 May, 7- 8 Next Steps, Brisbane
  • 29 & 30 May. F- 6 Foundations, Cairns
  • 31 May & 1 June,  F- 6 Extended, Cairns
  • 28 June, Intro to Digital Technologies, Mount Isa

Other events:

VIC: DigiCon Save the date 26-27 July 2018 –  DigiCon is the annual conference of DLTV. Come along to learn and be inspired by the possibilities of digital technologies. Presentations by CSER Victorian Project Officer, Celia Coffa and ACT Project Officer, Toni Falusi. DigiCon18 features a range of workshops running across streams such as pedagogy, coding, VCE, Pedagogy and Digital Technologies Curriculum. The event is held at the Australian Catholic University. Fitzroy, Melbourne. Early Bird registrations are now open.

Please get in contact if you would like to participate or if you can host a workshop at your school.

 

 

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Tuesday the 6th of February is Safer Internet Day! Safer Internet Day is an annual, worldwide event to help encourage a better internet, celebrated across the world in 130 countries. The event is coordinated by the joint Insafe/INHOPE network, with the support of the European Commission, and national Safer Internet Centres across Europe.

This year’s theme is ‘Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you’. As this is also a key topic from the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies, we explore key content and classroom activity ideas for communicating, collaborating and behaving online safely within our F-6 Foundations MOOC, within our ‘Information Systems’ unit. To inspire you for Safer Internet Day, we have curated some of the fantastic examples being generated for this topic by teachers in our CSER MOOC community. We’d love to hear what you’re doing in the classroom for Safer Internet Day – let us know with the hashtag #csermoocs! For more information and resources, visit the Australian Safer Internet Day website by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner.

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The Team at CSER would like to say a big thank you to all of the teachers, schools and partners we have worked with throughout 2017. It has been an exciting and productive year! This year, we engaged with over 7000 teachers in over 400 workshops across Australia and distributed over 350 free Lending Library Kits to […]

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CSER has a one year, part-time Digital Technologies Project Officer position available in Western Australia. The Computer Science Education Research Group (CSER) is based in the School of Computer Science at the University of Adelaide, and is home to the CSER MOOC Digital Technologies Professional Learning Program. The Program provides free: online professional learning for […]

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We would like to invite teachers to participate in an online survey about assessment for the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies. We would like to learn about teacher confidence, experience and perceptions to help us understand how we can best support teachers to assess student learning. Please follow the link for more information. You will have […]

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In 2018 there will be many opportunities to participate in CSER Digital Technologies public workshops across Australia. See if you have a local event listed, below. Don’t forget that our Project Officers are also available to provide free workshops to teachers in schools in tailored format to suit your requirements. Register your interest here. TAS:  During January, CSER’s […]

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We spotted Rachael Lehr (Digital Technologies Lead Teacher, West Beechboro Primary School,WA) and her school on Twitter sharing their experience working through the CSER MOOCs together. We were inspired by what we saw and so we invited Rachael to share their story with you all! This is particularly useful for those wanting to know how they can implement […]

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This month there are opportunities to participate in a number of CSER Digital Technologies public workshops across Australia. See if you have a local event listed, below. Don’t forget that our Project Officers are also available to provide free workshops to teachers in schools in tailored format to suit your requirements. Register your interest here. WA: 20 November, […]

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Our free webinar “Approaches to Support Assessment of the Digital Technologies Curriculum” with Dr Rebecca Vivian and Martin Richards is now available to watch at your convenience on the Digital Technologies Hub. In this one-hour webinar, Rebecca shares an assessment framework designed to support teachers with the interpretation of the ACARA Digital Technologies achievement stands and with approaches to […]

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