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CSER works with Maths Collective in Victoria

In 2015, five Melbourne schools formed a collective with the vision to “enable maths pedagogy that is engaging and authentic”. Their “quest is to create confident and competent maths learners by challenging, inspiring and working collaboratively.” Since then, they have benefitted from working across schools and engaged the services of experts in the fields of […]

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Your Story – Harrisdale Primary School – Western Australia

By Hannah Dodds, Technologies Leader, Deputy Principal, Harrisdale Primary School, WA In 2017, Harrisdale Primary School participated in using the CSER Lending Library by registering via the website https://csermoocs.adelaide.edu.au/library/. We borrowed a mixed kit in Term 2 for 10 weeks, which contained Beebots, Makey Makey’s, Ozobots and Sphero’s. The Lending Library was a fantastic solution […]

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Collaboration in Canberra

Through a professional collaborative approach between a number of Catholic Schools in the Belconnen district, Principal Matthew Garton from St John the Apostle, Florey, spearheaded a plan for over 200 Primary and Secondary teachers to participate in a Professional Learning Day at the beginning of the school year. Partnering with CSER MOOC ACT Project Officer, […]

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The Smith Family Collaboration

Once again, the CSER Team is delighted to be collaborating in 2018 with The Smith Family to support schools in low socio-economic areas to engage with Digital Technology and in particular to encourage participation in the Young ICT Explorers (YICTE) Competition. The Smith Family ‘Accelerator Program’ works with identified Smith Family schools to support them […]

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Resource: PL-in-a-Box – Careers with STEM

We’re calling on you to inspire educators, parents, counsellors and school leadership and to spread the message about the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). 75% of jobs of the future will require STEM skills, yet many students today are shying away from STEM subjects. One challenge is that “STEM” is often perceived as an abstract […]

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The Next Steps 7&8: Making Apps MOOC is live!

Please click here to enrol! The MOOC explains the fundamentals of digital technology and computational thinking specifically addressing the learning objectives of the Australian Digital Technologies curriculum for Teachers of Years 7 & 8. The MOOC explores the design and development of a classroom project around application development, covering a range of Digital Technologies related […]

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Digital Technologies + Math – Getting Started

The Australian F-6 Curriculum: Digital Technologies provides a number of opportunities for making connections with Australia F-6 Curriculum: Mathematics. We have seen some fabulous examples of how Digital Technologies can support Mathematics in our MOOC Communities, and we will be sharing some of those ideas here, which will help show how these two learning areas could […]

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