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Approaches to supporting assessment in K-12 Digital Technologies

Our free webinar “Approaches to Support Assessment of the Digital Technologies Curriculum” is now available to watch on the Digital Technologies Hub. This webinar is based on a research project we have undertaken in partnership with the Digital Technologies Hub to support teachers in assessing student learning in the Australian F-10 Curriculum: Digital Technologies. This […]

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Indigenous Literacy Day 2017

Today is Indigenous Literacy Day – a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. The Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) work with over 230 remote communities to engage children and their families in Indigenous literacy by gifting new culturally appropriate books to communities, through an early literacy program, and by publishing books written by the Indigenous community. In […]

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Literacy & Numeracy Week… with a Digital Technologies Twist!

It’s National Literacy and Numeracy Week in Australia.The Digital Technologies subject area provides the perfect context in which to engage students in Literacy and Numeracy activities. National Literacy and Numeracy Week is an annual event promoting the importance of literacy and numeracy to future learning, life participation and work opportunities. Digital Literacy was first included in 2016 as part of […]

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Have you ever enrolled in our F-6 MOOC?

Have you ever enrolled in our F-6 MOOC? Did you enrol back in 2014, or more recently? Did you start and never complete? Have you completed the course and received a certificate? Are you still working through the course? Did you enrol just to have a peek? If you answered yes to any of the above… we […]

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DigiTech Hub Webinar: Assessment for Digital Technologies

In partnership with Education Services Australia (ESA), CSER Researchers are currently working on a project exploring guidance and resources for the F-10 Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies. So far the team have developed a framework to help teachers with the interpretation of the ACARA achievement strands, along with a curation of initial assessment materials suitable for immediate […]

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Book Week 2017

It’s Book Week so why not check out children’s books that explore Digital Technologies and STEM. Books are a wonderful way to engage children in Digital Technologies. For ideas on how to integrate Digital Technologies into the English curriculum, refer to our F-6 Digital Technologies: Extended MOOC Unit 3 – English Connections. Some titles to […]

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New PL-in-a-Box resource: 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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National Science Week – August 12-20

The annual National Science Week is here!  National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of Science and Technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science centres. These events attract a wide audience from children to adults, and […]

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New CSER Digital Technologies Guide for Maker Spaces!

Building on our work in the CSER MOOC courses, and with the support of our CSER communities, the CSER Team has developed a new Guide for Maker Spaces! Maker Spaces are a wonderful way of encouraging creativity and innovation, while also exploring learning opportunities with technology and other learning areas. In this guide, the CSER […]

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New 9 & 10 MOOC – Project-based approach to Game Development

Years 9 & 10 Digital Technologies: Explore! Digital Technologies involves learning about how we can create new technologies, as well as use them. This course will guide you through the fundamentals of the content descriptors and achievement standards in the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies for Teachers of Years 9 & 10. We take a project-based […]

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