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Updates and reports on your experiences with the CSER Digital Technologies education program.

Your Stories – St Francis – Tannum Sands QLD

Submitted by Meredith Grove, Assistant Principal, St Francis Catholic Primary School Digital Technologies is an area that can be both exciting and daunting for a classroom teacher. Through the generosity of the CSER Library at the University of Adelaide, the path forward has been engaging and positive for the students (and teachers) at St Francis […]

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Your Stories – Holy Spirit Northern Territory

In Term 1 2018, classroom teacher Emma McDonald borrowed a CSER Lending Library Bee Bot Kit for the Transition to Year 2 classes at Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School in Darwin. Over the term Emma has been working closely with other teachers in the school as they observed her teaching small groups of students on how […]

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Your Stories – Bowen Road Primary School, Moonah, Tasmania

Submitted by Lynne Hanlon, Teacher, Bowen Road Primary School  I don’t consider myself a digital technologies ‘expert’ by any means! Just someone who believes students must be taught 21st century skills, think creatively, work collaboratively and be engaged in their learning. Digital technologies can be the vehicle to achieve this! In 2017 I completed the […]

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‘Makey Makey’ your own fun with Digital Technologies

It is wonderful to see staff at St Catherine’s College in The Whitsundays, Queensland, having fun while learning about Digital Technologies with the CSER Makey Makey Kit. Samantha Hinton, Assistant Principal Curriculum, learned about the CSER Lending Library after participating in a CSER Digital Technologies workshop with Lauren Stanhope. ‘Our teachers have participated in workshops […]

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Happy Birthday CSER MOOC!

It’s been four years since we launched the CSER Digital Technologies Education Program! We are so honoured to have been able to work on this project with you all, and to have such fabulous partners to collaborate with. Special thanks, of course, to our supporters and collaborators, including Sally-Ann Williams, Leanne Cameron, Julie King, Google […]

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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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Your Stories: West Beechboro Primary School collaborative, whole-school PD

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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Your Stories: Makey Makey Kit at St Mark’s Primary School

We would like to share a brilliant example of our Makey Makey Lending Library Kit in use in classrooms with Year 3-6 students at St Mark’s Primary School in Victoria. Teacher, Anthony Speranza, shares project ideas, implementation and assessment advice in his blog post. Anthony writes: “Makey Makey together with Scratch is a wonderful combination of […]

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Your Stories: Cindy Thornton, Flinders Island District High School, Tasmania

Unique challenges come with teaching Digital Technologies at a remote island school in the middle of Bass Strait. With an unpredictable internet connectivity varying ranging from ‘zilch’ to ‘a carrier pigeon could convey data faster than this’, staff at Flinders Island District High School were not overly confident in their ability to deliver the new […]

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Orchard Grove Primary School: Leading school professional development with ‘PL-in-a-Box’

Leeanne King, Assistant Principal, Orchard Grove Primary School in Blackburn South, Victoria, has been passionate about using technology in schools for many years.  The arrival of the Digital Technologies curriculum was an exciting opportunity to build their staff capacity and their confidence in implementing the new curriculum. After participating in the Foundations – Year 6 […]

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