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Resource: STEM Industry-School Partnerships Report

The STEM Partnerships Forum has released a Report, “Optimising STEM Industry-School Partnerships: Inspiring Australia’s Next Generation“. The Forum is a collaborative action under the National STEM School Education Strategy 2016-2026, Chaired by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel. Business and education representatives from across Australia met to map out opportunities to facilitate efficient and effective partnerships between […]

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Featured Resource: The Robotic Commonwealth Games!

The 2018 Commonwealth Games is almost here! Get your robots ready because we have an exciting lesson plan in store for you! Our Northern Territory Project Officer, Sue Carter, has prepared a free online lesson plan that will inspire a Digital Technologies-themed Commonwealth Games for your classroom using robotics. In this lesson, Sue uses the […]

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Creating Digital Technologies Assessment activities

Did you miss Google Edu On Air last year? Dr Rebecca Vivian and Prof. Katrina Falkner presented a session on creating assessment activities for the Digital Technologies Curriculum. You can watch the recorded webinar on-demand! This session unpacks ideas for assessing student learning of Digital Technologies in the primary and secondary years using Google Apps for […]

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Where do you start with Digital Technologies?

The Digital Technologies Hub have released a new scope and sequence to support teachers and schools to implement the Digital Technologies Curriculum.  This resource provides a possible set of sequenced topics that could be used in teaching the curriculum to address the content descriptions. Units are organised under relevant topics (e.g. digital systems, digital solutions) […]

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Features Resource: Safer Internet Day 2018

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 […]

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Feature Resource: Assessment for Digital Technologies

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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Feature Resource: digital technology lesson plans

Have you got any of the following digital technology equipment? We have free online lesson plans available for you to download! Beebots Spheros Ozobots Makey Makeys LilyPads LittleBits Arduinos Our lesson plans are mapped to the F-10 Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies and we have options for a range of year levels. Our lessons have been […]

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