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CSER roadtrip with Celia and Toni in Victoria

By Celia Coffa and Toni Falusi CSER Project Officers support the online courses (MOOC’s) across Australia with face to face professional learning sessions.   The sessions bring the Digital Technologies curriculum to life, highlighting and introducing required skills as well as exploring opportunities for integration across the curriculum. Recently, Toni Falusi (ACT Project Officer) and Celia […]

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Resources: Research on Assessment for Digital Technologies

Assessment is a hot topic at the moment! At CSER, we’ve seen a great deal of interest in professional development around assessment, as schools are starting to move from implementation to reporting phases of Digital Technologies curricula. Recently, Rebecca Vivian and Katrina Falkner had a peer-reviewed research paper about teacher self-efficacy for Digital Technologies, accepted […]

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Event: Free Assessment webinar by CSER & Digital Technologies Hub!

On the 31st of October CSER are partnering with the Digital Technologies Hub to deliver a free webinar on assessment for Digital Technologies! Rebecca and her team at CSER have developed a framework, in partnership with Martin Richards at the Digital Technologies Hub, to help teachers with the interpretation of the ACARA achievement strands for […]

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CSER Lending Library is expanding!

The CSER Lending Library is about to have some new friends available to loan to schools. Please welcome Dash & Dot, Bluebot and Micro:bits. Our Project Officers have been busily preparing lesson plans aligned to the Curriculum so you can hit the ground running! Our library team have also been working hard to package the materials […]

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Resources: New Makerspace PL-in-a-Box!

Our free PL-in-a-Box initiative supports professional learning (PL) of Digital Technologies in your school or community. We’ve created ready-made PL resources designed to support you or your team in delivering free professional learning sessions, workshops or events for Digital Technologies. We’ve designed a new Pl-in-a-Box pack for delivering a workshop on Makerspaces! The workshop covers: […]

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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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