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Drones In The Classroom

Another session that I presented at Digicon 2018 was one looking at drones in the classroom. Much of the content related to regulations relates to schools in Victoria, Australia so you may need to check on local regulations if you … Continue reading

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Creative Corner

It’s been a case of long time no post however I have just attended the 2018 Digicon at ACU where I shared my updated collection of Digital Toys and things. Here are the slides which list them all. (Note the … Continue reading

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Family Science

A number of years ago colleagues at a couple of schools that I taught in were interested enough in science to want to promote it to our parent bodies. An upshot of this was a series of after school events … Continue reading

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Coding on iPads – Beginner to Pro

Code and programming may not be the most important topics on the planet but it is an area of study that sufferers two major problems. one: an industry with millions of unfilled job positions and two: a world where not … Continue reading

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Tickle – Learn to Program Air Drones, Robots, Smart Homes, and more!

Source: This app looks really interesting especially if you have one, (or more), of the devices that the app can be paired with. The Scratch like interface is easy to work with and the courses available in app look … Continue reading

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Screencast-O-Matic at TeachMeet Melbourne

Yesterday I had the pleasure to attend yet another of the splendid TeachMeet Melbourne events, this one sponsored splendidly by DLTV. Amongst a range of other very informative presentations I shared some thoughts on using Screencast-O-Matic to develop classroom materials. … Continue reading

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Does Research Support Letting Students Use Cell Phones for Learning?

Teens today.Always on their phones. Lightening fast thumbs sharing content on Snapchat, Vine, Instagram, Twitter and more. While teens, teachers, and parents are familiar with cell phone’s use as a social tool, more and more are discovering they are a … Continue reading

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