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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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2015 Prep-8 iPad App Lists | iPads 4 Learning @ MLP12C

Below you will find our 2015 Prep – Yr 8 iPad Application Lists. These applications lists have been created to best support and compliment the iPad and it’s use towards achieving greater learning outcomes for our students. The lists below … Continue reading

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Cheap Chromebooks teach Apple a lesson: Price matters | Cult of Android

For the first time ever, Google has passed Apple in the U.S. education market, according to IDC data obtained by The Financial Times, which shows Google’s Chromebook laptops are more popular now in the K-12 classrooms than the iPad. Source: … Continue reading

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