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Thank you for being a part of the CSER Community in 2019!

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Thank you to all the teachers in the CSER Community for working with us throughout the year. We have loved engaging with you at workshops, in schools and online!

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Your Stories - Golden Beach State School

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Tracy Sleeman, Technology Ambassador and Teacher at Golden Beach State School borrowed an Ozobot Kit from CSER this term and took her students on numerous adventures as they learned about computational thinking, coding and creating!

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Your Stories - Macleay Island State School

Macleay Island students programming sphero with ipad

Simon Bliss, Teaching Principal, supporting Macleay Island State School, recently shared this snapshot of students using CSER spheros.

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Your Stories - Coding at Epping North PS, NSW

Students using spheros

Keith Barnett from Epping North PS in New South Wales, borrowed a Sphero kit from the CSER Lending Library. In this post he shares the learning both he and his students gained from this experience! 

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Your Stories: Diving into the CSER AI Primary Classroom MOOC by Jenny Graham

Jenny Graham, a Primary Teacher from Victoria, has enthusiastically offered to share her experience of undertaking our new MOOC on "Teaching Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Primary Classroom". We saw Jenny tweeting about AI and the MOOC on Twitter and we were curious to learn about her experience diving into this exciting area of Digital Technologies. Read Jenny's story... 

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All Aboard - A whole school approach to implementing the DT Curriculum at Taroona PS TAS

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Some amazing things have been happening in Tasmania's Taroona Primary School over the past few years! The school which overlooks the Derwent River estuary in a natural bushland environment has embraced a whole school approach to implementing digital technologies, led by Principal Danielle Bresnehan and Digital Technologies Leader, Hilary Purdie. In this article, Hilary Purdie, 2019 Finalist ACS Digital Disruptors ICT Educator of the Year,  outlines the Taroona approach to whole school implementation.

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LEGOⓇ Data Scuttle

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What’s not to love about LEGO bricks, other than their sharp corners that stab into the bottom of your bare foot when stepped on?

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CSER MOOCs Program Update!

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The CSER Team has been busy working with schools and teachers across Australia and lending digital technologies equipment to schools far and wide! Check out this snapshot of our progress so far in our update booklet.

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Tips for using VR in the classroom

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Using Virtual Reality in the classroom provides a wonderful opportunity to explore concepts in new and exciting ways. In the post, Helen Kardiasmenos, CSER Project Officer,  offers some tips to keep students safe and well when using VR equipment.

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Celebrating Space Week with New AI, AR & VR Lending Library Kits!

Emerging technologies have made it possible for us to visit places, have experiences and see things up close and personal that we might have not ever have had the chance to encounter before. As the world launches into Space Week (4th-10th of October), we are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Lending Library Kits for Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). 

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