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.
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? In this article CSER's Toni Falusi explains how this everyday household item can be used in introductory explorations of data movement in networks.
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.
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).
In this post we share some Augmented Reality (AR) learning activities that you can implement in your classroom for Space Week!
The future is bright and experiential for students today. Never before has learning been more engaging, empowering and exploratory for students. With Virtual Reality we can extend students learning to experience and empathize with places, people, and nature first-hand and up close. Helen Kardiasmenos, NSW CSER Project Officer, explores some of the VR options available that you may find suitable for your classroom.
There is so much interest and excitement in the potential for Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), but what does it look like in the real world context? How are these emerging technologies already being used in today's world?
CSER Project Officer Helen Kardiasmenos, is also a practicing teacher in NSW, here she shares some of her experiences for using VR in the Classroom by exploring forces on a rollercoaster.
Indigenous Australians have always used the sky as a platform for storytelling. This connection to the stars can now take on a new dimension.