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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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Try these Augmented Reality Activities for Space Week

In this post we share some Augmented Reality (AR) learning activities that you can implement in your classroom for Space Week! 

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Using Virtual Reality in the Classroom

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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.

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What does AR, VR and AI look like in the real world?

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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?

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Exploring forces on a rollercoaster using VR

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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.

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