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New MOOCs on Teaching Cyber Security & Awareness!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of two new massively open online courses (MOOCs) for K-12 teachers on teaching Cyber Security and Awareness in schools.

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Top 10 Reasons why you should teach Cyber Security in schools today

Our use of technology across all aspects of our daily lives is increasing and this is the same for our students. Why should we worry about teaching cyber security in schools? We provide our 10 top reasons. 

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How can I teach about cyber security in the primary classroom?

Cyber security provides an increasingly important and relevant context for teaching key areas of the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies and ICT Capabilities. Here we highlight a few example ideas from our latest cyber security MOOC for K-6 Teachers. 

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ACA Cyber Security Challenges for High School Students

The Australian Computing Academy has released a number of exciting cyber security challenges free for school students.

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Upcoming Webinar - Hey Google, How do I teach AI in the classroom?

Are you curious about teaching Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning in the classroom but not sure where to start? We engage with AI every day, from using virtual assistants to help us find information quickly to playing with the latest social media filters!

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How Do You Plan an Education Research Study?

Dr Rebecca Vivian and her international K-12 Computer Science (CS) education colleagues were accepted to present a special workshop session about conducting K-12 quantitative computing education research at the 2020 SIGCSE (Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education) Conference in the US in March. The session aimed to up-skill interested researchers and educators new to research. 

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CSER is moving into a new phase of teacher support - An update!

As a valued member of our community, we would like to share with you an important update about the face-to-face and lending library components of our K-12 Digital Technologies Education program as we transition to a new phase of teacher and school support.

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A Coffee Assignment for Introductory Programming Students

Ordering hot drinks, such as coffee, at a cafe is a familiar experience to most students and provides an excellent context for students thinking about algorithm design, including conditionals (if/else), lists, loops and variables.

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Ozobots on country

Kimberley Road Trip

Robin McKean, intrepid WA CSER Project Officer, went on a Kimberley road trip just before Christmas and had an adventure with ozobots and some curious students.

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

CSER Christmas team photo

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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