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.
In Term 1, 2019 Casa Mia Primary School students in Bassendean had the opportunity for some incursions with Robin McKean, a Project Officer from the University of Adelaide’s Computer Science Education Research Group (CSER).
Vasse Primary School has been lucky enough to receive fabulous resources from the CSER team. We obtained the micro:bit kit for our weekly girl coding club. Our students enjoyed the challenge of learning and implementing robotics.
Teachers often ask for advice on what type of Digital Technologies equipment they should invest in, as there is an ever-growing plethora of gadgets flooding the educational space. The struggle is real!
CSER provided Isabella State School with a Sphero class kit in Term 2, 2019. The kit was used in Tinkerlab during lunchtimes with both the junior and senior school. We downloaded the Sphero Education app onto our class ipad set and, in the first few sessions, both senior and junior students explored the drive functionality.
Recently CSER Project Officers, Lauren Stanhope and Laura Ferguson, had the opportunity to work with teachers on Thursday Island, following Lauren's visit last year to work with Teacher Aides.
Our CSER Project Officers in each state and territory love sharing tweets of what they are doing in Digital Technologies workshops and sessions in schools around Australia.