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.
The Australian Computing Academy has released a number of exciting cyber security challenges free for school students.
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.
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.
In this post we share some Augmented Reality (AR) learning activities that you can implement in your classroom for Space Week!
Is it possible to teach Artificial Intelligence (AI) in primary and secondary classrooms? We think so and have launched two new courses for K-12 teachers!
We are thrilled to announce that we have been funded by Google Australia to bring you two new massively open online courses (MOOCs) about teaching Artificial Intelligence (AI) in primary and secondary classrooms!
The Digital Technologies Hub has updated their website to include some new assessment advice and resources for teachers to use in the classroom and to support the planning and design of assessments.
Computer Science doesn’t have to be taught only with computers. There are many engaging activities that can promote computational thinking and provide an introduction to algorithms in an “unplugged” way!