Digital Technologies Within The Classroom
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Digital Technologies Within The Classroom
An evolving curated collection, providing resources and support for teachers needing assistance implementing Digital Technologies from the Draft Australian Curriculum : Technologies in all stages of Primary Education.
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Excellent Poster Featuring The 7 Essentials of Project Based Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Poster Featuring The 7 Essentials of Project Based Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Digital Technologies Within The Classroom | Scoop.it

Via Inge Wassmann
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A great image that describes the phases needed to have successful project based technological learning within the new age classroom of today. By achieving all of these areas, students are set for maximum achievement and therefore will be best prepared to face their ever evolving technological world.

 

Australian Curriculum: Technologies Content Descriptor: 

6.7 Generate, develop, evaluate, communicate and document design ideas and processes for a range of audiences, using some relevant technical terminology

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Wonderful Resources to Integrate Technology in Your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Wonderful Resources to Integrate Technology in Your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Digital Technologies Within The Classroom | Scoop.it

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A simple list of ways to integrate technology within the classroom in ways that can be used by not only teachers but also the students. Shows ideas and concepts outside the normal technology devices such as the internet and computers.

 

Australian Curriculum Content Descriptor:

6.2 Identify and explain properties and characteristics of a range of technologies, materials, systems tools and equipment and evaluate the impact of their use locally, regionally and globally

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Electronic Brains Examining the use of digital technology in the classroom and the impact it has on students

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Examining the use of digital technology in the classroom and the impact it has on students

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This amazing Canadian resource allows for teachers to gain an insight into how their technology practices can impact their students in different ways. It also has current news and research into ways teachers can support students with their learning in terms of digital technologies.

 

This resource covers all areas of the curriculum and how teachers can implement the curriculum within their classroom. Although it is a Canadian site, it is information that is relevant for the Australian Curriculum also.

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E is for Explore

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Hands on activities that conform to the common core standards for grades K-6!...
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A great resource on social media site, Facebook, that is constantly updated with new ideas and resources to incorporatea hands on approach to technology within the core subject strands for years K-6. 

 

Content Descriptor for Australian Curriculum: Technologies

4.5 Critique, explore and investigate needs or opportunities for designing and test and evaluate a variety of technologies, materials, systems, tools and techniques to produce designed solutions

 

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‘E is for EXPLORE’ is a one stop resource shop, for teachers and parents, that has great ideas and resources to incorporate a hands-on approach to technology. The website is filled with clever learning activities, for teachers and parents to use, that allow students to create design solutions through investigating. Through this website teachers can collect and share teaching resources that use a variety of technologies, materials, systems, tools and techniques needed to produce designed solutions (ACARA, 2014).

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50 Of The Best Resources For iPads In Education - Teachers With Apps

50 Of The Best Resources For iPads In Education - Teachers With Apps | Digital Technologies Within The Classroom | Scoop.it
This post is about tech, 50 of the best resources for Ipads in Education, used different ways involving iPads and education in and out of classroom.
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A great resource for classrooms that incorporate the use of iPad's or tablets within their learning. A collection of applications available for download to help students in a wide range of learning experiences.

 

Content Descriptor for Australian Curriculum: Technologies

4.2 Investigate how well information systems meet home, classroom and community needs and envisage new applications for existing information systems

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Embedding Visuals Into Teaching and Learning

Embedding Visuals Into Teaching and Learning | Digital Technologies Within The Classroom | Scoop.it
I confess, I am a visual learner! I also relate better to metaphors, since they paint a picture in my mind. My eyes roll back when I see long passages of text, that I am supposed to read, digest, a...
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A great resource for incorporating visuals into learning to help engage and extend the understanding gained by students. It includes the use of images, videos and other visual aids within the curriculum and examples of how this can be done. 

 

Content Descriptor for Australian Curriculum: Technologies

6.4 Acquire, store and validate different types of data, and interpret and visualise data in context to create information

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New Kids on the Blog: "My favourite subjects" By Ainoa

New Kids on the Blog: "My favourite subjects" By Ainoa | Digital Technologies Within The Classroom | Scoop.it
"My favourite subjects" By Ainoa. Hi! My favourite subjects are... English because is interesting and useful. The others subjects are necessary too. I love Physical Education because I like sports and I like playing.
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This blogging website allows for teachers and students to connect through the use of blogging as a means of technological communication. Classroom groups can set up accounts that allow every student to have their own blogs where they write about their feelings and emotions towards particular topic or question that can be posed by the teacher or by their life experiences. 

 

Content Descriptor for Australian Curriculum: Technologies

4.7 Manage the creation, sharing and exchange of information with known audiences and apply agreed social protocols to protect people when communicating online

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Kleinspiration: 7 Ways to Creatively Ask Questions in the Classroom Using iPads!

Kleinspiration: 7 Ways to Creatively Ask Questions in the Classroom Using iPads! | Digital Technologies Within The Classroom | Scoop.it

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A very interesting and 'new age' technological way to ask questions and document answers through apps that can graph answers in a variety of ways. Would be beneficial for many classroom exercises and could be used in cross curriculum learning.

 

Australian Curriculum: Technologies Content Descriptor: 

4.5 Critique, explore, investigate needs or opportunities for designing and test and evaluate a variety of technologies, materials, systems, tools and techniques to produce designed solutions

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Education Technology for the Classroom: From Blackboards to Digital Projectors to SMART Boards | Blog.ClassroomTeacher.ca

Education Technology for the Classroom: From Blackboards to Digital Projectors to SMART Boards | Blog.ClassroomTeacher.ca | Digital Technologies Within The Classroom | Scoop.it

Using digital technology in the classroom from Blog.Classroomteacher.  All the tips around hardware.


Via Pippa Davies @PippaDavies
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This resource is an educator's blog as to the pros and cons of technology within the classroom and how it benefits the children. It shows all of the different technologies from chalkboards and overhead projectors through to SMART boards and shows what benefits they have. This is a great insight from the teachers perspective on how to use each item, why each item is a good and bad resource and the benefits of having access to them for your students.

 

 

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Symbaloo

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I really like Symbaloo! A place where you can organize and share your favorite websites. How do you like Symbaloo?
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This website allows teachers and students to access many factual resource books for free online. This particular page is for National Geographic books, however there are a wide range of useful, factually rich books within the site that could help teachers and students to research a variety of subjects and topics.

 

Content Descriptor for Australian Curriculum: Technologies

2.3 Collect, use and play with personal, family and classroom data (including numerical, categorical, text, image, audio and video data) and understand why it was collected and use digital systems to present the data

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Grade-School Science Experiment Takes Balloon 10,000 Miles Across the World

Grade-School Science Experiment Takes Balloon 10,000 Miles Across the World | Digital Technologies Within The Classroom | Scoop.it
A 6-year-old boy in England is still in disbelief after a science experiment he did with his class went remarkably well.
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An amazing science experiement that shows students the power of communication over the world, while teaching them about the science concept of travel and helium as a gas. Such a simple but great idea that I would love to try myself one day!

Where will your balloon land?

 

Content Descriptor for Australian Curriculum: Technologies

4.4 Investigate how forces and the properties of materials affect the behaviour and performance of a product or system and how systems can be enhanced through appropriate manipulation and design

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Why Primary Kids Tweet

Why Primary Kids Tweet | Digital Technologies Within The Classroom | Scoop.it
When their Australian friends were threatened by floods, Kathy Cassidy's 1st graders tweeted to make sure they were safe. Result: authentic writing & reading.
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A great resource showing examples of how social media can be a positive influence within the classroom and allow tudents to delve deeper into currrent news and affairs. 

 

Content Descriptor for Australian Curriculum: Technologies

4.7 Manage the creation, sharing and exchange of information with known audiences and apply agreed social protocols to protect people when communicating online

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Twitter / GalvelbegBandB: Great outdoor classroom at ...

Great outdoor classroom at #comrie primary school http://t.co/txtSpNKvOA
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This picture is a great example of combining the outdoor environment into your teaching. By providing the opportunity for students to engage in meaningful learning in a new environment, their awareness of the world around them widens extensively. 

 

Content Descriptor for Australian Curriculum: Technologies

 

2.2 Investigate and play with technologies, materials and systems used to identify properties and create designed solutions for personal and local community needs.

• Investigating facilities in local environments such as bike tracks and sporting fields and infrastructure that provides accessibility for different groups or least environmental impact.

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