Tuesday, November 21 2017

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Technology in Primary School Education

Technology in Primary School Education

Innovation, Primary
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Year 1 This term students in 1G have been exploring the use of Beebots in Maths. Beebots are simple robots that can be programmed to move using arrows located on the Beebot's back. Students had to write procedures, also known as algorithms, to program the Beebot to move using positional ...
Code Club

Code Club

Innovation, Primary
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Code Club runs every Monday and Tuesday during long and short break in the Library. During Week 4 we explored Makey Makeys. Makey Makeys are a piece of hardware that can replace the keyboard and runs using simple circuits. During our inquiry, students used the Makey Makeys as game cont ...
Young ICT Explorers Success

Young ICT Explorers Success

Academic News, Innovation, Secondary
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The Young ICT Explorers competition was created to encourage school students to create their best Information and Communication Technology (ICT) related projects. The competition’s alignment with the school curriculum enables students to apply what they learn in their ICT/Digital Tech ...
Techie Girls club design an exclusive range of laser cut earrings

Techie Girls club design an exclusive range of laser cut earrings

Innovation
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Inspired by International Women's Day, members of the SCAS Techie Girls club are hard at work designing an exclusive range of laser cut earrings. These earrings will be available for purchase soon, with all proceeds going to Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. Watch this space for more inform ...
Technology in the Primary School

Technology in the Primary School

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When I think back to my own education and my previous teaching experience, I cannot help but marvel at the changes that have taken place in the classroom. There will be those who remember the Gestetner with its mauve print (I don’t). Transistor radios, microfiche readers (I used these in ...
What can we do about the over-technification of our students lives?

What can we do about the over-technification of our students lives?

Innovation
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I had a conversation with a friend recently that has been playing on my mind. It was a discussion around the use of electronic devices by students and how frustrating it is as a parent when your child is absorbed by technology. As a teacher of technology for over 20 years and the comm ...