The Digital Revolution
“If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” William Mitchell
Technology is a pervasive presence in today’s educational experience, changing both what is taught and how it is delivered. The links below take a look at the different ways technology is impacting education in both Australia and overseas.
The importance of computer coding for school children – Lateline
Pollies’ STEM sell is a generation too late –The Drum
Robotic revolution - 7.30 Report
Devices in schools and at home means too much screen time for kids – The Conversation
Education of the digital natives – Australian Financial Review
SA schools use robots to assist teachers and improve curriculum in world-first study – International Business Times
Meet the digital classroom of the future – The Guardian
Professional Learning Opportunity
Mathematical Association of SA presents STEM–Conference 2015 for Middle Years Teachers years 6-10. Friday 27 November at Nazareth Catholic College. Find out more here.
Primary Mathematics Association of SA presents Mathematics and numeracy learning in the preschool setting: Going deeper with the DECD preschool numeracy indicators. Thursday 17 September EDC, Hindmarsh 4.15pm-6.30pm. Find out more here.
SASTA Early Career Science Teachers conference, Friday 9 October, Immanuel College. STEM Middle School Conference, Friday 27 November, Nazareth Catholic College. Find out more here.