A classroom activity that incorporates a visual programming environment is using scratch junior with the younger classes. Just like the or..
I’ve created an algorithm as a flow chart for students to use when they come into class. I could get the students to help me come up with ..
The website that I found that takes raw data and presents useful information is Fuel Watch.
In Western Australia, getting petrol or fuel for your car is very important and the government has put restrictions on fuel providers to keep the fuel at the same price for a whole 24 hour period. This allows citizens to shop around and find a provider that is selling their fuel cheaper than the others.
Fuel Watch is a website that takes the raw data (the price of every petrol station in the state of Western Australia) and displays that data into meaningful information people can search and use. People often search for a petrol station close to them selling at a cheaper rate than others in the same area, saving time and money.
Curious Questions : How do social media sites work?
How do computers and other devices connect up and use profiles?
What happens when you publish a photo to social media?
What happens from the time you take the photo to the time you see it published on social media?
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Using the Egyptian Hieroglyphic alphabet students can encode and decode messages to each other. We could use this system to look at sp..
This is an image of an activity I’ve used in my year 5 classroom for my students to collect data about rolling a 6-sided dice 10 times. As..
I think this an amazing way to deal with the growing plastic pollution our world is facing. I found this really interesting as a possible solution to Australia’s plastic waste problem.
Hi, my name is Kelley and I’m a relief teacher in Western Australia. I want to learn more about digital technology and how I can use it in..