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Anna G▸ F-6 Digital Technologies MOOC

One technology I would love to implement in the classroom is soapbox. So often because of time restraints, it's difficult to cater for every student  and their particular needs in a subject. This is a tool that could be used in a range of lesson formats, for both formative and summative assessing of the class. The only negative aspect is the requirement to have a class set of iPads, or other mobile devices, but nowadays so many schools are moving into that area that it just seems natural to implement technology which supports the full potential of the devices.…

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Annelise Bon Dixon▸ F-6 Digital Technologies MOOC

I think it would be wonderful if we could use technology to preserve Aboriginal culture and language, as well as engaging them in education. It is exciting and promising to see that the communities are already engaging in digital story telling. I think more research needs to be done into Aboriginal communities utilising digital resources for learning numeracy skills. Perhaps an app could also be developed to teach students Aboriginal numeracy. #cserTask1 

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Kellie Rowe▸ F-6 Digital Technologies MOOC

I think that a classroom blog would be a fantastic learning experience, where children can showcase their writing, artwork, photography, and interest in science/ other KLA's. The children's online visitors (including parents, grandparents and students from sister schools from around the world) have a chance to read and view classroom projects, and can then respond interactively with comments of their own. On the classroom blog, students can post documents, files (PowerPoint), pod casts, photographs, homework assignments, video and audio clips, articles, li…

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Nicole Castledine▸ F-6 Digital Technologies MOOC

This is an interesting article I found where a mother has created a new technology – The Upsee to provide her wheelchair bound son a chance to walk. This inventive technology is now sold globally and will provide new ways of interacting for countless disabled children. One child was even able to play soccer and games in the backyard with his siblings. Something he was unable to do before The Upsee. It's a very inspirational article in that it shows how with determination and perseverance anything is achievable

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Meagan Andrews▸ F-6 Digital Technologies MOOC

We have started using iPad's in our classroom for many different activities, spelling tasks, prezi presentations, dictionary activities, mapping, maths rotation activities, Google Docs projects and the list goes on. I am looking to increase this knowledge with this course.

We also talk about the pro's and con's of using this technology (especially when it doesn't work the way you want it too!) and students like debating the uses for iPad's to be used in the classroom. One student found this funny Youtube Video at home that I thought woul…

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