Assessment Tools for Specialist Teachers

Focus on Physical Education Over the last 12 years of my teaching career, I have been teaching the Movement and Physical Activity strand of the HPE curriculum, as a specialist teacher. Over this time, with the introduction of newer technologies to our school, the way I assess student progress, and have evidence to back it…

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Circumnavigating Tech Integration with Ozobots

Whilst many schools now have access to robots (Spheros, Beebots, Ozobots, You-name-it-bots), the # 1 challenge is how to meaningfully integrate their use. Rebecca shares an interesting way she utilised Ozobots to enhance her school’s Geography focused unit. I wanted to integrate their weekly STEAM sessions with their Inquiry unit through the use of Ozobot…

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Becoming a DJ – STUDENT GUIDE

A step by step student guide on how your students can make some noise and learn to create your own music. Warning: Headphones required during production time. Creating your own song isn’t as hard as you may think. All you need is a Chromebook, internet connection (to access Soundtrap), a pair of headphones and a…

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Hook, Line and Tinkercad

The idea of making anything using our 3D printers and building with Lego would send most K-6 students into bewildered excitement. Whenever I have jobs on the go, students flock to the printers and stare in amazement at the process occurring before them. I recently had the pleasure of working with Year 3 on a…

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