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Keep IT simple in schools

Keep It Simple Stupid. That’s one business leader's tech advice to schools. Nick Stanley, managing director of Tribal Group Asia Pacific, said it’s common for schools to try and implement a grand digital vision, without getting the basics right. Tribal Group is ...

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Opinion: Technology and the future of education

Collaboration solutions are driving a teaching transformation. Our students are living in a digital world. It is the most interconnected time in human history with 40 per cent of the world’s population – almost three billion people – online. In ...

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Opinion: How to keep your smart school safe

Smart schools are getting smarter, finding new ways to use emerging technology to enhance the teaching and learning experience. This includes technology such as the Internet of Things (IoT), interactive smart boards, wearable devices, eBooks and tablets, collaborative classrooms, smart ...

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Teaching the teachers for the digital age

It wasn’t long ago that schools were still using blackboards. Data projectors, whiteboards and interactive whiteboards have all been developed since. Laptops and tablets are just another step along. The recent technology bans in a handful of Sydney schools appear to ...

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‘Sound Storm’ game helps kids fight hearing issue

Some parents may now want their kids playing more video games. Well one game anyway. The federally funded National Acoustics Laboratory (NAL) has developed "Sound Storm", a game app that it says improves the listening ability of children with spatial processing disorder. ...

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