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Learning tailored by technology

Rooty Hill High School teacher Noelene Callaghan says technology has enabled her school to create personalised learning for students, rather than following a one-size-fits-all approach. In an exclusive interview, Callaghan, who left the marketing business nine years ago to move into ...

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Keep an eye on surveillance

Australian schools must be careful to consider students’ privacy and feelings before adopting devices that track them. Andrew Hope interviewed by Antonia Maiolo Australia must be cautious when it comes to introducing school surveillance practices common in the UK and ...

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Virtual trips – admiration from afar

Virtual excursions have none of the money and logistic hurdles of physical trips – and all of the fun. Virtual excursions are fast becoming the school trip of choice for teachers. They offer the same learning benefits and exposure to ...

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Gaming the system

An expert says schools have only just begun to tap video game mechanics’ potential for improving teaching and learning. Schools and universities are beginning to realise the true power of learning through gamification, a Macquarie University lecturer says – but ...

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Technologies that will form future classrooms

In an extended interview Education Review spoke to Mark Verbloot, Director of Systems Engineering, Aruba Networks ANZ. Verbloot recently presented on the topic of 'Connecting the classroom of the future with the students of today' at roundtable at the Future ...

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Teachers to focus on 21st-century skills

In an exclusive interview, we spoke to Dr Michele Bruniges, secretary for the Department of Education and Communities, who presented at the FutureSchools Expo 2015 about pedagogy for the 21st-century teacher. “Technology has always played a role in education, but ...

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7 pillars of digital leadership

“Today’s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach,” Marc Prensky wrote nearly 15 years ago, describing digital natives. Globalisation, the redefinition and expansion of knowledge, technological advances and ways in which organisations and institutions operate ...

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Robot teachers in disguise

  A robot that children can teach to write has landed a Queensland University of Technology graduate a top international artificial intelligence industry award. Deanna Hood has been developing the capacity of a programmable humanoid robot to learn to write ...

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