Coding

Robots in the Australian classroom

Roland Gesthuizen, from Mater Christi College and Monash University, collaborated with seventeen other Australian teachers to produce “Robots in the Australian Classroom”. This document is published under a Creative Commons license […]

Drones in Education

Unmanned aerial vehicle with camera Science Understanding: Science as a Human Endevour: Science and technology contribute to finding solutions to a range of contemporary issues; these solutions may impact on […]

Sphero Robots

Sphero’s are small robots that can be controlled using a few different apps, including Sphero and MacroLab in the iTunes store. Apart from being fast, fun and colorful, they can be used […]

TurtleArt for learning coding

TurtleArt is a free software program that allows you to create colorful images using simple drag-and-drop programming. You can use your computer to draw lines by snapping together blocks of code […]

WPS students learn how to Scratch!

On Thursday 26th May, twenty year 5/6 students from Warrnambool PS visited Hawkesdale P12 College to learn more about the Scratch software and online program. These students are the STEM […]

Scratch with Warrnambool PS students

‘Scratch’ is an online website and offline software that can be used to create simple animations. It has a range of characters (called ‘sprites’) and backgrounds that can be combined […]

Introducing Robots

  Learning Intention: Year 5 and 6 Digital Technologies: Digital Systems Examine the main components of common digital systems, and how such digital systems may connect together to form networks […]

The Digital Technologies strand of the Victorian Curriculum is new to many teachers, especially in Foundation (F to 2) and Breadth (3 to 8) Stages. In Digital Technologies, students use computational thinking […]