Technology Archives - Education Matters Magazine

What’s the buzz?

Drone expert, Dr Catherine Ball, discusses how Australia is leading the pack in the non-military use of drones, known as ‘drones for good’, and sheds light on their enormous potential for the modern classroom.

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Epson: The bright side

When designing its new science building, functionality combined with total cost of ownership led Henley High School to the Epson EB-2250U projector, with 26 units now installed across the school.

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Kids’ coding event aims for world record

To mark the 50th anniversary of first moon landing, Moonhack will see students from around the globe take part in a space-themed coding exercise, that aims to break the record for the most kids coding at the same time.

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Not the traditional classroom

In the modern-day classroom, esports and gamification are emerging as the next big things to watch. Acer discusses why educators are now embracing these technologies to boost student motivation and engagement.

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Acer expands education footprint

Acer has been selected by the NSW Department of Education as an authorised vendor to supply a range of Windows desktops and notebooks, as well as a Chromebook option under a standing offer arrangement.

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One size doesn’t fit all

According to Dr Michael Phillips of Monash University, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to technology for the classroom. Instead, he says, it’s important for educators to understand how the technology works and whether or not it’s the right fit for their particular classroom.

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