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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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A vision of ‘Slow’ education

In a fast-paced world, where technology is ever-evolving, Associate Professor Miriam Tanti discusses the importance of a ‘Slow’ approach to technology-rich education.

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Promethean celebrates a love for learning

Teachers and educators in Australia and around the world are united by a love for learning and a passion to instil that same love in students. Educational technology can provide new opportunities for unlocking student and staff potential, creating a foundation for innovation that enriches the education experience.

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