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Britannica combines gaming with history

Encyclopaedia Britannica has released a new interactive, voice-activated game that allows students to learn about the past through an engaging time-travel adventure and save history from the forces that threaten it.

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Think outside the screen

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Using emerging technology to transform curriculums, classrooms and careers

Today’s classrooms are filled with young digital natives.
Many children first access the internet before they reach the age of six and more than 90 percent of Australian teens ages 14 to 17 have a mobile phone. It’s rare to walk into a university classroom without a sea of laptops and tablets.

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WA primary school champions STEM learning

At St Jerome’s Primary School in Perth, a series of dedicated technology-inspired staff meetings are helping its teachers to incorporate the latest technologies into their classrooms, to educate the next generation of digital natives.

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Low confidence in STEM skills

According to a new report, over half of Australia’s Generation Z don’t think they are capable of a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM), with young females showing less confidence when compared to their male peers.

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Solar car challenge delivers hands-on STEM learning

The University of South Australia (UniSA) and Balaklava High School are working together to develop an integrated learning program that will see staff and students build a solar car to compete in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.

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