Author: Erika Chumpia

Tips for winning the Maze Rescue Challenge at Robocup Junior

This weekend, we — Elnaz and Emily — were judges at Robocup Junior Queensland for the Rescue Challenges. We oversaw two divisions: the Line Follow Rescue, and the Maze Rescue. Last year we gave you tips and tricks for the Line Follow Rescue Challenge; this year, the Maze Rescue Challenge was a new addition to Robocup Junior. From having watched many teams compete at many Maze Challenges, here are our tips and tricks for winning in 2018.

Looking for a dynamic speaker for your next event?

Are you looking for a dynamic speaker to present at your next event? Emily de la Peña is inspiring the next generation of creators, innovators and changemakers by empowering them to go beyond simply being technology consumers and encouraging them to become technology creators. She has made countless speeches on the topics of disrupting education; the intersection of education, technology and entrepreneurship; digital disruptions, and the changing nature of business, jobs and education, among other things.

Integrate Digital Technologies (F-3)

There are two new Technologies subjects being introduced into primary schools as part of the new Australian Curriculum for Prep to Year 6: Digital Technologies, and Design and Technologies.

Here are the Digital Technologies class activities that can be integrated into your classroom for Prep and Years 1-3.

Integrate Digital Technologies (4-6)

It’s 2017, and the new Digital Technologies subject is now starting to be introduced into Queensland schools, with full implementation of the subject expected to happen in 2020. The Digital Technologies subject is not a standalone subject: it is to be integrated into existing subject areas, such as English, Math, and Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), among other areas.Let’s have a look at how to integrate the Digital Technologies subject into other subjects for Years 4, 5 and 6.

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