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Regional Queensland, we’re coming!

The Digital Economy & Productivity team, within the Department of Science, Information Technology & Innovation, brings you the Digital Skills for all Queenslanders Regional Roadshow.

Through our Digital Skills for all Queenslanders roadshow, people in regional towns can interact with exciting digital technologies and consider the benefits and opportunities that the digital age brings and what it could mean in their lives.

Let’s start from Scratch and learn to code: Part 1

In case you missed it…

Yesterday afternoon, Thursday 27 April, we ran our first in a three-part series of web conferences: Let’s start from Scratch and learn to code. 

Part 1: Let’s build two quizzes in Scratch. Learn about logic patterns, algorithms, data storage and making maths fun. 

Click here if you would like to watch the recording. 

If you were trying to really impact on digital literacy in schools, what would you focus on?

Teaching digital literacy is a contrast to the traditional academic education model and results in education that leads to empowerment and lifelong learning. We can develop children who are curious, engaged and creative and grow to become change makers, innovators and creators by focusing on creating lifelong learners, outcomes first then tools and technology creation not technology consumption.

Free web conferences: Learn to code with Scratch

Join guest facilitator, Emily de la Pena, Founder of Coding Kids and Advance Queensland’s Community Digital Champion as she demonstrates some of the ways she is helping Queensland teachers and students develop skills required in the new Digital Technologies curriculum. Let’s start from Scratch and learn to code. Play at home, build your first project with Scratch.

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