Technologies Teacher PD: build a maze game with drag and drop coding blocks
Recorded live online class Did you miss our live online Technologies Teacher PD workshop? If so, that’s ok. We recorded the live online class and now you can watch it in your free time. In a 1-hour online Technologies Teacher PD workshop we learned to…
Teacher PD microlearning sprint
*Only 4-6 minutes every day for 10 days* Join our Teacher PD microlearning sprint these upcoming Spring Holidays. What is microlearning? Microlearning is small learning units with highly focused learning outcomes. It involves 4-6 minutes of targeted learning experience. Why microlearning? Microlearning is becoming…
Libraries, centres of coding and robotics
Libraries, centres of coding and robotics For many regional communities, libraries are the hub for knowledge, communication and now also learning about coding and robotics. Local children are able to access equipment and workshops to learn about becoming digital creators and innovators. Bulloo Shire…
3D modelling workshops
Learn to design 3D models in our 3D modelling workshops. We use Tinkercad to design 3D models such as name tags, animals, robots, vehicles, buildings, and more. Tinkercad is a free online tool. Feel free to sign up and start using it. You can learn a…
Build your first mobile app with drag and drop coding blocks
Build something awesome. Build your first mobile app. Anyone can do it. All you need to know is how to use drag and drop coding blocks. We’ll show you how in this quick tutorial. You can choose to build either an iOS or Android app….
Transforming my son’s screen time one coding class at a time!
Managing my son’s screen time and online gaming has (so far) been my biggest everyday parenting challenge. I’ve set time limits. I’ve ensured he does other activities before screen is allowed. And I’ve ‘Mum-splained’ many times that the TV and iPad do not count as a ‘screen break’ from his computer. He also does a number of sports. I have every strategy going, and yet screen time still feels like an ongoing negotiation, requiring energy I don’t have. He is nearly ten and he is exceptionally persistent when it comes to computers.
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.