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Since conceived in 2001, Wikipedia, seems to have people up in arms as to whether or not it is reliable. It’s interesting talking to educators about using Wikipedia as a source of information, as there is a myth that it should not be used, because it is crowd-sourced.

According to M. Silverman, 2012;

… while its critics are the first to point […]

In Book Creator, students can add photos from the Camera Roll, take photos using the camera, draw on the pages, add text and add sound too.

There are 3 types of book pages that can be chosen from, square, landscape and portrait. As well as this, you can also create comic strips; scroll down and under the books you will see the templates.

Google Advanced Search helps us access information and images that can be re-used and shared in our work. When doing research, it is a great opportunity to speak with students about copyright and plagiarism.

Adding Google Advanced Search to the Home Screen will save having to type the address in each time you want to do research with your students. The website address is,

How to use Google Advanced Search

1. Type into […]

Sphero, a robotic ball. 

The Sphero is one of the robotic devices in the Digital Technologies Kit that was supplied to Government Primary Schools across Western Australia. The reasons it is one of my favourite robotic devices, and the reasons I recommend using it in the classroom is because it is durable and versatile. Sphero is not just a robotic ball that can be coded, there are so many other ways […]

Everyone Can Code resources

Have you seen the 8 Everyone Can Code iBooks developed by teachers for teachers? The iBooks are based around a spiral curriculum model and provide lessons starting from Kindergarten. The available books are: 

  • Get Started with Code 1, designed for K – Year 2
  • Get Started with Code 2, designed for Year 3 – Year 5
  • Learn to Code 1 & 2 and Learn to Code 3, […]

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