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.
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,
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 […]
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