Digital technology

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Behind the scenes of meTV
Behind the scenes of meTV

Shane Spence, creator and director of meTV, gives Teacher a special, behind the scenes glimpse into the making of the daily in-school television program.

Teacher review: TinyTap
Teacher review: TinyTap

Melbourne teacher, Lois Smethurst, reviews TinyTap, a free app that takes advantage of touch-screen technology and allows students to make games.

Txt Tlk is OK
Txt Tlk is OK

A new study has found 'text speak' does not have a negative impact on the development of children's grammar and spelling.

The Learning Interaction Classroom
The Learning Interaction Classroom

In this month's video, Teacher finds out more about the Learning Interaction Classroom facilities at the Science of Learning Research Centre.

School evolution: A common global phenomenon
School evolution: A common global phenomenon

Mal Lee presents the first of six articles exploring the evolution that occurs when schools leave their traditional ‘paper’ operational base and move to one that is digital.

Teacher review – laptop risers
Teacher review – laptop risers

With technology prevalent in society, we need to look closely at the physical aspects of how to use it safely and welcome new accessories into learning spaces. Here, Christine Haynes reviews the laptop riser.

Early intervention producing gains for kindergarteners
Early intervention producing gains for kindergarteners

Using iPads to collect and track data in real time has helped educators in western Sydney develop an early intervention program for children entering Kindergarten.

Mobile learning
Mobile learning

Most secondary school students have a mobile phone, and most mobile phones have a camera, MP3 player, video camera and a stopwatch. Jarrod Robinson explains why schools should stop confiscating these amazing pieces of technology, and how phones can be used to engage students in learning.

Uncovering authentic learning: Stupid gamers and terrible teenagers
Uncovering authentic learning: Stupid gamers and terrible teenagers

Do you think game-thumbing young people are stupid, antisocial zombies, while skaters are just, well, stupid, antisocial teenagers on skateboards? It might be time to think again.

Programming the future: The difference between 'using' and 'doing' technology
Programming the future: The difference between 'using' and 'doing' technology

Our schools and our students are very good at using technology, but if we want to thrive in the 21st century, we and our students need to become very good at doing technology.