Online learning

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Extending students in STEM through game development
Extending students in STEM through game development

Since 2014, ACER’s STEM Video Game Challenge has invited students to design and build their own video game. In this article, we share the winning games of the 2022 challenge, and former challenge winners share the impact their experience has had on their post-school journey.

Considerations for teachers when using video in the classroom
Considerations for teachers when using video in the classroom

‘Changing video consumption patterns in education have inspired a growing body of research focused on measuring video’s effectiveness as a learning aid’. In our latest reader submission, Tara Walsh shares some findings from her recent literature review into the use of instructional video in K-12 education.

Infographic: Digital copyright laws and online teaching
Infographic: Digital copyright laws and online teaching

A new report has assessed whether copyright limitations for educational purposes are unfit for remote education through a legal analysis of copyright laws in 40 countries. This infographic shows the number of countries in the report for which the following online teaching scenarios are not legal.

Using digital resources to learn about First Nations histories and cultures
Using digital resources to learn about First Nations histories and cultures

Early-career teacher at Tasmanian eSchool, Ruby Lyons-Reid, has recently been recognised for her use of digital resources to engage students in learning about First Nations histories and cultures, and in this article, she shares the learning activities she’s found to have the most impact.

Q&A: Creating an online Indigenous Science course
Q&A: Creating an online Indigenous Science course

An online Indigenous Science course has been launched to give students in Victoria an opportunity to learn about the knowledge systems of local Indigenous cultures about the land, water, and sky. In this article we speak with the course’s co-teachers to find out more.

Teaching techniques – six ways to use Instructional Video
Teaching techniques – six ways to use Instructional Video

‘For those Australian teachers affected by remote delivery of teaching, many found the value and utility of engaging their students through Instructional Video.’ English and History teacher Steven Kolber shares the six common approaches to apply Instructional Video within a classroom or educational setting.

Expert Q&A: Digitising museum content to increase educational access
Expert Q&A: Digitising museum content to increase educational access

What is involved in moving museum content online for educational purposes? What are the benefits? What are the challenges? In this Q&A, we speak with Melina Mallos, former Education Manager at the Museum of Chinese Australian History, about the process of digitising museum content.

Student virtual incursions: Learning through museum experiences
Student virtual incursions: Learning through museum experiences

‘Long gone is the traditional view of a museum as being static and dusty. Contemporary museums promote interactive exhibits, experiential learning experiences and technological “open” accessibility.’ Dr Deb Cohen explains how teachers can use museum education programs to support classroom learning.

Offering online learning permanently – reflecting on the advantages
Offering online learning permanently – reflecting on the advantages

A majority of teachers have now had experience with online teaching thanks to the pandemic. But, what can we learn from schools who were teaching online long before COVID-19 restrictions? Jeremy Kwok and Su Temlett from Australian Christian College join Teacher to share the advantages.

Infographic: Measures taken during school closures
Infographic: Measures taken during school closures

An OECD survey explored how 27 education systems across the globe responded during school closures in 2020. This infographic shows how widely nine different measures were used for at least one level of schooling to target students at risk of exclusion from distance education platforms.