Thought provoking science

Have you seen the latest addition to Scootle? This collection of learning sequences for primary science F–6 use an inquiry framework supported by resources from the Scootle collection to explore ideas in biology, physics, chemistry, and Earth and space. Thought provoking science includes: A provocation to stimulate student inquiry resources that provide students with skill …

ISTE Conference 2017

ISTE_Opening Keynote

In December 2016, Cymantha Cantrill won $1,000 toward professional learning in a competition run by Scootle. The Deputy Principal from Canberra elected to attend the ISTE Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The ISTE Conference & Expo is recognised globally as the most comprehensive educational technology conference in the world, with over 18,000 attendees seeking to …

Opportunities to integrate coding across the curriculum

Opportunities to integrate coding across the curriculum

Coding has become a buzz word we hear quite often, particularly in discussions around how to implement the Digital Technologies curriculum. While there are many other aspects to this curriculum, coding or programming provides opportunities for students to develop broader skills such as communication, collaboration, creativity, persistence, and logic. It is no surprise then to …

Let’s take the next steps

Each year, National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June) celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. The week is bookended by two important anniversaries: 27 May, when the 1967 Referendum was carried; and 3 June, the historic High Court Mabo judgement. This year …