What an intense couple of days! The National Future Schools expo and conferences ran over the 21-22nd of March and consists of an exhibition and five conferences designed to tackle different areas of the future school: Future Leadership Young Learning Learning support and inclusive education Teaching about and using emerging technologies STEM, coding, robotics and the new digital curriculum One of...

Microsoft has been putting a lot of work into its suite of education applications in Office 365 and has just released the new Teacher Dashboard Classroom application- FOR FREE! Teacher Dashboard is an online assignment management system  that is fully integrated with other Office 365 applications like Onedrive and Onenote. Teachers can assign, collect, manage and mark student work from one...

There is no set age to introducing your kids to digital technology and cyber safety. This decision is yours to make and may depend on many factors such as your family’s lifestyle, what devices you are planning to introduce, and how you are planning to use technology to engage your children.   Your children's screen time might start with educational games on...

Edutech International Congress and Expo is an annual event held to celebrate all things education technology and we are giving you the chance to send one of your teachers along in 2018- All you have to do is place a school order anytime until the 28th of February 2018 to enter the draw! What has Edutech got for you? It is...

October has been the month of remote visits here at Edge IT Learning! We believe that technology can help schools and businesses with the "tyranny of distance" and this month we have been out on the road showing our clients how. Linking organisations and creating our own materials   Early in the month, I went out to Fitzroy Crossing with a new interactive...

Thinking Like An Artist with Chatterpix Kids   App Name Chatterpix Kids by Duck Duck Moose Cost Free Areas of the Curriclum Suitable for all areas of the curriculum   Process art is a contemporary artistic movement recognised within the world’s art communities. According to The Guggenheim“process art emphasizes the ‘process’ of making art.”  This idea of art underpins the teaching and learning program developed by our Early Years...

St Mary's Teacher Professional Learning In a recent PL at St Mary's College teachers and students showcased their uses of Buncee, Osmo, Stop motion, App smashing (with iMovie and Stop Motion App), Sphero and Seesaw. We have been working with this school throughout the year and coaching them in the classroom on ways to integrate technology meaningfully in their teaching and...

Digital Art in the Early Years Using Blend Editor App   Creating art using the iPad is something that I love doing with younger year levels. The accessibility of the devices, the fact that you have access to numerous colours, brush strokes and can quickly delete mistakes results in a creative freedom of expression. ‘The use of digital technologies to explore, interpret,...

Dear AppleEdu, Thank you for your awesome work. At the end of last term Apple Education WA team visited Broome and ran workshops on Digital Technologies and Coding with Swift Playground. This little bit of inspiration and guidance was the confidence I needed prior to commencing my first stint as a Digital Technologies educator this term for Year 2 and 4....