Tag Archives: digital

Flipboard for the classroom

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At many of the schools I currently teach at students work on and are quite proficient across multiple digital devices. Some schools offer a device specific environment, whilst others encourage a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy. While this means students have access to the internet, oftentimes a students’ experience is determined by the chosen software/operating system. Continue reading Flipboard for the classroom

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ICT (Information Communication Technology)… you and me!

So, one of the issues I’m hoping to address here in this blog is the use of ICT in the classroom. When I refer to the term ICT, I do of course mean mobile phones, tablet devices, laptops etc. The scope of ICT is much broader than just a physical device alone, as devices are merely the platform by which to access things like social media (twitter, facebook, pinterest, stumble upon, Skype, Google+, delicious, etc), email, video and other digital means.
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Welcome to The Digital Art Room

This blog has been established primarily as a project piece for our class ‘Designing Learning for a Digital Generation’ within a Postgraduate Teaching Degree at UTS (Sydney). The aim is to look at emerging digital technologies and their implications in the classroom, specifically within the High School Art Class.

I anticipate things will change as I work through whats required for class and we figure out how this can best be used.