Global2 is the place for students to learn about social media, using social media. Teachers and students in Victorian Government and Catholic schools are invited to set up their class and student spaces, create blogs and digital portfolios.

Digital Technologies Curriculum L5-6 Data and Information

Find the complete unit in the Digital Technologies Digipub Digital Technologies Curriculum L5-6 Data and Information Content Description Examine how whole numbers are used as the basis for representing all types of data in digital systems. Acquire, store and validate...

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Virtual Reality – Hothouse student program

Virtual Reality is an exciting and rapidly expanding new creative technology offering a great range of employment opportunities. Year 10 to 12 students can apply now for ACMI’s free Hothouse VR workshop – the deadline has been extended to 5.30pm Monday 6 June. For:...

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Google science fair

Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to individuals or teams from 13 to 18 years old. #howcanwe make the world better with science? Entries close 8th May 2016 https://www.googlesciencefair.com https://youtu.be/wj1JPFD1SdA  

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Tropfest Junior films

  Last post I congratulated Yanni from Northcote High School for winning the Tropfest Junior Film Festival. Here is the link to see his, and all the finalists' films. The event is sponsored by the Australian Television Foundation. All students (and teachers) are...

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School holiday activities for students

The Victorian school holidays will begin for many on 21 December. Here are a range of activities students might want to check out over the  holiday period. The list has been created by the Victorian State Government and features events from all over Victoria. Arts...

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Professional Learning in your PJs – Maths and Science

We know that you are dedicated and on holidays but for those teachers who would like to use the time to participate in some Professional Learning Sessions and are early risers here are a couple on offer comin gout of the states. Register and use the link to join these...

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UNSW Bragg student science writing competition

A great idea for science week: Do you have a favourite science experiment you’ve conducted in class or watched on YouTube? Or have you been inspired by a great scientific discovery in history? If you’re at an Australian high school, you could win a $500 voucher and...

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Old Global2 blogs needing love or retirement

Hi to you all and guess you are looking forward to your hard earned break. As I manage the Global2 space I love seeing the new blogs being created and the fabulous ways that teachers and students are using them in their school.  I do also see the sad unloved ones that...

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Digital Deck

The Digital Deck is a set of cards which provides a quick overview of the range of digital resources available to schools. Each of the resources has a description, advice for getting started and classroom ideas. Students using an iPad can download it and use it on...

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Open street maps – Mapping wiki

OpenStreetMap is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafes, railway stations, and much more, all over the world. OpenStreetMap is a free, editable map of the world that anyone can add to, sometimes described as the...

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