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.

4 Tips for Managing the Pokémon craze

Erin Wilkey Oh from Common Sense Education prepared a great article around managing the Pokemon craze in your classroom and presents some tips and fun ideas for channeling kids' excitement into meaningful learning experiences. Erin opresents some great classrom ideas....

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AFL One Team, One Goal competition time to vote everyone!

Vote for your favourite design here... After receiving hundreds of creative entries from students across Victoria, a shortlist of jumper designs have been selected in the 2016 One Team One Goal: Celebrating Diversity competition. The AFL and the Department of...

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Code Club Australia support for teachers

Code Club Australia is a nationwide network of free, volunteer-led, after-school coding clubs for children aged 9-11. They provide training for teachers. The mission of Code Club Australia is to give every child in Australia the skills, confidence and opportunity to...

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Teach girls bravery, not perfection

A great view for the holidays with an excellent message for educators. Through her nonprofit, Girls Who Code, Reshma Saujani initiates young women into the tech...

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One minute film competition for students

ATOM and ClickView are proud to present the inaugural 1-Minute Film Competition. Australian and New Zealand primary and secondary–school students are invited to make a 1-minute short film or animation, and win fantastic prizes in the process. The theme for this year’s...

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Schools Connect is now live – Find a Sister School

How better to support your students to be global citizens than to set up a sister school partnership? The department has set up a new space called Schools Connect and it is designed to help you to do just that. Find your school a sister school. It is a great way to...

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Cybersafety webinar for Primary students tomorrow

The Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner is working with us (DET)to offer a range of Virtual Classrooms. Presentations 40 minutes in length. Students will interact via a Todaysmeet session. The presentation will assist students to: o think before spreading...

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Science by doing PD – Free for secondary teachers

FREE Science by Doing workshop for secondary teachers Science by Doing is an online science program for Years 7 to 10 available free to all Australian students and teachers and supported by professional learning modules and a research based professional learning...

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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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Habits of mind idea for students

Bena Kallick, Arthur L. Costa's 16 Habits of Mind, has inspired a great site crafted by Nigel Coutts. The site describes the Habits of Mind and  presents films which model the attitudes and behaviours Why not get your students to create their own. I must say the model...

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