Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Digital Education Revolution - An Australian Success

Technology in the classroom:

The article begins with:

"Forget the chalk dust, the dog eared textbooks, even the more modern DVD player.

Today's school students are downloading homework on iTunes, listening to lessons via podcasts, communicating with other students all over the world through social networking sites, and even video conferencing with leaders of business and industry.

And it's not just high-school kids who are making good use of the fast-moving technology; Australia's primary school students are now being equipped with the skills needed for the digital age."

This article is useful overview of the DER-Digital Education Revolution in PUBLIC SCHOOLS in some Australian state education systems.

NSW, Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia are featured.

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