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Introducing Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom

While science hasn’t quite delivered those sci-fi dreams, the emergence of AI has definitely arrived and left us wondering, “what now?” Artificial Intelligence is a booming field of study with lots of controversy and confusion; especially for educators and schools.

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Inside The Professional Development Journey

When it comes to effectively integrating technology education into all classrooms, we have identified three hurdles that teachers normally face. Our PDs give teachers the skills and confidence they need to adopt, implement and sustain the delivery of Technology Education curriculum seamlessly in their classrooms.

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5 Tips We’ve Picked Up From Leading Virtual PD

Video conferencing enables our instructors to facilitate professional development sessions with teachers from around the world and accommodate busy schedules across multiple time zones. However, virtual training comes with its own unique challenges. Here are some of the best tips that we’ve picked up after hundreds of sessions with thousands of teachers.

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The True Meaning of Digital Citizenship

Your students were probably exposed to a tablet or smartphone at a very early age and have grown up using technology. For the majority of your students, the digital space is their modern-day playground. 

However they make use of technology, all of our students are already digital citizens. But the important question to ask is: are they ‘good’ digital citizens? 

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Passionate Teaching: How to Inspire Students

There are many qualities to an effective and memorable teacher: they are keen to spread positivity, and they genuinely enjoy teaching and engaging with students. They are reflective, open to change and always welcome new ideas. But with all these great qualities there is one common driving force behind – the passion in what they do.

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How Coding Projects Promote Design Thinking

Design Thinking helps capture the needs of the people, gives insights into the opportunities that are available and gives clear ideas for a refined human centred solution or product. Let’s see how we prepare students on their Design Thinking skills via BSD programs of learning.

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EdTech Tools for the Classroom

In today’s digital age, an increasing number of schools are recognizing the value of introducing non-traditional learning tools in the classroom. Introducing edtech tools in the classroom doesn’t mean relying on technology to teach a lesson for you – but rather, it is incorporating them in such a way that allows you to deliver lessons that enhance student learning and engagement.

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BSD at ISTE 2019: Highlights

The ISTE conference is a wonderful time of year where educators from around the world gather to discuss the latest trends and technologies impacting education. It’s a time to look forward to the new challenges and opportunities that face students with a positive attitude and an open mind.

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Project Highlight: Mathematics Trivia Game

The Mathematics Trivia Game is a short 8-step project on how to create a trivia game. Using a list of multiple-choice questions, it is designed to test a player’s math knowledge. Students are guided on how to add their own questions, as well as program the correct answers that players need to provide in order to score a point.

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Ways to Use Technology In Your Subjects: History

The right infusion of technology can transform the existing curriculum of any history class into an active learning experience that exposes students to the real-world application of technology in different contexts and scenarios. When properly incorporated into history class, technology can empower learners to understand concepts such as continuity and change, cause and consequences, similarity, difference and significance.

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