Digital Learning is any type of learning that is accompanied by technology or by instructional practice that makes effective use of technology. It is at the fingertips of our young “digital citizens”.
A variety of coding languages are taught with BeeBots (F), Ozobot (1), Edison (2), Sphero (3) and CodeBug (4) robots and Minecraft Education MakeCode in Years 5/6.
After school Minecraft Education coding classes are available each term for Year 4’s with permission for 4 weeks at at time.
The VCAA website has framework for the curriculum including the 3 strands of Digital Systems, Creating Digital Solutions and Data & Information. Foundation – Year 4 attend weekly specialist Digital Technologies lessons in a Windows 10 lab, iPads and a variety of robots, as well as developing digital literacy and Media skills in the classroom. Year 4/5/6 students have a BYOD iPad program with their own device and agreed apps and 5/6’s attend specialist Media lessons each week. Each classroom has an IWB with Apple TV.
Edupass usernames and passwords allow students to access O365 apps both at home and at school on all devices at: https://www.edustar.vic.edu.au/o365. Downloads of Microsoft apps on Office 365 free when enrolled in a Victorian Government school.