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When "smart" devices become cheating devices

Increasing numbers of secondary students are using their smartphones to cheat on schoolwork. Exactly what are they doing, and what can be done to stop it?

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Classroom technology: What do students think?

Is technology in the classroom mostly a benefit to learning, or mostly a barrier? Educators have been debating the question for at least a decade. Yet the voices of the ultimate “end-users” - aka students - need to be included in the conversation, too.

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The case against a blanket phone ban

Calls for banning smartphones in schools are being heard right around the world, following the recent lead of France and Albania. But what's the case for the other side?

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Is online pornography the new sex ed?

Are young people getting their sex education from pornography? The New Zealand Education Review Office thinks so - and most international experts agree. Should schools be doing more to address this?  

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Do Australian schools need to ban phones?

Some 90 percent of Australian students admit to using devices in class, and research shows kids get better marks in personal-tech-free zones. So should schools ban phones outright?

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Tips for teaching with apps

The rise and rise of digital learning has spoiled educators for choice when it comes to teaching apps. But having too many options on the table can be as daunting as having too few.

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Screens in schools: The good news

Australian schools have leapt feet first into the age of digital learning. Our classrooms hold the world’s record for the highest daily usage of the internet, and virtually every Australian student uses a computer at school.

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Screens in schools: Good for learning - or good for nothing?

There are so many conflicting opinions and so much conflicting research out there. When even the experts are at odds, it’s hard for teachers and parents to know what to think.

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Screens in schools: Asking the right questions

SCREENS IN SCHOOLS:  ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS

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The impact of the digital revolution on education

A new report released on the digital economy and society examines the impact of technology in schools as the new digital curriculum rollout gathers momentum.

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