Genius Hour in Your Classroom

| By Jason Hosking | What if you could learn about anything you wanted to? What are you interested in? What are you passionate about? What do you want to tell the world? How are you going to change the world? There are only three guidelines: Research something. Create something. Share it. Welcome to Genius […]

Students Who Create Or Consume – Where Do You Think The Balance Should Lie?

Create or consume? The answer is not black and white. It is not one thing or the other. Every human has the innate desire to create and add value to the world. Something new, something unique – we all aspire to that. On the other hand, every human must also consume and there is nothing […]

Increase Yours Mac’s Memory By Up To 256 Gb In Just Seconds

We look at Transcend’s JetDrive Lite storage expansion cards for the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro with Retina display. JetDrive Lite expansion cards are a quick and easy way to gain the additional space you need without adding any bulk to your MacBook computer. Simply insert JetDrive Lite into the card reader slot on the […]

How To Upgrade Your SSD Storage For MacBook And MacBook Air

Introducing the new JetDrive SSD upgrade kits for the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro with Retina display. Complete with tools, instructions, and a slick aluminum USB 3.0 enclosure to reuse your original SSD, Transcend’s JetDrive SSD upgrade kits allow you to both increase your storage space and boost the performance of your Mac®. Transcend’s JetDrive […]

Starting An Education Revolution: The Role of Innovation

    By Tom March Innovation is an interesting concept, perhaps a little like other big ideas such as ‘excellence’ and ‘beauty’ where each person enjoys a slightly different flavour, but all know it when they see it. If people had to define it in the abstract, they would never reach a suitable agreement. People […]

The Flipped Classroom – A Paradigm Shift

  By Matt Burns A change is here. It is not coming. It is here. It has arrived. And like the wind, teachers can feel it on their skin, and in some classrooms. The way teachers have taught for the last 100 years is undergoing a significant transformation. This article is about a paradigm shift. […]

Digital Leadership and Scaling Innovation

By the IWBNet Team The Australian Digital Technologies Curriculum is a comprehensive and exciting challenge for school leaders. The Curriculum has been introduced as a means of preparing our students for a world that is increasingly digitised and automated. Digital technologies provide students with opportunities to: Use design thinking Be innovative developers of digital solutions […]

Choosing A Device?

By Johanna Wilkins Bennett. Why is it, when searching for the ‘best device for students’ in a search engine, the cogs begin to turn with some protest, spinning wheels of death appear on screen in seconds, and there is very little in the way of immediate advice and clear direction? Simple – finding one answer […]

Dropbox partners with AARNet and CAUDIT to bring greater collaboration and savings to Research and Education sector

AARNet customers to enjoy free data for traffic to/from Dropbox and discounted licenses to Dropbox for Education Dropbox has announced a partnership with AARNet, the leading research and education network provider and Australian national research and education network, as well as the Council of Australian University Directors of Information Technology (CAUDIT), to bring greater collaboration and savings […]

THE RISE OF THE CHROMEBOOK

By Anthony Speranza. According to recent figures from the US, in 2014 the Chromebook quickly became the bestselling device in Northern American educational markets and is continuing to grow in popularity (see http://bit.ly/nqtzh). But are Chromebooks really a panacea for the ever growing and ever evolving educational market? Or are they merely a fad destined […]