• ACCE Education & Technology News - September 2023 Update 1

ACCE Education & Technology News - September 2023 Update 1

01 Sep 2023 11:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

MobileMuster inspiring recycling action with $5000 student prize in creative works competition

Free mobile phone recycling service MobileMuster is inviting students from around Australia to produce creative pieces that inspire recycling action. With two $5000 first prizes and a total prize pool of $16,000, the competition opened June 12 and entries will be accepted until September 30.


Riverside Girls High STEAM team win Metro challenge

Riverside Girls High won the 2023 Metro Minds STEAM challenge with an idea to relieve overcrowding on the Sydney Metro system.


Australian high school science failing to mention women in STEM

A new study has found Australian high school science courses fail to mention the contributions of women in STEM. Biwa Kwan spoke to Monash University Associate Professor Rashina Hoda for her reaction.


AI in the classroom: opportunities and challenges of AI for educators

Not so long ago, chalk and blackboard gave way to marker and whiteboard, followed swiftly by interactive stylus and smartboard. Pens and paper have morphed into laptops and tablets. Then came the abrupt handbrake turn into the online classroom during the world’s pandemic lockdowns. Now, the global market for AI in education is set to be worth £2.88 billion by 2023, according to a recent report by MarketsandMarkets.


What ChatGPT can’t do: Educating for curiosity and creativity

Earlier this year, a Fortune Magazine headline proclaimed that “The next era of work will be about skills – not pedigree,” suggesting that employers are moving away from standard indicators of potential employee success, like college degrees and years of experience, and prioritising tangible skills. At the same time, the rise in artificial intelligence (AI) bots that can write like Shakespeare and win art competitions has led to concerns that technology will make many current jobs obsolete. These changes represent a seismic shift in the future of the workplace. Rather than job-specific knowledge and skills, students will need to do what AI bots can’t do—be curious and creative.


AI as School Librarian: Creating Bannable Book Lists

Can AI be an able assistant to conservative school boards and educators seeking to ban content they consider inappropriate? The answer is, "Probably. Yes."


ChatGPT Is Everywhere in This District. Here's What It Looks Like

From newsletters to lesson plans, Wichita Public Schools is all in with artificial intelligence.


Reading, writing, and ChatGPT: High school English teachers adjust to the new realities of AI

BOT or NOT? This special series explores the evolving relationship between humans and machines, examining the ways that robots, artificial intelligence and automation are impacting our work and lives.


How to Address the Digital Threats That Students Face in Online Education

Adopting digital learning in K–12 comes with potential threats to students. These threats can range from relatively innocuous digital distractions to cyberbullying and online predators.


Teens Are 'Digital Natives,' But More Susceptible to Online Conspiracies Than Adults

Schools have their work cut out for them on students' digital literacy.


Exciting Ways to Introduce STEM Education to Preschoolers

The world of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is not just for school-aged children and adults. Even preschoolers can get in on the fun! Here are 10 exciting ways to introduce STEM education to your little ones.


The Importance of STEM in the Classroom – 4 Ways Educators Are Acclimating to STEM Education

It’s no secret that today’s earliest primary grade education maintains some of the staples of classrooms over the years.


How Can STEM Education Shape the Future

Think of the great inventors and geniuses from the past: Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Albert Einstein. Did you know that each of these men had traditional schooling, with some not even finishing? Even though they were born, natural thinkers and innovators think: How could their schooling have been different if they had a STEM education?


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