UTB Newsletter 2020 – Issue 6

UTB Newsletter - Issue 6 - 2020

Minecraft: how to get started

Get into the game-based learning. Get into the world of Minecraft. Hear out Tim Wicks from Thinkfizz.com.au on how to effectively use Minecraft in Education. Get more of Tim at the Using Technology Better Conference in Sydney & Adelaide this September and October.

For more details about the conference, you can go to: http://usingtechnologybetterconference.com/

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Scratch 3.0 – What’s new?

Scratch 3.0 is available to try in beta version and it has some awesome new features. I’ll show you a couple of them in this video. If you’ve never used Scratch before or are an old pro you’ll be delighted by how much computational thinking can be developed in this user friendly system to design games, animations and stories.

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Why are our students disengaged?

In this post I referenced a statistic that said that studies show that on average 50% of students are not engaged, 20% are actively disengaged – the reason – not interested In Dan Pinks book ‘Drive – the surprising truth about what motivates us’ he suggests that the reason they

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Top tips for working from home by a remote working team

  With Google Drawings a lot of people don’t realise that it actually sits inside Google Docs. Inside Google Docs you actually have the Google Drawings tool. Under insert you’ve got Drawings and now there are two places that you can get a Drawing from. The ‘New’ is going to

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In 2018, Using Technology Better designed and delivered a two phase post-migration training program for this New Zealand based graphic design firm. The initial goal of the training program was to reduce frustration with G Suite, with the long term aim of facilitating a change in culture and collaboration that can lead to transformative practices