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1 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING NT Story 2012

2 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING The NT Story Pilot beginnings: 2009 initial pilot at Shepherdson (65), Newcastle Waters (40) 2009 extended pilot in Alice Springs primary schools year pilot across 40 NT schools with 2500 XO devices (DET funds) XO devices planned (ABA funds) Shepherdson Newcastle Waters

3 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Program Aims 1.Enhance learning opportunities for rural and remote students with a 1:1 low cost robust device 2.Develop student engagement through creative, constructive and collaborative learning 3.Increase student attendance rates 4.Improve Literacy and Numeracy 5.Involve family in education

4 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING NT Statistics 40 schools using 2500 devices Cohort 1 26 schools and 52 teachers Cohort 2 14 schools and 28 teachers Support Production of weekly newsletters Top 10 of activities Links with QLD and resources developed by fulltime officer Trial WAPS Technical support officer

5 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Literacy Activities

6 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING E-books from Scratch Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art. These Scratch E-books were created by a 5th grade technology class as part of a unit study of Aesop's Fables.

7 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Sustainability What makes an XO program work? Why do I need to do the online XO-cert course? What happens when the XO-cert teacher/s leave? Is Technical support required? XO-champion and XO-mechanic program One Education

8 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING One Education


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