Dr Rebecca Vivian | Research Fellow
Computer Science Education Research Group | Australia

Dr Rebecca Vivian, Research Fellow, Computer Science Education Research Group

Dr Rebecca has expertise in Computer Science Education, Teacher Training and Educational Technology and has collaborated with stakeholders across industry, education, and government to deliver education and research projects. Rebecca is involved in the development of the national CSER K-12 Digital Technologies Education teacher-training program, which has seen over 13,000 teachers enrol and which includes the PL-in-a-Box extension, a partnership with Google Australia that empowers education leaders to facilitate professional learning in Digital Technologies with free, ready-made resources. Rebecca is passionate about engaging more young people in STEM, particularly in Technology-related areas, and sees supporting teachers, families and engaging children from the very first year of school as key.


Day 2 @ 14:00

11 | Teaching kids to code

  • Learn about the concepts of the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies through engaging, classroom-ready activities with excited colleagues from inspirational leaders, and case studies showcasing existing practice
  • Work collaboratively with other educators to refine your existing activities and design new ones that will engage and empower your students
  • Get hands-on experiences with free, classroom-ready resources that target the Digital Technologies curriculum
  • Discover how the breadth of the developmental curriculum provides opportunity for differentiation and personalisation at all stages of student learning
  • Plan a school-wide scope and sequence incorporating the ACA resources that are developmentally appropriate for your school context

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