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Jacaranda Blog

News, thoughts and insights on Australian secondary education.

Tech of the Month: Diigo

Tech of the Month: Diigo

This instalment of tech of the month covers Diigo: a social bookmarking site that allows users to customise webpages with annotations and highlighting.

Five reasons children need digital citizenship education

5 reasons children need digital citizenship education

Jacaranda explores five reasons why students need digital citizenship education to ensure they have the skills and knowledge to navigate a digital world.

eBookPLUS vs. Jacaranda’s new learnON eBook: A comparison

eBookPLUS vs. Jacaranda’s new learnON eBook: A comparison

See what’s new for Victorian teachers in 2017 with this side-by-side comparison of eBookPLUS and learnON, the new immersive eBook from Jacaranda.

Highlights from the 2016 School Workload Survey

Highlights from the 2016 School Workload Survey

Jacaranda review the findings from the 2016 School Workload Survey, recently completed by the Australian Education Union’s Victorian Branch.

Tech of the Month: Planboard

Tech of the Month: Planboard

For this installment of Tech of the Month, Jacaranda looks at Planboard: an app that helps teachers get organised and reduce classroom prep time.

What is digital citizenship?

What is digital citizenship?

As students continue to use ICT in the classroom, schools must help them become digital citizens. Jacaranda explores exactly what digital citizenship means.

What’s new in the 2016 NMC/CoSN Horizon Report for K-12?

What’s new in the 2016 NMC/CoSN Horizon Report for K-12?

Jacaranda summarises the key trends, significant challenges and important developments in educational technology from the 2016 NMC/CoSN Horizon Report.

Jacaranda wins again at the 2016 EPAA!

Jacaranda wins Secondary Publisher of the year at 2016 EPAA!

Jacaranda wins the Secondary Publisher of the Year award for the fifth year in a row at the 2016 EPAA award ceremony.

Valuing teachers: World Teachers’ Day 2016

Valuing teachers: World Teachers’ Day 2016

October 5th is World Teachers’ Day – an annual celebration of teachers’ efforts and commitment. Jacaranda looks into what this special day means globally.