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How digital technology is ushering in a new age of learning

Rebecca Merrett | Dec. 12, 2014
Digital disruption is driving education outside the boundaries of the classroom and into a host of new online opportunities.

"It's great to just give them exposure to something like that, or just opening up ideas on how to use existing technology in different ways. That's where schools can play a role."

Other collaboration tools being utilised at the school include Edmodo, Schoology, Google Docs, Wikispaces, Inkscape, Audacity, Photo Story and XMind. Raggio adds open source software is crucial in education, as many government schools don't have a huge budget to draw from.

"We do pay for licensing as well, we have the Adobe suite and things like that. But because it is quite expensive, I look at alternatives for other things where we can cut some costs back," she says.

 

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