Vic touts its connected classrooms: pics

Vic touts its connected classrooms: pics

Summary: The Victorian Education Department officially opened its latest "connected classroom" on Friday with the state's Education Minister Martin Dixon doing the honours.


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  • (Credit: Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    The interactive whiteboard also comes with an extensive toolkit in both hardware and software form.

  • (Credit: Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    Dixon and Dell's general manager public sector for Australia and New Zealand, Bernie Kelly, helps students in their history lesson using a digital projector and Dell laptops.

  • (Credit: Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    Going through a history lesson on the Latitude netbook.

    Students are broken up into smaller groups to make learning more effective.

    "The connected classroom encourages students to be independent thinkers, more confident and versatile communicators and better navigators when it comes to seeking and sorting information," said Dixon.

    Luke Hopewell travelled to Melbourne as a guest of Dell.

Topics: Dell, Government, Government AU, Hardware, Laptops

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