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Digital Technology Overview

Information and Communication Technologies are used to assist learning in a variety of ways at Toowoomba East State School. They support the implementation of curriculum, and are integrated throughout all key learning areas. Technology is used as a tool to support and enhance learning, develop creativity and logical and lateral thinking, assist with research, and develop digital and information processing literacy skills necessary for future learning.

Digital Devices and Facilities

The school has three Digital learning centres, a Resource centre with class size digital flexible learning areas, interactive whiteboards in all classrooms and a large range of software and digital devices.  Students also have access to other digital devices and software including:

  • desktop computers
  • wireless laptops
  • digital cameras
  • IPADS
  • digital microscopes
  • video cameras
  • web cameras
  • robotics equipment
  • web based programs
  • educational software programs
  • Education Queensland's online environment, The Learning Place.

Throughout our school, wireless connectivity and a range of printers support our digital technologies. Students from prep to year 6 have access to computers in their classrooms as well as our three well equipped digital learning centres.

E-learning

Toowoomba East State School uses digital technologies in teaching and learning activities based on the Australian Curriculum. E-learning is used to enhance teaching and learning and improve learning outcomes. Students are encouraged to use digital resources to assist their learning at school and at home. E-learning is part of the school’s professional development program for staff.

Online Learning

Students have access to online learning at school and home through an EdStudio set up for each year level. 

For more information about technology at Toowoomba East State School please contact the Head of Technology Anna Bein at abein5@eq.edu.au