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The Australian Computing Academy with Nicola O'Brien

By Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education

Meet Nicola O'Brien, a computing education specialist who works with the Australian Computing Academy that is helping teachers implement the Digital Technologies Curriculum in classrooms around the country. We chat with Nicola to find out just what ACA has been doing and the impact that they're making!Hosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education About Nicola O'BrienNicola O’Brien is the founder of Code Rangers, a start-up that teaches kids to code and helps teachers to bring coding to their schools. She currently works at the Australian Computing Academy, University of Sydney. She is a computing education specialist tasked with creating and delivering engaging curriculum-aligned content on digital technologies. She loves seeing students bring their ideas to life and unleash their coding superpowers.Nicola on Twitterhttps://twitter.com/NicolaO_BReady, Set, Code! Bookhttps://www.publish.csiro.au/book/7911/Australian Computing Academyhttps://aca.edu.au/ About the FizzicsEd Podcast With interviews with leading science educators and STEM thought leaders, this science education podcast is about highlighting different ways of teaching kids within and beyond the classroom. It's not just about educational practice & pedagogy, it's about inspiring new ideas & challenging conventions of how students can learn about their world! https://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/ Know an educator who'd love this STEM podcast episode?  Share it!The FizzicsEd podcast is a member of the Australian Educators Online Network (AEON )http://www.aeon.net.au/

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