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Digital Technologies and Coding

Primary

Face-to-face

Online

On demand1

Secondary

Face-to-face

Online

On demand1

Combined

Face-to-face

Online

On demand1


1 Not available

Note: Teachers are advised that registrations will remain open until 7 days prior to the scheduled session. Having a registration cut-off enables the provision of accurate and timely information by the VCAA to venues, caterers, Specialist Teachers and to those teachers who have registered. Teachers who are unable to register because registrations have closed may wish to register for another session on another date.

Primary – Face-to-Face

Introduction to the Digital Technologies Curriculum (F-6)

This full-day workshop will introduce participants to the Digital Technologies curriculum from F-6. They will become familiar with the curriculum as a continuum, ways of thinking, strands, key terms, content descriptions, achievement standards, levels and curriculum planning with some examples of how to approach the teaching. This workshop will be suitable for teachers with little or no knowledge of the curriculum.

Outline:

  • Introduction to the curriculum
  • Key concepts and activities
  • Curriculum mapping and planning

Participants are required to bring laptops and/or any relevant digital devices.

Malvern East
(or close proximity)
Tuesday
12 September
9:00am-3:30pm
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Primary – Online

Visual Programming Languages in the Digital Technologies Curriculum (F-6)

This online session will be for teachers of the Digital Technologies curriculum from F-6 exploring visual programming languages for the first time. Algorithms and the programming environments of various apps and resources will be discussed. This session will be suitable for all F-6 teachers.

Outline:

  • Brief overview of the curriculum
  • Overview of Creating Digital Solutions strand
  • Algorithms
  • Programming environment
  • Apps and Resources
  • Approaches to teaching

Online
via Adobe Connect
Thursday
9 August
4:00pm-5:00pm
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Secondary – Face-to-Face

Planning and assessment in the Digital Technologies curriculum (7-10)

This full-day workshop will introduce participants to planning and assessment in the Digital Technologies curriculum from F-6. They will become familiar with scope and sequence, content descriptions and how they link to the achievement standards, indicative progress, the development of rubrics and learning activities. This workshop will be suitable for all teachers.

Outline:

  • Overview of the curriculum
  • Scope and sequence
  • Content descriptions
  • Achievement standards
  • Rubrics
  • Indicative progress
  • Student learning activities

Participants are required to bring laptops and/or any relevant digital devices.

Williamstown
(or close proximity)
Tuesday
31 July
9:00am-3:30pm
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Secondary – Online

Transition from Visual Programming Languages to General-Purpose Programming Languages in the Digital Technologies Curriculum (7-8)

At level 5 to 6 students can demonstrate programming using visual program platforms such as Scratch or Code.org. However, at level 7 to 8 students are required to use text-based programming. This webinar will cover teaching techniques for transitioning students from using “drag and drop” visual programming to text-based general-purpose programming.

Outline:

  • Overview of Creating Digital Solutions strand
  • Algorithms
  • Suitable programming
  • Environments
  • Comparisons
  • Approaches to teaching

Online
via Adobe Connect
Thursday
2 August
4:00pm-5:00pm
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Combined – Face-to-Face

Digital Technologies Curriculum Unplugged (F-10)

This full-day workshop will be for teachers of the Digital Technologies curriculum from 7-10 exploring the curriculum with limited access to digital devices. Teachers will learn about powerful and proven techniques to reinforce the understanding and thinking that underpins the curriculum. This workshop will be suitable for all 7-10 teachers.

Outline:

  • Exploration of the curriculum
  • Unplugged Activities
  • Teaching without devices
  • Resources
  • Approaches to teaching

Participants are required to bring laptops and/or any relevant digital devices

Ivanhoe
(or close proximity)
Tuesday
7 August
9:00am-3:30pm
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Devices in the Digital Technologies Curriculum(F-10)

This full-day workshop will be for teachers of the Digital Technologies curriculum from F-10 wanting to support the use of digital devices in their classrooms. They will become familiar with the use of the devices, computational thinking, use across the strands and approaches to teaching with them. This workshop will be suitable for all F-10 teachers.

Outline:

  • Use of devices to support curriculum implementation
  • Computational thinking
  • Strands
  • Approaches to teaching

Participants are required to bring laptops and/or any relevant digital devices

Essendon
(or close proximity)
Tuesday
4 September
9:00am-3:30pm
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Combined – Online

Assessment in the Digital Technologies Curriculum (F-10)

This online session will introduce participants to assessment in the Digital Technologies curriculum from F-10. They will become familiar with scope and sequence, content descriptions and how they link to the achievement standards, indicative progress and the development of rubrics. This session will be suitable for all teachers of Digital Technologies.

Outline:

  • Brief overview of the curriculum
  • Scope and sequence
  • Content descriptions
  • Achievement standards
  • Rubrics
  • Indicative progress

Online
via Adobe Connect
Thursday
30 August
4:00pm-5:00pm
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Digital Devices in the Digital Technologies curriculum (F-10)

This online session will be for teachers of the Digital Technologies curriculum from F-10 wanting to support the use of digital devices in their classrooms. They will become familiar with the use of the devices, computational thinking, use across the strands and approaches to teaching with them. This session will be suitable for all F-10 teachers.

Outline:

  • Use of devices to support curriculum implementation
  • Computational thinking
  • Strands
  • Approaches to teaching

Online
via Adobe Connect
Thursday
23 August
4:00pm-5:00pm
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The Digital Systems Strand in the Digital Technologies curriculum(F-10)

This online session will be for teachers of the Digital Technologies curriculum from F-10 in the Digital Systems strand. They will become familiar with the content descriptions, key terms, the continuum throughout the levels and approaches to teaching. This session will be suitable for all F-10 teachers.

Outline:

  • Introduction to the Digital Systems strand
  • Content descriptions
  • Key terms
  • Continuum
  • Approaches to teaching

Online
via Adobe Connect
Thursday
6 September
4:00pm-5:00pm
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Introduction to the Digital Technologies Curriculum (F-10)

This webinar will introduce participants to the Digital Technologies curriculum from F-10. They will become familiar with the curriculum as a continuum. Content of the session includes discussion around: ways of thinking, strands, key terms, content descriptions, achievement standards, levels and some examples of how to approach the teaching. This webinar will be suitable for teachers with little or no knowledge of the curriculum.

Outline:

  • Introduction to the curriculum
  • Ways of thinking
  • Strands
  • Levels
  • Overview

Online
via Adobe Connect
Thursday
20 September
4:00pm-5:00pm
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