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POSTPONED Teaching Digital Technologies and cross-curriculum thinking skills

  • 11 Aug 2021
  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • St Margaret's and Berwick Grammar School, 27-47 Gloucester Ave, Berwick
  • 20


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Please note, this workshop has been postponed due to the effects of the July 2021 lockdown. We will advise when it has been rescheduled.

This workshop brings together Primary and Secondary teachers and school learning leaders to focus on the thinking skills at the heart of the Victorian Digital Technologies Curriculum, explore links to other learning areas and get hands on with physical tech.

  • clarify how ICT capabilities are different from Digital Technologies,
  • dive into Computational Thinking and Systems Thinking to gain a better grasp of these core skills,
  • discover and share how the DigiTech curriculum and Design Thinking can connect to other learning areas,
  • try your hand at coding with robots and electronics appropriate for the year levels you teach,
  • identify a range of online and offline resources to help you deliver Digital Technologies in your classroom.
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Who Should Attend?

  • Primary and Secondary teachers looking to improve their understanding of the Digital Technologies curriculum,

  • Teachers and curriculum leaders looking for ways to connect DigiTech into their classroom through other learning areas.

About the presenters

Nathan Alison taught Digital Technologies, VCE Computing and Software Development in Victoria for 11 years before beginning work for DLTV. He brings a background in Computer Systems Engineering and years of hobby coding, as well as a keen desire to help teachers with more complex Computer Science concepts through clear explanations and relevant activities.

Catherine Newington is the ICT Educator Specialist at Australian Computing Society. She leads the ACS national program to support schools to implement the Digital Technologies Curriculum. Working with schools she creates resources that target the curriculum and support content knowledge growth. 

Catherine is a registered teacher with over 12 years’ experience in the classroom including 5 years as learning and teaching leader. She holds a postgraduate degree specialising in Education Technologies. This has tightened her knowledge of how pedagogical practices influence the potential of technology in education.

COVID-safe notice

DLTV follows up-to-date state government health recommendations for all face-to-face events.

  • Social distancing is in place, as required.
  • We supply hand sanitiser and facemasks (if required).
  • All surfaces are cleaned and sanitised before and after events.
  • Records of all attendees and contact details are retained for contact purposes.

If you have any concerns or questions about an event, please contact us.

This event was made possible by support from the Victorian Department of Education and Training. 

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