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    • 4 Jul 2017
    • 9:15 AM - 3:15 PM
    • DLTV Office- 61 Blyth Street, Brunswick, 3056
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    DLTV are happy to collaborate with Celia Coffa, Victorian Project Officer for the University of Adelaide, Digital Technologies Project (CSER) to present a free workshop day to begin to unpack the Digital Technologies Curriculum.

    Join us to learn how the Digital Technology curriculum can be integrated into your classroom practice, explore plugged and unplugged activities that expose the key concepts and thinking styles. Learn how to get further help from an online course and community designed to share resources and support.

    Outcomes:

    • Develop understanding of the fundamental concepts of the Digital Technologies curriculum
    • Experience a range of Digital Technologies activities that relate to familiar classroom activities
    • Know where to find resources and support to help with planning and implementation
    • Register for Online Course (CSER MOOC’s) https://csermoocs.adelaide.edu.au/moocs/

    Agenda:

    • Discuss the Digital Technologies Curriculum - rationale, content and context
    • Explore one concept (eg. algorithms) including practical classroom ideas
    • Introduce CSER Online Course (MOOC) and other online resources for teachers
    • Sign up to Online Course and join Google+ community and complete a unit or two together
    • Explore a range of robotic tools


    • 27 Jul 2017
    • 8:55 AM
    • 28 Jul 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Australian Catholic University, 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy

    The two day registration offers great value and allows you to experience all that DigiCon 17 has to offer. 

    Rates: 

    Sign in with your DLTV membership details to access discount member rates

    • DLTV member: $539 (inc GST)
    • DLTV country member price: $440 (inc GST)
    • DLTV Member Technician, CRT or Retiree: $385 (inc GST)
    • Non member: $715 (inc GST)
    • Pre-service teachers: $137.50 (inc GST)

    • 27 Jul 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Australian Catholic University, 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy

    Can't make it to both days of DigiCon17?  A one day registration for Thursday July 27 offers the chance to experience the festival of learning, take part in workshops  and hear from keynote speakers Bec Spink  &  Tony Brandenburg.

    Rates: 

    Sign in with your DLTV membership details to access discount member rates

    • DLTV member: $330 (inc GST)
    • DLTV country member price: $275 (inc GST)
    • DLTV Member Technician, CRT or Retiree: $192.50 (inc GST)
    • Non member: $495 (inc GST)
    • Pre-service teachers: $82.50 (inc GST)


    • 28 Jul 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Australian Catholic University, 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy

    Can't make it to both days of DigiCon17?  A one day registration for Friday July 28 offers the chance to experience the festival of learning, take part in workshops and hear from keynote speakers Holly Ransom & William Grame.

    Rates: 

    Sign in with your DLTV membership details to access discount member rates

    • DLTV member: $330 (inc GST) 
    • DLTV country member price: $275(inc GST) 
    • DLTV Member Technician, CRT or Retiree : $192.50 (inc GST)
    • Non member: $495 (inc GST)
    • Pre-service teachers: $82.50 (inc GST)


    • 1 Aug 2017
    • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Online- via Adobe Connect

    This webinar will be an exciting discussion between two teachers working with students with in special education settings around how they are making the Digital Technologies curriculum work for their students. It will explore some different perspectives on how to address the requirements and challenges of the curriculum, and will look at some practical examples of what is already happening in classrooms. This webinar will encourage audience participation, with ample time to ask questions and to share experiences.

    Presenters: 

    Matthew Harrison

    Matthew is an experienced educator, researcher and entrepreneur with a keen passion for utilising technology to enhance children's learning and creativity. He has taught in Australia, South Korea and the United Kingdom at primary, secondary and tertiary levels. Matthew is currently leading workshops at the University of Melbourne Graduate School of Education focusing on inclusive education and the creative use of digital technology as a teaching and learning tool. In addition to this, Matthew is a leader in using technology to work with students with disabilities in a Special Development School (SDS). He is the founder of the edtech startup Hatt Designs and co-founder of CollabHer.

    Clark Burt

    Clark Burt is a special education teacher and former lecturer and tutor at The University of Melbourne and RMIT. He is currently on Study Leave from Ashwood School and is running intervention studies at schools around Victoria. He is also a committee member of the Australian Association of Special Education (AASE) Victorian Chapter and has worked with the Department of Education developing the Digital Technologies curriculum for levels A – D.

    • 15 Aug 2017
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Sale, Venue TBC (within 10 minutes drive of Sale Town Centre)

    The Digital Technologies Hub is an incredibly useful free resource for supporting teaching and learning. The Hub features lesson ideas, resources, activities and explorations of many aspects of the Digital Technologies curriculum.

    In this free session for teachers of F-10 you will be taken through the resources available and see how they can be used in practical ways in the classroom. You will be guided through some activities and challenges by STEM educator John Pearce, and get the chance to use some great  digital technologies and coding tools. There will even be some robots.

    This event will be run after school from 4.30pm-6.30pm. The venue is to be confirmed but will be within ten minutes drive of Sale Town Centre.

    Light refreshments will also be provided.

    Presenter information: 

    Having spent more than thirty years teaching in primary schools John Pearce now tutors at Deakin University.

    John’s ongoing interest in both science and the use of ICT across the curriculum has seen him present at local, national and international conferences. Lately he has become interested in digital curriculum including coding and Makerspaces.

    • 16 Aug 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Shepparton High School, 31-71 Hawdon St, Shepparton

    From 2017 all Victorian Government and Catholic Schools are required to implement the new Victorian Technologies Curriculum. The curriculum covers a range of new and exciting content as well as sharing links with a number of other curriculum areas under the heading of STEAM. It also draws heavily on ways of thinking about design, systems, coding and making.

    This four hour workshop will involve a mix of hands-on experiences as well as an exploration of resources which can be used to support the curriculum. It will provide:

    • a rationale for the introduction of the curriculum
    • a look at the principles underpinning the curriculum.
    • an in-depth look at the two subject areas included in the curriculum i.e. Digital Technologies and Design and Technologies
    • a hands-on exploration of teaching approaches which enhance delivery of this curriculum including experiences with Design Thinking, Computational Thinking and Systems Thinking
    • links to websites that can be used to resource the curriculum
    • a chance to explore a range of games, apps and third party options including robots and control technologies

    The venue will be confirmed but will be no more that ten minutes drive from Sale town centre. To get the best from the day participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet.

    Lunch will be provided and served at 12.30-1.20.

    Presenter information: 

    Having spent more than thirty years teaching in primary schools John Pearce now tutors at Deakin University.

    John’s ongoing interest in both science and the use of ICT across the curriculum has seen him present at local, national and international conferences. Lately he has become interested in digital curriculum including coding and Makerspaces.

    • 25 Aug 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • DLTV Office, 61 Blyth Street, Brunswick

    From 2017 all Victorian Government and Catholic Schools are required to implement the new Victorian Technologies Curriculum. The curriculum covers a range of new and exciting content as well as sharing links with a number of other curriculum areas under the heading of STEAM. It also draws heavily on ways of thinking about design, systems, coding and making.

    This four hour workshop will involve a mix of hands-on experiences as well as an exploration of resources which can be used to support the curriculum. It will provide:

    • a rationale for the introduction of the curriculum
    • a look at the principles underpinning the curriculum.
    • an in-depth look at the two subject areas included in the curriculum i.e. Digital Technologies and Design and Technologies
    • a hands-on exploration of teaching approaches which enhance delivery of this curriculum including experiences with Design Thinking, Computational Thinking and Systems Thinking
    • links to websites that can be used to resource the curriculum
    • a chance to explore a range of games, apps and third party options including robots and control technologies

    To get the best from the day participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet. 

    Parking is available in the area.

    Lunch will be provided and served at 12.30-1.20.

    Presenter information: 

    Having spent more than thirty years teaching in primary schools John Pearce now tutors at Deakin University.

    John’s ongoing interest in both science and the use of ICT across the curriculum has seen him present at local, national and international conferences. Lately he has become interested in digital curriculum including coding and Makerspaces.


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