A full-day training session to prepare teachers F-10 to teach the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies. This workshop provides an introduction of the concepts and goals of the Digital Technologies curriculum, as well as providing teachers with practical programming assistance to deliver the new curriculum in their classrooms.
The workshop involves a curriculum overview adapted for Victorian Curriculum, followed by a programming introduction using the Australian Digital Technologies Challenges developed by the ACA.
Also, discover the wide range of classroom electronics, robotics and online resources available to schools, and receive advice on their various pros and cons.
Digital Technologies Workshops are offered through 2019 by DLTV on behalf of the Australian Computing Academy (for the University of Sydney).
Unplugged cryptography activity (rot cipher)
ACA Challenge - Blockly and Python Chatbot
ACA Challenge - Turtle
Visual and text programming
Coding the BBC micro:bit
Resources and Activities Roadshow
Who Should Attend?
Primary and secondary teachers looking to improve their understanding of the Digital Technologies curriculum
Teachers and technology leaders seeking resources to support the implementation of the curriculum
About the presenter
Daryl English has always been fascinated by the ways Digital Learning can enhance the educational outcomes of students. He has held a range of eLearning related positions, as a teacher of ICT, Ultranet Coach, 1:1 Project Officer for the DET, and as an eLearning coach. His most recent and exciting work was as Assistant Principal 21st Century Learning at a large P-9 College in Melbourne’s West.
Daryl is a highly skilled presenter in the field of Digital Education including presentations at BETT Singapore, Edutech Sydney, Future Schools Melbourne, Digicon, ACMI and many other venues across Victoria and NSW.
Both workshops will involve 3 activities:
Sanjin Dedić is a robotics engineer and an experienced educator in the field of Digital Technologies. Throughout his teaching career Sanjin has been at the forefront of the latest educational technologies. In 2013 he brought Arduino, 3D printing and the Maker movement ethos into the classroom. He has since authored Python curriculum in use by dozens of Victorian schools and co-authored a book on the BBC micro:bit, both aimed at students in Years 7- 10. He currently teaches at the King David School in Melbourne and works with Digital Learning and Teaching Victoria, Teacher Training Australia and The Digital Technologies Hub to share the latest in educational technology and pedagogical approaches with fellow teachers.
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.
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Come and enjoy the fun and frivolity of the ACCE Conference Dinner. The dinner is a great way to sit and unwind with your fellow conference delegates. Featuring music, fun and laughter.
Your ticket for the dinner includes a 3 course meal and drinks. Partners are welcome to attend the dinner if a ticket is purchased.
Ticket Cost: $85(inc GST)