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 session will be suitable for teachers with little or no knowledge of the curriculum who are implementing this semester.
Presenters: Eduard Schaepman and Darrel Branson (VCAA Specialist Teachers)
Eduard Schaepman is VCAA Specialist Teacher (Digital Technologies), supporting schools across Victoria with the implementation of the new Digital Technologies curriculum. He has worked on sample units, indicative progress and conducted workshops. He is also a teacher at Deepdene Primary School, where has spent many years on the ICT Team, as a technical advisor and an advocate in the effective use of technology across the school. Eduard is able to draw on his previous experiences.
Darrel Branson works as the Leading Teacher ICT at Mildura West Primary School and as a Digital Coding Specialist for the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority.
His school runs a ‘Games Based PBL’ project and students have also been involved in the Games Net project at ACMI over the last two years.