Digital Technologies and ICT capabilities are now requirements in schools, and there are many opportunities to incorporate both across multiple learning areas.
In this workshop, Catherine Newington From the Australian Computing Society will show you practical examples for addressing both the Digital Technologies curriculum and ICT capabilities in Primary and Secondary classroom contexts. Catherine will showcase samples of ideas and lesson ideas taken from a series she has produced for DLTV in cooperation with other subject associations, DigiTech and ICT Across The Curriculum.
All participants will receive a USB with worthwhile resources and have post workshop access to contact Catherine for further support after the event.
Numbers strictly limited to 20.
Who Should Attend?
Teachers and curriculum leaders looking for ways to incorporate the Digital Technologies curriculum and ICT capabilities across different learning areas, beyond a STEM approach.
About the presenter
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. Lessons promote skills such as authentic learning, global connections, critical and creative thinking, collaboration and student driven learning. These resources are available for free via the ACS ICT Educators Community of Practice.
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.
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