Please note the date change for this workshop. It will now take place on Thursday 29th July, 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.