Check out these great webinars offered by the VCAA Digital Technologies specialist teachers. See the details and link to register below:

Wednesday 22 November, 3:45 – 4:45pm – Megan Van Der Velden

Title:   Curriculum Planning and Assessment for Digital Technologies (F-10)

Time:   1 hour

Registration link: https://reg.eventgate.com.au/Event/9996/Digital-Coding-Online-Curriculum-Planning-and-Assessment-for-Digital-Technologies-F10

Outline:         
·         Brief overview of the curriculum
·         Discussion of scope and sequence
·         Mapping the curriculum
·         Suggested activities
·         Cross-curricular connections
 
Abstract:
This webinar will introduce participants to planning for the Digital Technologies curriculum from F-10. They will become familiar with the curriculum and scope and sequence. Content of the session will include: examples of how the curriculum will be mapped, discussion of sample activities and units as well as potential connections across the curriculum. This session will be suitable for teachers with a basic knowledge of the curriculum. Curriculum leaders are strongly encouraged to attend.

 

Thursday 23 November, 11-12pm – Sean Irving
Title:   Visual programming languages in the Digital Technologies curriculum (F-6)
Time:   1 hour
Outline:         
·         Overview of Creating Digital Solutions strand
·         Algorithms
·         Programming environment
·         Software applications and Resources
·         Approaches to teaching
 
Abstract:
This online session will be for teachers of the Digital Technologies curriculum from F-6 exploring visual programming languages for the first time. Algorithms and the programming environments of various software applications and resources will be discussed. This session will be suitable for all F-6 teachers.
 


Thursday 23 November 4-5pm – Darrel Branson and Richard Fox
Title:   Digital Technologies: Evaluation of 2017 and planning for 2018 (F-10)
Time:   1 hour
Outline:         
·            Brief overview of 2017 implementation of Digital Technologies
·            Planning for curriculum delivery
·            Cross-curricular connections
·            Mapping the curriculum
 
Abstract:
This webinar will look at what the Specialist Teachers have seen and learned this year as well as planning for Digital Technologies in 2018. Content of the session will include: examples of how the curriculum can be mapped, methods of delivery, discussion of plans and units as well as potential connections across the curriculum. This session will be suitable for teachers with a basic knowledge of the curriculum and teachers who are implementing Digital Technologies in 2018. Curriculum leaders are strongly encouraged to attend.
 
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