Australian Technologies Curriculum

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Australian Technologies Curriculum by Mind Map: Australian Technologies Curriculum

1. Band Levels

1.1. Foundation to Year 2

1.2. Years 3 to 6

1.3. Years 7 to 10

2. Content

2.1. Content Descriptors

2.1.1. A statement that describes the knowledge, understanding and skills that teachers are expected to teach the students for them to learn.

2.2. Content Elaborations

2.2.1. Content elaborations are available from Foundation to Year 10 as ideas and support material to extend what is to be taught from the content descriptor. They do not need to be covered or taught in extensive detail, but are there as a guide.

2.3. Design and Technologies and Digital Technologies content structure

2.3.1. Design and Technologies

2.3.1.1. Knowledge and Understanding: The development and impact of technologies in people's lives.

2.3.1.2. Processes and Production Skills.

2.3.2. Digital Technologies

2.3.2.1. Knowledge and Understanding.

2.3.2.2. Processes and Production Skills.

3. Cross-curriculum Priorities

3.1. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures

3.1.1. Students can engage with the technologies/tools that Indigenous Australians have come to learn to use.

3.2. Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia

3.2.1. Students consider the technologies Asia has come to use and how Australia has impacted technologies used in Australia and vice versa.

3.3. Sustainability

3.3.1. Students explore how technology can be used in a sustainable way.

4. Strands

4.1. Knowledge and Understanding

4.2. Processes and Production Skills

5. Student Diversity

5.1. English as an Additional Language or Dialect

5.2. Students with Disabilities

5.3. Gifted and Talented

6. Links to Other Learning Areas

6.1. Mathematics

6.2. English

6.3. Science

6.4. Geography

6.5. History

6.6. LOTE

6.7. Health and Physical Education

7. Achievement Standards

7.1. Indicates the quality of learning that should be demonstrated and achieved at a specific point in a child's schooling.

7.2. May be used to assist diagnostic, formative and summative assessment.

8. General Capabilities

8.1. Numeracy

8.2. Literacy

8.3. Critical and Creative Thinking

8.4. Information and Communication Technology

8.4.1. Students develop ICT skilss as they learn to use ICT effectively and appropriately. Students will learn to make the most of the digital technologies available to them.

8.5. Personal and Social Capability

8.6. Ethical Understanding

8.7. Intercultural understanding

9. My EDU Blog Posts

9.1. http://dtm4260.edublogs.org/2015/08/06/my-house-where-things-are/

9.2. http://dtm4260.edublogs.org/2015/08/06/australian-curriculum-lessons-create-an-app/