Australian Curriculum: Technologies

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Australian Curriculum: Technologies by Mind Map: Australian Curriculum: Technologies

1. Aims & Objectives

1.1. Investigate, design, plan, manage, create and evaluate solutions

1.2. Are creative, innovative and enterprising when using traditional, contemporary and emerging technologies, and understand how technologies have developed over time

1.3. Make informed and ethical decisions about the role, impact and use of technologies in the economy, environment and society for a sustainable future

1.4. Engage confidently with and responsibly select and manipulate appropriate technologies − materials, data, systems, components, tools and equipment − when designing and creating solutions

1.5. Critique, analyse and evaluate problems, needs or opportunities to identify and create solutions.

2. Structure

2.1. Digital Technology

2.1.1. Knowledge and Understanding

2.1.1.1. Digital Systems

2.1.1.2. Representing Data

2.1.2. Process and Production Skills

2.1.2.1. Defining

2.1.2.2. Designing

2.1.2.3. Implementing

2.1.2.4. Evaluating

2.1.2.5. Collaborating and Managing

2.2. Design and Technology

2.2.1. Knowledge and Understanding

2.2.1.1. Technologies and Society

2.2.1.2. Technologies contexts

2.2.2. Process and Production Skills

2.2.2.1. Investigating

2.2.2.2. Generating

2.2.2.3. Producing

2.2.2.4. Evaluating

2.2.2.5. Collaborating and Managing

3. Key Concepts

3.1. Abstraction

3.2. Data Collection

3.3. Algorithms

3.4. Specification

3.5. Implementation

3.6. Interaction

3.7. Impacts

3.8. Digital Systems

4. Key Ideas

4.1. Preferred Futures

4.2. Project Management

4.3. Thinking Skills

4.3.1. Design Thinking

4.3.2. Computational Thinking

4.3.3. Systems Thinking

5. General Capabilities

5.1. Literacy (LIT)

5.2. Numeracy (NUM)

5.3. Information and technology communication (ICT)

5.4. Critical and creative thinking (CCT)

5.5. Personal and social (PSC)

5.6. Ethical understanding (EU)

5.7. Intercultural understanding (ICU)

6. Student Diversity

6.1. Students with disabilities

6.2. English as an additional language or dialect

6.3. Gifted and talented students

7. Cross-Curriculum Priorities

7.1. Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia

7.2. Sustainability

7.3. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures

8. Content

8.1. Content Descriptors

8.2. Content Elaborations

9. Band Levels

9.1. Foundation to Year 2

9.2. Years 3 and 4

9.3. Years 5 and 6

9.4. Years 7 and 8

9.5. Years 9 and 10

10. Achievement Standards

10.1. F to Year 2

10.2. Year 3 and 4

10.3. Year 5 and 6

11. Safety

11.1. Ergonomics

11.2. Cyber Safety

11.3. Data Security

11.4. Ethical Considerations

11.5. Legal Protcols

12. Links to other learning areas

12.1. English

12.2. Mathematics

12.3. Science

12.4. Geography

12.5. History

12.6. Languages

12.7. Health & Physical Education

13. Resources

13.1. http://dtm4260.edublogs.org/2015/08/09/bitstrips-for-schools/

13.2. http://dtm4260.edublogs.org/2015/08/09/digital-technologies-inanimate-alice/