Technologies - Australian Curriculum

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

1. Content

1.1. Digital Technologies

1.1.1. Students use computational thinking and information systems to define, design and implement digital solutions

1.1.2. Strands Knowledge and Understanding Understanding the components of digital systems and how data are represented and structured symbolically Processes and Production Skills Collecting, managing and analysing data. Defining, designing, implementing, evaluating, collaborating and managing digital solutions

1.2. Design and Technologies

1.2.1. Students use design thinking and technologies to generate and produce designed solutions for specific needs and opportunities

1.2.2. Strands Knowledge and Understanding Understanding the use, development and impact of technologies in peoples lives and technologies and design across a range of technologies contexts Processes and Production Skills Creating design solutions by investigating, generating, producing, evaluating, collaborating and managing.

2. Cross-curriculum Priorities

2.1. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures

2.2. Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia

2.3. Sustainability

3. Key Ideas

3.1. Creating preferred futures

3.2. Project management

3.3. Thinking in technologies

3.3.1. Systems thinking

3.3.2. Design thinking

3.3.3. Computational thinking

4. Curriculum structure

4.1. Band descriptions

4.1.1. Provide information about the learning contexts that apply to the content descriptions and achievement standards in each band

4.2. Bands

4.2.1. Foundation to Year 2

4.2.2. Years 3 and 4

4.2.3. Years 5 and 6

4.2.4. Years 7 and 8

4.2.5. Years 9 and 10

4.3. Achievement Standard

4.3.1. Indicate the quality of learning that students should typically demonstrate by a particular point in their schooling

4.4. Content descriptions

4.4.1. Describe the knowledge, understanding and skills that are expected be be taught and learn

4.5. Content elaborations

4.5.1. Provided for each content description to illustrate content

4.5.2. Are intended to help teachers in developing an understanding of the content

5. Resources

5.1. Energy Efficient House


5.2. Milk Cycle


6. Curriculum aims

6.1. Students investigate, design, plan, manage, create and evaluate solutions

6.2. Students are creative, innovative and enterprising when using technologies and understand how they have developed over time

6.3. Students make informed and ethical decisions about technology

6.4. Students engage with and responsibly use technology

6.5. Students critique, analyse and evaluate problems, needs or opportunities for solutions

7. General Capabilities

7.1. The knowledge, skills, behaviours and dispositions that assist students to live and work successfully

7.2. Literacy

7.3. Numeracy

7.4. Information and communication technology capability

7.5. Critical and creative thinking

7.6. Personal and social capability

7.7. Ethical understanding

7.8. Intercultural understanding

8. Links to Other Learning Areas

8.1. English

8.2. Mathematics

8.3. Science

8.4. History

8.5. Geography

8.6. The Arts

8.7. Health and Physical Education

8.8. Economics and Business

9. Rationale

9.1. Ensure students benefit from learning about and using traditional, contemporary and emerging technologies

9.2. Encourage students to apply knowledge, practical skills and processes when using technologies and other resources to create innovative solutions to meet needs

9.3. Engage students in critical and creative thinking

9.4. Develop an appreciation of the processes through which technologies are developed and how they contribute to society

9.5. Allow opportunities to consider the use and impact of technology

10. Student diversity

10.1. Adjustment of curriculum according to levels of learning, strengths, goals and interests where necessary

10.2. Students with disability

10.3. English as an additional language or dialect

10.4. Gifted and talented students