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Technologies by Mind Map: Technologies

1. Curriculum aims and objectives

1.1. Australian Curriculum Aims

1.1.1. •Develop confidence as critical users of technologies and designers and producers of designed solutions

1.1.2. •Investigate, generate and critique innovative and ethical designed solutions for sustainable futures

1.1.3. •Understand the roles and responsibilities of people in design and technologies occupations and how they contribute to society.

1.1.4. •Use design and systems thinking to generate design ideas and communicate these to a range of audiences

1.1.5. •Produce designed solutions suitable for a range of technologies contexts by selecting and manipulating a range of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment creatively, competently and safely; and managing processes

1.1.6. •Evaluate processes and designed solutions and transfer knowledge and skills to new situations

1.2. West Australian Curriculum Aims

1.2.1. Design and Technologies Design and Technologies aims to develop the knowledge, understandings and skills to ensure that, individually and collaboratively, students:

1.2.1.1. Design and Technologies aims to develop the knowledge, understandings and skills to ensure that, individually and collaboratively, students:

1.2.1.2. Produce designed solutions suitable for a range of Technologies contexts by selecting and manipulating a range of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment creatively, competently and safely; and managing processes

1.2.1.3. Understand the roles and responsibilities of people in design and technologies occupations and how they contribute to society.

1.2.2. Common Aims

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

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

1.2.2.3. •Investigate, design, plan, manage, create and evaluate solutions

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

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

1.2.3. Digital Technologies Digital Technologies aims to develop the knowledge, understandings and skills to ensure that, individually and collaboratively, students:

1.2.3.1. •Use computational thinking and the key concepts of abstraction; data collection, representation and interpretation; specification, algorithms and implementation to create digital solutions

1.2.3.2. •Confidently use digital systems to efficiently and effectively transform data into information and to creatively communicate ideas in a range of settings

1.2.3.3. •Apply systems thinking to monitor, analyse, predict and shape the interactions within and between information systems and understand the impact of these systems on individuals, societies, economies and environments.

2. General capabilities

2.1. West Australian Curriculum and Australian Curriculum

2.1.1. Literacy

2.1.2. Numeracy

2.1.3. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability

2.1.4. Critical and creative thinking

2.1.5. Personal and social capability

2.1.6. Ethical understanding

2.1.7. Intercultural understanding

2.1.8. Numeracy Numeracy

3. Strands

3.1. Knowledge and understanding

3.1.1. Design and Technologies

3.1.1.1. Technologies and society:  the use, development and impact of technologies in people’s lives

3.1.1.2. Technologies contexts:  technologies and design across a range of technologies contexts

3.1.2. Digital Technologies

3.1.2.1. Digital systems: the components of digital systems: hardware, software and networks and their use

3.1.2.2. Representation of data: how data are represented and structured symbolically

3.2. Processes and production skills

3.2.1. Design and Technologies Creating designed solutions by:

3.2.1.1. generating and designing

3.2.1.2. producing and implementing

3.2.1.3. evaluating

3.2.1.4. collaborating and managing

3.2.1.5. investigating and defining

3.2.2. Technologies Collecting, managing and analysing data Creating digital solutions by:

3.2.2.1. investigating and defining

3.2.2.2. generating and designing

3.2.2.3. producing and implementing

3.2.2.4. evaluating

3.2.2.5. collaborating and managing

4. Key ideas

4.1. West Australian Curriculum

4.1.1. Rationale

4.1.1.1. creating quality designed solutions for identified needs

4.1.1.2. consider the economic, environmental and social impacts of technological change

4.1.1.3. students manage projects from conception to realisation

4.1.1.4. design processes

4.1.1.5. investigate ideas

4.1.1.6. plan solutions

4.1.1.7. produce solutions

4.1.1.8. evaluate solutions

4.2. Australian Curriculum

4.2.1. Key Ideas

4.2.1.1. Creating preferred futures

4.2.1.2. Systems thinking

4.2.1.3. Thinking in Technologies

4.2.1.4. Project management

4.2.1.5. Design thinking

4.2.1.6. Computational thinking

4.2.1.7. Information and communication technology in the Australian Curriculum

4.2.1.8. Safety

4.2.1.9. Animal ethics

5. Student diversity

5.1. West Australian Curriculum (SCSA)

5.1.1. ABLEWA (scsa West. Aust. Curriculum)

5.2. Australian Curricuum

5.2.1. All students are entitled to rigorous, relevant and engaging learning programs drawn from a challenging curriculum that addresses their individual learning needs.

5.2.2. Goal 1: Australian schooling promotes equity and excellence. Goal 2: All young Australians become successful learners, confident and creative individuals and active and informed citizens.

5.2.3. GIFTED AND TALENTED http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/studentdiversity/gifted-and-talented-students

5.2.4. STUDENTS WITH A DISABILITY/DISABILITIES http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/studentdiversity/students-with-disability

5.2.5. EALD STUDENTS http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/studentdiversity/eal-d

6. Cross-curriculum priorities

6.1. Australian and West Australian Curriculum

6.1.1. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

6.1.2. Asia and Australia’s Engagement with Asia Asia and Australia’s Engagement with Asia

6.1.3. Sustainability Sustainability

7. Content descriptions

7.1. West Australian Curriculum

7.1.1. Year 1

7.1.1.1. People produce familiar products to meet personal and community needs (ACTDEK001)

7.1.1.1.1. Elaborations

7.1.1.2. Ways in which products move: push, pull, bounce, slide, fall, spin, float (ACTDEK002)

7.1.1.2.1. Elaborations

7.1.1.3. Plant and animal products are used in everyday life for food, clothing and shelter (ACTDEK003)

7.1.1.3.1. Elaborations

7.1.1.4. Characteristics of materials can be explored using senses (ACTDEK004)

7.1.1.4.1. Elaborations

7.1.1.5. Explore needs for design  (no code)

7.1.1.5.1. no code or elaborations

7.1.1.6. Generate and record design ideas through describing, drawing, modelling and/or a sequence of written or spoken steps  (no code)

7.1.1.6.1. no code or elaborations

7.1.1.7. Use given components and equipment to safely make simple solutions  (no code)

7.1.1.7.1. no code or elaborations

7.1.1.8. Use personal preferences to evaluate the success of simple solutions  (no code)

7.1.1.8.1. no code or elaborations

7.1.1.9. Works with others, or independently, when creating designs  (no code)

7.1.1.9.1. no code or elaborations

7.2. Australian Curriculum

7.2.1. F - 2

7.2.1.1. Identify how people design and produce familiar products, services and environments and consider sustainability to meet personal and local community needs (ACTDEK001)

7.2.1.1.1. Elaborations

7.2.1.2. Explore how technologies use forces to create movement in products (ACTDEK002)

7.2.1.2.1. Elaborations

7.2.1.3. Explore how plants and animals are grown for food, clothing and shelter and how food is selected and prepared for healthy eating (ACTDEK003)

7.2.1.3.1. Elaborations

7.2.1.4. Explore the characteristics and properties of materials and components that are used to produce designed solutions (ACTDEK004)

7.2.1.4.1. Elaborations

7.2.1.5. Explore needs or opportunities for designing, and the technologies needed to realise designed solutions (ACTDEP005)

7.2.1.5.1. Elaborations

7.2.1.6. Generate, develop and record design ideas through describing, drawing and modelling (ACTDEP006)

7.2.1.6.1. Elaborations

7.2.1.7. Use materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques to safely make designed solutions (ACTDEP007)

7.2.1.7.1. Elaborations

7.2.1.8. Use personal preferences to evaluate the success of design ideas, processes and solutions including their care for environment (ACTDEP008)

7.2.1.8.1. Elaborations

7.2.1.9. Sequence steps for making designed solutions and working collaboratively (ACTDEP009)

7.2.1.9.1. Elaborations

8. Band levels

8.1. Australian Curriculum

8.1.1. Years 9 and 10.

8.1.2. Years 7 and 8

8.1.3. Years 5 and 6

8.1.4. Years 3 and 4

8.1.5. Foundation – Year 2

8.2. West Australian Curriculum

8.2.1. Years

8.2.1.1. 1

8.2.1.2. 2

8.2.1.3. 3

8.2.1.4. 4

8.2.1.5. 5

8.2.1.6. 6

9. ACARA vs SCSA    (Differences)

9.1. Australian Curriculum

9.1.1. Breaks down content into groups of 2 - 3 years at a time.

9.2. West Australian Curriculum

9.2.1. Breaks down content into individual year levels.

9.2.2. Ha ABLE W.A. for lower differentiation

9.2.3. Achievement standards are still under construction

9.2.4. Not all outcomes have elaborations

9.2.5. Links directly to Scootle for elaborations

10. Subjects

10.1. Design and Technologies

10.1.1. Achievement standards

10.1.1.1. West Australian Curriculum

10.1.1.1.1. still under development

10.1.1.2. Australian Curriculum

10.1.1.2.1. learning area achievement standard

10.1.1.2.2. subject area achievement standard

10.2. Digital Technologies

10.2.1. Achievement standards

10.2.1.1. West Australian Curriculum

10.2.1.1.1. still under development

10.2.1.2. Australian Curriculum

10.2.1.2.1. learning area achievement standard

10.2.1.2.2. subject area achievement standard

11. References:

11.1. Scsa. (2016). SCSA Technologies Curriculum. Retrieved 27 July, 2016, from http://k10outline.scsa.wa.edu.au/home/p-10-curriculum/curriculum-browser/technologies/design-and-technologies2/technologies-overview/rationale

11.2. Australian curriculum. (2016). Australian Curriculum. Retrieved 27 July, 2016, from http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/technologies/key-ideas