Sue Carter, Northern Territory Digital Technologies Project Officer, is conducting a range of professional learning opportunities for teachers to assist with their knowledge and understanding of the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies. In this article she shares her experience of running a full day professional learning event with staff at Humpty Doo Primary School.
Planning Digital Technologies for 2017, the staff at Humpty Doo Primary School participated in a full day professional learning event that included theory, practical activities and registration for the F-6 CSER online MOOC.
The day started out with a little theory on the ten key concepts behind the Digital Technologies curriculum along with understanding Computer Science and Computational Thinking concepts. There was also a need to distinguish the difference between ICT Capability (using technologies) and the new learning area of Digital Technologies (creating solutions). (more…)