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Digital Technologies Workshop 2 Days

27 - 28 May 2021
Thursday - Friday  

Sydney
Macquarie University

2-day Digital Technologies workshop for teachers and pre-service teachers.

What will the workshop include?

  • Case studies showcasing existing practice, and school-wide scope & sequence, incorporating Grok Academy resources
  • Hands-on experiences with free, classroom-ready resources that target the Digital Technologies curriculum
  • Introduction to various programming tools available, including visual and text-based programming, and object-oriented approaches.
  • Deep dive into Blockly/ Python / JavaScript programming, covering coding aspects of years 5-6 and 7-8 curriculum, focusing on defining and decomposing real-world problems, designing algorithms and implementing programs.

The workshop runs from 8:30am - 4:00pm on both days.

Who Should Attend?

  • Primary and secondary teachers looking to improve their understanding of the Digital Technologies curriculum
  • Teachers and technology leaders seeking resources to support the implementation of the curriculum

Is there a cost? 

Tickets are $100 for the two-day event. Members of ICTENSW can access discounted tickets for $60 using discount codes provided by ICTENSW - contact them for more details.

What should I bring? 

Bring yourself, a water bottle and a laptop. We'll organise the rest, including lunch and morning tea both days, as well as lots of classroom-ready resources to take away.

The Australian Digital Technologies Challenges is an initiative of, and is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment.

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