Australian Technologies Curriculum

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Australian Technologies Curriculum by Mind Map: Australian Technologies Curriculum

1. key ideas

1.1. thinking in technology

1.1.1. animal ethics

1.1.2. safety

1.1.3. information and communication technology in the Australian curriculum

1.1.4. computional thinking

1.1.5. design thinking

1.1.6. systems thinking

1.2. overarching idea

1.2.1. project management

1.2.2. creating preferred futures

2. content descriptors and elaborations

2.1. content descriptors provide teachers with an outline of what they must teach. They provide teachers with understanding, knowledge and skills.

2.2. content elaborations provide greater detail of the descriptors.

3. key concepts

3.1. abstractions

3.2. data collection, representation and interpretation

3.3. digital systems

3.4. interactions and impacts

3.5. specification, algorithms and implementation

4. band levels

4.1. foundation to year 2

4.2. year 3 and 4

4.3. year 5 and 6

4.4. year 7 and 8

4.5. year 9 and 10

5. cross curriculum priorities

5.1. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

5.2. Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia.

5.3. sustainability

6. subjects

6.1. design and technology

6.2. digital technology

7. general capabilities

7.1. literacy

7.2. numeracy

7.3. information and communication technology (ICT) Capability

7.4. critical and creative thinking

7.5. personal and social capability

7.6. ethical understanding

7.7. intercultural undertsanding

8. student diversity

8.1. students with disabilities or learning difficulties

8.2. english as an additional language or dialect

8.3. gifted and talented students

9. digital technology strands and sub strands

9.1. knowledge and understandings

9.1.1. digital systems the components of digital systems: hardware software networks

9.1.2. representation of data how data is represented and structures symbolically.

9.2. processes and production skills

9.2.1. collecting, managing and analysing data

9.2.2. creating solutions by: investigating and defining generating and designing producing and implementing evaluating collaborating and managing

10. design and technology strands and sub strands

10.1. knowledge and understandings

10.1.1. technologies and society this refers to the use, development and impact of technologies in our everyday lives.

10.1.2. technologies context technologies and design across a range of contexts of technology.

10.2. Processes and production skills

10.2.1. creating solutions by: generating and designing investigating and defining producing and implementing collaborating and managing evaluating

11. achievement standards

11.1. This refers to what the students should be able to achieve at the end of the year.

12. curriculum aims and objectives

12.1. develop knowledge, skills and understanding individually and collaboratively.

12.1.1. design

12.1.2. investigate

12.1.3. plan

12.1.4. manage

12.1.5. create

12.1.6. innovative

12.1.7. make informed decisions

12.1.8. critique

12.1.9. analyse

12.1.10. evaluate

12.1.11. engage