Australian Technologies Curriculum

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Australian Technologies Curriculum by Mind Map: Australian Technologies Curriculum

1. General Capabilities

1.1. Literacy

1.2. Numeracy

1.3. ICT

1.4. Critical and Creative Thinking

1.5. Personal and Social Capabilities

1.6. Ethical Understanding

1.7. Intercultural Understanding

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. Curriculum Aims

3.1. Students plan, design, produce and evaluate their solutions

3.2. Students use of creative ideas assists their learning of technology advancements and changes

3.3. They make informed decisions about technology outside of school

3.4. They use technology responsibly and confidently

3.5. They evaluate solutions

4. Subjects

4.1. Digital Technologies

4.2. Design Technologies

5. Design Technologies Strands, Content Descriptors and Elaborations

5.1. Knowledge and Understanding

5.1.1. Technology and Society

5.1.2. Technology Contexts

5.1.2.1. Engineering

5.1.2.2. Food and Fibre

5.1.2.3. Food Specialisations

5.1.2.4. Materials and Technology Specialisations

5.2. Processes and Production Skills

5.2.1. Creating Solutions By..

5.2.1.1. Investigating and Defining

5.2.1.2. Designing

5.2.1.3. Producing and Implications

5.2.1.4. Evaluating

5.2.1.5. Collaborating and Managing

6. Achievement Standards

6.1. Students achievement standards should show that they describe, identify, evaluate, demonstrate, record and sequence design ideas specific to their year levels content descriptors.

7. Student Diversity

7.1. Gifted and Talented

7.2. Students with Disability

7.3. English as a Second Language

8. Australian Curriculum Band Levels

8.1. Foundation - Year 2

8.2. Year 3 - Year 4

8.3. Year 5 - Year 6

8.4. year 7 - Year 8

8.5. Year 9 - Year 10

9. Ways to Teach Technologies

9.1. Teacher selects specific content

9.2. Students apply skills

9.3. Students develop project management skills which engages systematical, design and computational thinking

10. Western Australian Curriculum

10.1. Individual content for P-Year 10

11. Key Ideas

11.1. See 'Technologies Glossary'

12. Digital Technologies Strands, Content Descriptors and Elaborations

12.1. Knowledge and Understanding

12.1.1. Digital Systems

12.1.2. Representation of Data

12.2. Processes and  Production Skills

12.2.1. Collecting, managing and analyzing data

12.2.2. Digital implementation

12.3. Creating Solutions by..

12.3.1. Investigating and defining

12.3.2. Designing

12.3.3. Production and Implementation

12.3.4. Evaluating

12.3.5. Collaborating and Managing

13. References: http://v7-5.australiancurriculum.edu.au/technologies/design-and-technologies/curriculum/f-10?layout=1 http://k10outline.scsa.wa.edu.au/home/p-10-curriculum/curriculum-browser/technologies