SACE IT – EdTechSA http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:26:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.7 SACE Stage 2 Information Technology Examination Preparation Day for Students and Teachers 2016 http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/2016/08/sace-stage-2-information-technology-examination-preparation-day-for-students-and-teachers-2016/ Wed, 10 Aug 2016 07:50:23 +0000 http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/?p=8604  

register-buttonWhen: Friday 14 October 2016, from 8:45am to 4:00pm (sign in from 8:15am)
Where: Adelaide High School, 543 City Ring Route, Adelaide (corner of West Terrace and Glover Avenue)
Cost:
$60.00

Come and develop your skills in answering questions under timed supervision with new unseen questions. Apply your knowledge and improve your understanding and unpacking of exam questions for maximum marks.

Questions have been developed specifically for this day!

Students, you will have the opportunity to work with very experienced teachers to explore question responses, discuss, and refine your answers.  You will also be helped to develop the hand written page of notes that you can take with you into the examination.

Teachers, you can attend the day too. There will be a special session for you during the afternoon.
Teachers who are EdTechSA member can attend  for the special price of $30. Use your member login when registering to get this price. Please do NOT use this login if you are registering students as doing this will incorrectly trigger the teacher discount and an incorrect invoice will be created.

Programme:

8:15am – 8:45am           Sign in
8:45am – 12:15pm    Morning Session: Core Topics – Participants attend all sessions
8:45am – 9:00am          Welcome and introduction to the day
9:00am – 11:00am        Computer Systems Part 1 and 2
11:00am – 11:15am        Break
11:15am – 12:15pm        Information Systems
12:15 – 1:00pm              Break for lunch.  (Lunch is not provided. Bring your lunch or buy it at nearby shops.)

1:00pm – 4:00pm    Afternoon Session:  Option Topics – Participants attend 2 sessions according to the Option Topics they have studied this year.  Session times will be allocated once enrolments close.

1:00pm – 2:00pm                Option Topic Session 1
2:00pm – 3:00pm                Option Topic Session 2
3:00pm – 4:00pm                Option Topic Session 3

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SACE Stage 2 Information Technology 2016 Examination Revision Guide http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/2016/02/sace-stage-2-information-technology-2016-revision-guide/ Sat, 27 Feb 2016 03:49:24 +0000 http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/?p=8075 Revision Guide

 

This guide is been written as a workbook for students of this subject with input from experienced teachers and exam markers to provide sample solutions for each question.

The revision guide will contain copies of:
the 2015 Examination paper;
the 2014 Examination paper;
the 2013 Examination paper;
suggested fully worked solutions for all the above.

Guides will be distributed late term 2, 2016. Teachers may choose to use some of the resources in the Guide in a trial examination situation. Please note that books ordered will not be sent out until payment in full has been received by EdTechSA.

The Guide is produced as a student workbook and is copyright to EdTechSA. Orders for the guide close on Friday 20 May 2016, week 3 of term 2. Payment in full must accompany your order for it to be confirmed.

The cost for the guides is $29.00 per copy, including GST. EdTechSA members receive a discounted price of $23.00 per copy, including GST.
(Not an EdTechSA member? Click here to join)

Late orders, ie those confirmed after Friday 20 May will incur an additional charge of $5.00 per copy, to cover printing costs for small orders.

To order please click here.

Associated Activity

A one day Examination Preparation Workshop is planned for the last Friday of the term 3 holidays, Friday 14 October.

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Stage 2 Information Technology Examination Preparation Day 2015 http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/2015/08/stage-2-information-technology-examination-preparation-day/ Sun, 02 Aug 2015 08:01:57 +0000 http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/?p=7753 register-button

When: Friday 9 October 2015, from 8.45am to 4.00pm

Where: Adelaide High School, 543 City Ring Rte, Adelaide (corner of West Terrace and Glover Avenue)

Cost: $60.00

Come and develop your skills in answering questions under timed supervision with new unseen questions. Come and apply your knowledge and improve your understanding and unpacking of exam questions for maximum marks.

Questions have been developed specifically for this day!

Students, you will have the opportunity to work with very experienced teachers to explore question responses, discuss, and refine your answers. You will also be helped to develop the hand written page of notes that you can take with you into the examination.

Teachers are invited to attend the day and there will be a special session for teachers during the afternoon.

Program:

8:45am – 12:15pm       Morning Session: Core Topics – Participants attend all sessions
8:45am – 9:00am              Registration and welcome
9:00am – 11:00am            Computer Systems Part 1 and 2
11:00am – 11:15am            Break
11:15am – 12:15pm            Information Systems
12:15pm – 1:00pm            Break for lunch. (Not provided) Bring your lunch or buy it at nearby shops.

1:00pm – 4:00pm        Afternoon Session: Option Topics – Participants attend 2 sessions according to Option Topics studied.  Session times will be allocated once enrollments close.

1:00pm – 2:00pm              Option Topic Session 1
2:00pm – 3:00pm              Option Topic Session 2
3:00pm – 4:00pm              Option Topic Session 3

A session specifically for teachers will be run during the afternoon.

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SACE Stage 2 Information Technology 2015 Revision Guide http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/2015/02/sace-stage-2-information-technology-2015-revision-guide/ Fri, 20 Feb 2015 05:22:06 +0000 http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/?p=7468 Revision Guide

 

This guide has been written as a workbook for students of this subject with input from teachers, exam markers and the chief examiner, to provide sample solutions for each question.
The revision guide will contain copies of:
• the 2014 Examination paper;
• the 2013 Examination paper;
• the 2012 Examination paper;
• suggested fully worked solutions for all the above.

Guides will be distributed late term 2, 2015. Teachers may choose to use some of the resources in the Guide in a trial examination situation. Please note that books ordered will not be sent out until payment in full has been received by EdTechSA.

The Guide is produced as a student workbook and is copyright to EdTechSA. Orders for the guide close on Friday 29 May 2015.) Payment in full must accompany your order for it to be confirmed.
The cost for the guides is $28.00 per copy, including GST. EdTechSA members receive a $5.00 discount on each book ordered, making the cost $23.00 per copy, including GST. (Not an EdTechSA member? Click here to join)
Late orders, ie those confirmed after Friday 29 May will incur an additional charge of $5.00 per copy, to cover printing costs for small orders.

To order please click here

Associated Activity
A one day Examination Preparation Workshop for students and teachers will be held in the term 3 school holidays on Friday 9 October. Register here.

Teacher resources which can be ordered from EdTechSA
SACE Stage 2 Information Technology School Assessment Tasks 2013/2014 – $180 EdTechSA Member or $220 for non-members.
Past Essays, Future Folio Tasks – $35 EdTechSA Member or $55 for non-members.

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This guide has been written as a workbook for students of this subject with input from teachers, exam markers and the chief examiner, to provide sample solutions for each question.

 

The revision guide will contain copies of:

  • the 2013 Examination paper;
  • the 2012 Examination paper;
  • the 2011 Examination paper;
  • suggested fully worked solutions for all the above.

 

The Guide is produced as a student workbook and is copyright to EdTechSA. Orders closed on Friday 30 May 2014.
However we still have a few books available, please contact the office office@edtechsa.sa.edu.au to order your copy.
Payment in full must accompany your order for it to be confirmed.

The cost for the guides is $28.00 per copy, including GST.
EdTechSA members receive a $5.00 discount on each book ordered, making the cost $23.00 per copy, including GST.  (Not an EdTechSA member?  Click here to join)

 

Associated Activities
For students and teachers

Examination Revision Workshops for students and teachers will be held in the term 3 school holidays, on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 October 2013.   You can register for these now.  Earlybird discounts apply until the end of term 2.
For teachers
A series of workshops are planned for term 1 and 2 to support teaching of the Option Topics and the Major Project.  Registration and more information here!

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SACE Information Technology Resources http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/2014/02/sace-information-technology-resources/ Mon, 10 Feb 2014 04:20:57 +0000 http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/?p=6683 SACE IT resources

 Do you teach SACE Information Technology?
Are you looking for resources to support yourself and your students?
The resources listed here can be obtained from EdTechSA.

Student workbook:
Stage 2 Information Technology 2014 Examination Revision Guide.  Orders close 30 May 2014.  Delivery will be at the end of Term 2.
Click here for more information and to order

Teacher resources:
Past Essays, Future Folio Tasks.  In stock. Will be delivered once ordered and paid for.
Order here

2014 Edition of the 2013 SACE Information Technology Summative School Tasks Book.  Orders closed on Monday 3 March, and the books are being printed during the week of 10 March.  Some extra copies were ordered, so if you missed the cut-off date, contact office@edtechsa.sa.edu.au to obtain your copy.
Click here for more information

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2014 Professional Learning Programme for SACE Information Technology Teachers http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/2014/02/2014-professional-learning-programme-for-sace-information-technology-teachers/ Mon, 03 Feb 2014 22:54:06 +0000 http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/?p=6642 SACE IT

 

 

 

Session 1: Ideas for teaching Option Topics: Application Programming

Date      Friday 14th February 2014.  (Term 1, Week 3)

Time      1:00pm to 4:00pm

Venue
Pulteney Grammar School, 190 South Terrace Adelaide
Teachers in remote and rural areas can apply to attend online

Cost
EdTechSA members $24.95, non members $39.95

About
This session is designed to help you develop a learning and assessment programme for the Option Topic, Application Programming.  Experienced practitioners will work through the course outline, the skills checklist, and the performance standards to guide and demystify the Subject Outline. Presenters will share their teaching methodology, teaching sequences, demonstrate resources and unpack the learning outcomes behind formative and summative materials.

Notes
Please bring with you your copy of the SACE 2014 Information Technology Subject Outline.

Register Now

Session 2: Ideas for teaching Option Topics: Relational Databases

Date:     Saturday 1 March 2014.  (Term 1, Week 5)

Time      9:30am to 12:30pm

Venue
Pulteney Grammar School, 190 South Terrace Adelaide

Cost
EdTechSA members $24.95, non members $39.95

About
This session is designed to help you develop a learning and assessment programme for the Option Topic, Relational Databases.  Experienced practitioners will work with you through the course outline, the skills checklist, and the performance standards to guide and demystify the Subject Outline. This session will focus on developing students Outputs/Outcomes for their summative projects. Presenters will share some resources and unpack the information and learning outcomes behind formative and summative materials.

Notes
Please bring with you your copy of the SACE 2014 Information Technology Subject Outline.

Register Now

Session 3: Ideas for teaching Option Topics: Multimedia and Website Programming

Date      Friday 9 May 2014.  (Term 2, Week 2)

Time      1:00pm to 4:00pm

Venue
Pulteney Grammar School, 190 South Terrace Adelaide
Teachers in remote and rural areas can apply to attend online

Cost
EdTechSA members $24.95, non members $39.95

About
This session is designed to help you develop a learning and assessment programme for the Option Topics, Multimedia Programming and Website Programming.  Experienced practitioners will use example work to demonstrate performance standards that align with the course outline. Teachers will have opportunity to discuss various teaching approaches and assessment. Presenters will demonstrate their course delivery and various resources that will unpack student outputs/outcomes for their major and formative requirements.

Notes
Please bring with you your copy of the SACE 2014 Information Technology Subject Outline.

Register Now

Session 4: Ideas for teaching the Major Project

Date      Saturday 10 May 2014.  (Term 2, Week 3)

Time     8:15am to 1:30pm

Venue
Pulteney Grammar School, 190 South Terrace Adelaide

Cost
EdTechSA members $39.95, non members $69.95

About
This two-part session is part of the EdTechSA Professional Learning Day, Inspire Connect Engage.  You are able to attend other sessions as well as the SACE workshop.  You will see more information when you register.

The SACE IT sessions are designed to help teachers understand the requirements and performance standards of the Major Project.  Experienced practitioners will discuss, give examples of the deferent sections of the Software Development Life Cycle (Problem Definition, Analysis, Design, Implementation, Validation and Evaluation) and various teaching methodologies. Participants will engage in some bench marking practices to help develop a better understanding of the performance standards.

Teachers in remote and rural areas can apply to attend the SACE IT sessions only at a discounted price.

Register Now
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Stage 2 Information Technology Examination Revision Workshops 2014 http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/2014/01/stage-2-information-technology-examination-revision-workshops-2014/ Wed, 22 Jan 2014 03:21:36 +0000 http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/?p=6578 WORKSHOP

Dates Thursday 9 and Friday 10 October 2014.  (The last Thursday and Friday of the Term 3 school holidays)

Venue Pulteney Grammar School, 190 South Terrace Adelaide

About These workshops are designed to assist preparation and revision for the end of year Examination. Students will work with expert subject teachers in a workshop situation and gain insight and practice in answering past exam and new unseen questions. They reinforce their knowledge, improve their confidence and increase their ability to dissect questions. Teachers are invited to attend with their students, or make this part of their Professional Learning especially if they plan to teach Information Technology in 2015.

Programme and Times Thursday 9 October, 8.30am to 4.30pm : Core topics – Computer Systems and Information Systems.
Friday 10 October, 9am and 3.00pm : Option Topics – Application Programming, Relational Databases, Website Programming, Multimedia Programming, Dynamic Websites.
Students select two individual sessions for their option topics.

Cost Two Day Registration by the end of term 3 2014: $150.

Especially for teachers A panel clarification discussion for teachers attending is offered late Thursday afternoon to allow for greater discussion and exploration of tasks and resources. This can extend into informal networking over a drink or even a light meal.

Notes No catering is included in the cost of the workshops.  There are numerous cafes a short walk from the school, or attendees are welcome to bring their own food.

Register here

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Stage 2 Information Technology Examination Revision Workshops http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/2013/09/stage-2-information-technology-examination-revision-workshops/ Tue, 03 Sep 2013 09:32:12 +0000 http://cegsa.sa.edu.au/?p=5873 Year 12 Information Technology Examination Revision Workshops 2013

The workshops are designed to assist preparation and revision for the examination. Students will have the opportunity to work with expert teachers of the subject. Teachers are invited to attend, and last year a number of teachers attended with their students. There is a special question and answer session for teachers from 4.30-5pm on Thursday 10 October, followed by an opportunity for informal discussion and networking.

DATES:
Thursday 10 (Core Topics, 8.30am to 4.30pm)
Friday 11 October (Option Topics, session times between 9.00am and 4.00pm)

VENUE:
Pulteney Grammar School, 190 South Terrace, Adelaide

Register now

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Computer Science 4 High School 2013 http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/2013/08/computer-science-4-high-school-2013/ Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:01:06 +0000 http://edtechsa.sa.edu.au/?p=6235 cs4hs+logoCS4HS is an annual workshop series run by the School of Computer Science to provide high school teachers with resources to help them teach computer science principles in a fun and relevant way.

Dates:  1st-2nd October 2013

Location: The University of Adelaide

                                           North Terrace Campus

 The CS4HS Workshop will have two main focuses:

  • AppInventor Day
  • CS content for Digital Technologies

The two-day program will have many hands-on and interactive sessions that you can use in class.  Teachers will receive workshop material to bring back to their classrooms.

The workshop is free but registration is required.

Travel grants are available for country teachers

For more information go to http://cs.adelaide.edu.au/users/outreach/cs4hs/third/

or contact cruz@cs.adelaide.edu.au

Click here for a poster to share with interested staff

Organised by The University of Adelaide, supported by Google’s CS4HS initiative

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