Professional Learning

School holiday workshop:

TechHeads: Learn to think like a computer scientist with coding and robotics.

About the Event

EdTechSA invites students from year 1-6 and Teachers to join a School Holiday STEM Workshop.

TechHeads
Learn to think like a computer scientist with coding and robotics.
Thursday 21 July 2022
9am – 12:30pm – Morning Tea provided.

Students from year 1-3 will be able to join Junior TechHeads
Learn about Sphero Robots and make cool stuff with MaKeyMaKey circuit boards.
Students from Year 4-6 will be able to join Senior TechHeads
Learn about Spike Prmes and make cool stuff with Micro:bits

EdTechSA Member’s children = $30
Non-member’s children = $40

(As part of the registration, you will need to sign a waiver on the day)

Registered Teachers are invited to come along and observe – please wear your school badge and register with your school email address.

Date & Time: 21st July, 9:00am-12.30pm
Morning Tea provided

Duration: 3.5hr

Venue: Naracoorte Primary School

Facilitator: Fiona Clayton

Cost: $30 EdTechSA Members children, $40 non-members children

Year Level Focus:
Students from year 1-3 will be able to join Junior TechHeads
Students from Year 4-6 will be able to join Senior TechHeads

Fiona Clayton

Fiona Clayton

About the Organiser

Fiona is the Head of eLearning (R-12) at Torrens Valley Christian School where she has been for the last five years. In that time she has been responsible for the implementation of the new Australian digital technologies curriculum. More recently she has been working with the SACE Board on the implementation of the new Stage 1 and 2 Digital Technologies curriculum. Having come into the teaching profession after an 8 year career in programming, she comes with industry experience which has helped in the classroom to motivate and engage her students.

School holiday workshop:

TechHeads: Understanding the Digital Technologies subject through student experience.

About the Event

Tech Heads – Teachers Naracoorte

Workshop for Teachers – EdTechSA invites teachers to join us!

Understanding the Digital Technologies subject through Student Experience

July 22 – 9am – 1.00pm

Come along and find out about the Digital Technologies subjects, building students’ computational thinking and capturing student evidence.

We will look at Version 9.0 in the Australian Curriculum (R-10) and ponder how to differentiate this engaging subject across year levels and abilities. No experience is required.

Sessions include:

– Computational Thinking

– Capturing Student Evidence

– Strategies for differentiation

– Get hands-on with Technologies unplugged & plugged

– ACARA Version 9.0 Digital Technologies – what has changed

– Stage 1 and 2 SACE teachers are invited to join for an information, moderation and networking session with Fiona Clayton

Educators attending the workshop only, do not have to be practicing teachers.

Optional – Educators attending this workshop are invited to pop in and observe the student workshops being held on Thu 21st July 9am-12:30pm at Naracoorte Primary School to see the Digital Technologies Subject in action. See how the EdTechSA committee members introduce students to hands-on Digital Technologies tools and lead them through problem-solving and creative stages of digital thinking. While these workshops are targeted at childen we are inviting educators to come along and learn side by side with the students in order to make connections between the adult workshop content and student experiences.

All equipment is supplied.

Date & Time: 22 July, 9:00am-1:00pm
Tea/coffee and morning tea provided.

Duration: 3.5hr

Venue: Naracoorte Primary School

Facilitator: Fiona Clayton

Cost: $30 EdTechSA Members, $40 non-members

Year Level Focus:
Students from year 1-3 will be able to join Junior TechHeads
Students from Year 4-6 will be able to join Senior TechHeads

Fiona Clayton

Fiona Clayton

About the Organiser

Fiona is the Head of eLearning (R-12) at Torrens Valley Christian School where she has been for the last five years. In that time she has been responsible for the implementation of the new Australian digital technologies curriculum. More recently she has been working with the SACE Board on the implementation of the new Stage 1 and 2 Digital Technologies curriculum. Having come into the teaching profession after an 8 year career in programming, she comes with industry experience which has helped in the classroom to motivate and engage her students.

Workshop Event:

Stage 1 and Stage 2 Digital Technologies Networking Session 2

About the Event

An opportunity for SACE Stage 1 & 2 Digital Technologies teachers to get together to network with other teachers and ask any questions you may have from Expert Digital Technologies Educator, Fiona Clayton.

Registrations opening soon

Date & Time: 11th August 5:30 – 7:00 

Duration: 1.5hr

Venue: Face to Face Lady Daly

Facilitator: Fiona Clayton

Cost: $20 Members, $40 non-members this includes a drink of your choice and nibbles

Year Level Focus: Year 11 and Year 12

Fiona Clayton

Fiona Clayton

About the Organiser

Fiona is the Head of eLearning (R-12) at Torrens Valley Christian School where she has been for the last five years. In that time she has been responsible for the implementation of the new Australian digital technologies curriculum. More recently she has been working with the SACE Board on the implementation of the new Stage 1 and 2 Digital Technologies curriculum. Having come into the teaching profession after an 8 year career in programming, she comes with industry experience which has helped in the classroom to motivate and engage her students.

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