ACA Digital Technologies Workshop

ACA Digital Technologies Workshop

When: 28th – 29th August, 2017 9.00am – 4.00pm both days – Registration from 8.30am

Where: Wodonga Senior Secondary College, 80 Brockley Street, Wodonga VIC 3690

Price: Free to attend. Lunch, coffee & classroom resources included.

Register: get.gl/aca-wodonga17

Contact: [email protected] 

 

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Who is running this?

The Australian Computing Academy (ACA) is a Commonwealth funded project developing resources that will be freely available to students and teachers across Australia to learn about programming and related concepts in Digital Technologies.

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

What will the workshop include?

  • Case studies showcasing existing practice, and school-wide scope & sequence, incorporating ACA 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 and Python 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.