7. Teaching the Technologies learning area

If you can dream it, you can do it.

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Project Based Learning

Rigorous Project Based Learning

Tutorial Activities

Activity: Using the lego kits and makeymakey interface, develop an innovation or solution to a problem on a farm

toy farm animals

makey-makey kits

A4 Paper

Black Lead Pencils

Lego Kits

Discussion: How could such a design challenge develop in students capabilities in each of the five process and production steps

Discussion: How could such a design challenge contribute to developing student thinking skills in

Systems Thinking
Design Thinking
Computational Thinking
Futures Thinking
Managerial Thinking

Discussion: How could such a unit be integrated with other learning areas

Discussion: Students share unit outline ideas and collectively discuss ways in which they can be improved