Through applying the learning processes of Working Technologically, this unit focuses on developing children's interest and skills in understanding and using technology. In particular, it considers design as a creative process, founded on an understanding of the natural and physical world, which promotes science conceptual understanding. Teaching of these learning processes includes emphasis on the content strands: Built Environments, Information, Products and Material World. The unit incorporates the curriculum priority areas: classroom management and information and communication technologies. Students will engage in evaluation and selection / development of activities and resources relevant to the teaching of science and technology in the primary school (K-6) classroom.
1x1-hr lecture/wk for 4 wks, 1x2-hr seminar-workshop/wk for 10 wks
Presentation (15%) and 2000wd STEM resource evaluation (40%) and team practical project with 1000wd individual reflection (45%)
114 credit points including EDUP3001 and EDUP3002 and EDUP3003 and EDUP3008