A Morning Masterclass (half day)

(Registrations are now CLOSED)

This workshop will explore the opportunities for teaching the Digital Technologies Curriculum in Early Childhood with both plugged and unplugged activities.Neeshia Delaporte and Kate Turner

Participants will be shown unplugged activities that are practical and easy to implement, as well as gain hands on experience with Scratch Jnr, Beebots and Smart Bricks.

Presenters:
Neeshia Delaporte and Kate Turner

Objectives:
Participants will:

  • gain an understanding of how plugged and unplugged activities can be used within the Digital Technologies curriculum for early childhood.
  • gain hands on experience with unplugged activities, Scratch Jnr, Beebots and Smart Bricks.
  • develop a unit of work using plugged and/or unplugged activities that addresses areas of the Digital Technologies Curriculum.

AITSL Standards:
Consider: 2.1, 2.3, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 4.5, 5.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7.4

Requirements:
Participants are expected to bring and use a tablet device with Scratch Jnr installed. You will need to install Scratch Jnr before you arrive at the venue.

Intended Audience:
Those interested in the Early Childhood years.

Group Size:
15 tickets will be available.

Outline:
Saturday the 31st of August
8:30am – Registration
9:30am –
10:00am – Morning Tea (provided)
10:20am – 12:00pm –

Location:
Bunbury Primary School Room: TBA

Parking:
Plenty of parking is available in and around the school, including the staff car park and adjacent grass area.

About the Presenters:
Neeshia Delaporte has taught a variety of year levels, giving her the scope to see the progression of the Digital Technologies Curriculum across year levels.

Neeshia has gained valuable experience with her involvement in the Teachers Can Code program, STEM Learning Project and working with the Lego WeDo2 Curtin University research project.

Kate Turner is a Pre-Primary teacher at Bunbury Primary School and a leader in integrating technology in early childhood.

Kate has had experience presenting in the area of Digital Technology through her involvement in the Teachers Can Code program and her involvement in the STEM Learning Project.

Tickets for the Bunbury Masterclasses may be selected at http://bit.ly/ECAWA2019Carnival_BunburyTickets
Then scroll down and choose the appropriate tickets.

Join Neeshia Delaporte and Kate Turner at the ECAWA 2019 Carnival of Computing  on Saturday the 31st of August.

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