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    Lisa Hargreaves
    Authentic Contexts
    25 August
    Public discussion Created by Lisa Hargreaves

    Hi Everyone

    I'm interested in what schools and teachers are doing within the new curriculum that is authentic by nature. As part of my Reflective Journal for my Masters on Effective use of Digital Technologies in the Primary Classroom, I'm including a table that gives teachers ideas for 'authentic' contexts for CTDT and DDDO. Apologies if I have missed a discussion on this already, if you could please respond with any ideas on 'authentic contexts' that would be much appreciated.


    Kia ora again @lhargreaves, if you missed the Technology Online webinar on, The revised Technology Learning area, it's well worth checking out. Both the webinar recording and slide deck are now available in Technology online.

    The takeaways for me were; where Computational Thinking in Digital Technologies and Designing and Developing Digital Technologies sit inside the Technology Learning area, as well as making deliberate and planned connections to the three Technological strands. There were also some examples in different year levels, linking to the wider curriculum that might be useful as well.

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