Teaching with the Science and Technology K-6 syllabus (eLearning course)

How to implement the Science and Technology K-6 Syllabus. Engage with the syllabus and consider implications to support effective learning and teaching.

Description

'Teaching with the Science and Technology K-6 syllabus' (eLearning course) is designed to support you with implementation of the Science and Technology K-6 Syllabus. It is specifically designed to help you engage with the Science and Technology K-6 Syllabus and consider implications to support effective learning and teaching.

Online, self-paced learning

This eLearning course can be completed independently, however, participants are encouraged to work with a buddy to engage in collegial discussion. It is also possible to work through this course in groups or teams.

Learning objectives

In this eLearning course you will:

  • investigate time allocations for teaching science and technology
  • understand the rationale and intent of the Science and Technology K-6 Syllabus
  • understand the structure of the syllabus and the organisation of content
  • identify similarities and differences between the current and previous syllabuses
  • explore ‘working scientifically’ and ‘design and production’
  • understand how inquiry underpins the learning and teaching of science and technology.

Deliverable

A deliverable consisting of five tasks is required to complete this eLearning course. Evidence of your learning for each of the five tasks is to be recorded in your participant journal. The participant journal can be downloaded.

The five tasks of the deliverable include:

  1. Time allocation for science and technology
  2. Syllabus rationale
  3. Skills continuum
  4. Inquiry-based learning – two parts
  5. Implications for learning and teaching.

Your participant journal needs to be completed and submitted to your principal or supervisor for verification on completion of this eLearning course. If working as a group or team, each participant is still required to complete their own participant journal which must be submitted for principal or supervisor verification.

Roles

  • Primary School



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