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A teacher at a South Otago junior Technology centre reviews and improves her year 7 programme to focus more deliberately on technological products and brief development. Read more
Gill Mandley at Riccarton High School rewrote her year 10 food technology programme to put greater emphasis on experimentation as a means of growing understanding of technological products and the characteristics of technological outcomes. Read more
Dorothy Hutton of Columba College used tie-dyeing to teach the functional modelling aspect of technological modelling to her year 6 students. Read more
Top graphics scholar for 2012, Nicole Austin, designed an innovative “twist and toast” portable toaster that could solve the “I don’t have time for breakfast” problem for commuters. Read more
Jack Barker of Lynfield College first became interested in VEX robotics in year 9. In 2013, his team took out two titles at the world championship. Read more
Otumoetai College’s rise from rookies in the New Zealand VEX Robotics Nationals in 2010 to world champions (high school division) in 2013 is a story of students captivated by robotics. Read more
This case study describes how Tairawhiti secondary schools and Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) have partnered to form a trades academy that introduces students to a wider range of vocational pathways. Read more
During a “3-Day Episode” (suspended timetable), students made and sold bouquets as a fundraiser for Totara Hospice. This episode was used this as an opportunity to grow the students’ understanding of the Technology curriculum. Read more
This case study features the first of three units in a year 3–4 programme focused on enhancing student understandings of technological systems. Read more
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