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The Framework: Elements and aspects

 

ELEMENT 1

ELEMENT 2

ELEMENT 3

ELEMENT 4

Philosophy of Technology

What is Technology?

Rationale for Technology Education

Why teach Technology Education?

Technology in New Zealand

What is the place of Technology in the NZC?

Teaching Technology

How do we teach Technology in classrooms?

Aspects

Understanding Technology

Views of Technology

Manifestation of Technology

Aspects

Drivers behind technology education

Technological knowledge

Promote opportunity for doing/making (homofaber)

Aspects

Technology as an essential learning area

 

  • Key competencies
  • Principles
  • Values
  • Learning areas
  • Achievement Objectives

Understanding Technology

 
 

Policy and Practice

 
 

  • History of Technology Education in NZ curricula

Aspects

Planning

 

  • Lesson/unit/programme
  • Programme of learning (progressions)
  • Teaching strategies
  • Contexts/Authenticity
  • Awareness of accessing/managing Resources

Assessment

 

  • Formative
  • Summative
  • For progression (indicators for progression)
  • Qualifications
  • NZQF/standards
  • Technology matrix

Teaching Practice

 

  • Recognition of the need to possess a range of context specific knowledge and skills
  • Model a technology experience
  • Recognition of the importance of safe practices in technology

Intended Outcome

Student teachers will:

 

  • develop a robust personal construct of technology

Intended Outcome

 Student teachers will:

 

  • develop an understanding of why technology education should be taught

Intended Outcome

 Student teachers will:

 

  • develop an understanding of the aim and intention of technology in The New Zealand Curriculum

Intended Outcome

 Student teachers will:

 

  • be prepared to teach technology

Overall Intended Outcome: to prepare students to deliver technology education

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