Authentic Contexts for Learning
Christine Elder sees opportunities in her local community to share technology learning with her year eight students.
Noeline Stewart shares how her secondary students collaborated on a fundraising venture with a local primary school.
Students make community connections through their technology projects.
Noeline Stewart and Hasting Girls' High School students share about developing products for community projects.
Kay le Comte uses students' specific interests to design a senior girls' digital curriculum.
This video is a key example of student-centred learning.
Renee talks about celebrating secondary students' creativity and focusing on design.
Ritu Sehji empowers her senior food technology students by teaching about culinology and the work of Heston Blumenthal.
Abby Dingle discusses materials and tools that engage students in product design.
Year 13 students share about the contexts and issues they have chosen in their food technology programme.
With a focus on using seasonal produce and their families as stakeholders, students produced great recipes and food bags for a family dinner.
Students were set a brief to develop a faster, fresher, healthier takeaway based on an analysis of a traditional recipe.
Students, teachers, and the school community are interested and engaged in the projects and products in the technology programme, says Judi Delbridge.