Takeaway’s from Unpacking Coding Conference

The conference kicked off with James Curran posing the very important question, What are the steps in making a vegemite sandwhich?

James Curran, Associate Professor at University of Sydney covered,

• Understanding Digital Technologies and how it fits within the
syllabus
• Breaking down the language and content descriptors
• Remapping Digital Technologies across the different stages

 

Meredith Ebbs, CSER Project Officer – NSW, University of Adelaide covered,

• Creating activities that can be conducted in the classroom
• Advice for new teachers on resources and activities: MOOCs
and social media
• Project ideas across different band levels

Here is what our Delegates had to say about their experience:

“Obviously passionate and experienced presenters who were very engaging.”- Neill Gibson, TAS Coordinator, St Pius X College

“I left the conference with content & resources to build capacity within my staff on new the new digital technologies outcomes. The presenters were ‘real’ and engaging. It’s always good to see how it’s done at other schools!” – Janet Weir, STEM Teacher and 0.2 Coordinator eLearning, St Michael’s Catholic Primary School