With Digital Technology now apart of the Design Technology Curriculum, the Ministry of Education wants students to know about digital technologies and understand the decisions people make when they use them and create them. It’s important that students have opportunities to be innovative designers and creators of digital solutions – moving beyond solely being users and consumers of digital technologies. Students should have opportunities to critically assess the impact of existing and new technologies on society and the environment. (http://technology.tki.org.nz/Technology-in-the-NZC)
At Meadowbank School, teachers provide opportunities for children to practise and develop their computational thinking (CT) skills as well as design their digital solutions (DDDO). There are some great activities, on paper and online, which will consolidate your child’s learning at school. Please click the links below to find out more.