Developing and presenting professional development for TAS teachers, specialising in Design and technology.
Welcome to Online HSC Design & Technology – Stage 6 Success
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Session 1 – Major Design Project
- Participants will gain insight on strategies to assist their students in choosing a successful Major Design Project. Each phase of the portfolio will be discussed as well as some tips and tricks for setting up your MDP for marking.
Session 2 – Innovation Case Study
- This session will break down the case study which asks students to critically analyse an innovation. Participants will be given strategies to use to assist students to conduct a detailed case study of an innovation.
- We will also spend some time looking at entrepreneurial activity.
Session 3 – Examination Tips and Tricks
- Participants will learn ways to specifically teach the verbs.
- Participants will learn how to use the syllabus not only in their planning but also in their lessons.
- Participants will discuss the topics of Ethical and Environmental Issues as well as Emerging Technologies and given strategies to teach these explicitly.
- Online tools for revision will also be discussed.
Session 4 – Scope and Sequence and Assessment Options
- Participants will discuss the best way to structure assessments in the HSC course.
- Participants will be given various samples to assist students with keeping up to date with their MDP and exam revision.
- Possible videos, apps and online tools will be discussed in this session.