Create a board game with Ozbot

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This activity strengthens students’ understanding of computer programming and robotics. It combines computer programming and robotics to create and engaging and innovative solutions to simple digital problems, using multimodal texts.

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Design and Technologies Processes and Production Skills: Define simple problems and describe and follow a sequence of steps (algorithms) needed to solve them (ACTDIP010)

Design and Technologies Processes and Production Skills: Implement simple digital solutions as visual programs with algorithms involving branching (decisions) and user input (ACTDIP011)

Design and Technologies Processes and Production Skills: Explain how student solutions and existing information systems meet common personal, school or community needs (ACTDIP012)

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Design and App

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‘Design an App’ allows students to work independently to design an app through the use of an online program called Weebly.

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Design and Technologies Processes and Production Skills: Design a user interface for a digital system (ACTDIP018)

Design and Technologies Processes and Production Skills: Design, modify and follow simple algorithms involving sequences of steps, branching, and iteration (repetition) (ACTDIP019)

Coding: Hour of Code

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Hour of code is program that teaches students how to code in a creative and fun learning environment. The program ensures students will learn how to describe and follow a sequence of steps and be able to follow simple algorithms

Strands and content descriptors that match this resource.

Digital Technologies Processes and Production Skills: Define simple problems, and describe and follow a sequence of steps and decisions (algorithms) needed to solve them (ACTDIP010)

Digital Technologies Processes and Production Skills: Implement simple digital solutions as visual programs with algorithms involving branching (decisions) and user input (ACTDIP011)

 

Cyber Safety

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Online Cyber Smart Kids Quiz allows teachers to inform students about online safety and protocols.

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Design and Technologies Processes and Production Skills: Explore how people safely use common information systems to meet information, communication and recreation needs (ACTDIP005)

 

Create a story- Imaginative texts

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Creating a Story

Students will use digital systems to explore imaginative texts and how the images used in the book help enhance the story. Students will create their own imaginative text.

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Digital Technologies Knowledge and Understanding: Recognise and explore digital systems (hardware and software components) for a purpose (ACTDIK001)

Position and movement with Bee Bots

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Buzzing with Bee-Bots

Bee-Bots is a useful tool in engaging prep-student in following and describing a series of steps to program a floor robot. This is an interactive way for students to program a robot to follow a path and write a sequence of steps (algorithm)

Strands and content descriptors that match this resource.

Digital Technologies Knowledge and Understanding: Recognise and explore digital systems (hardware and software components) for a purpose (ACTDIK001)

Digital Technologies Process and Production Skills: Follow, describe and represent a sequence of steps and decisions (algorithms) needed to solve simple problems (ACTDIP004)