Technology Online Newsletter, Volume 27, 13 March 2018
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Kia ora and welcome to the twenty-seventh edition of the Technology Online newsletter. In these newsletters we keep you up-to-date with Technology Online and pass on other information that you may find useful as a member of the technology education community.

What’s new on Technology Online?

New and revised resources are being loaded every week. Here are some of our recent favourites.

Digital technologies snapshots for levels 6–8 

In each snapshot, you can read a brief description of the learning task and insights into what the student knows and can do as they work on the task. 
Computational thinking: Progress outcomes, exemplars, and snapshots
Snapshots that illustrate the CT progress outcomes 6, 7, and 8 are now available online.
Designing and developing digital outcomes: Progress outcomes, exemplars, and snapshots
Snapshots that illustrate the DDDO progress outcomes 4, 5, and 6 are now available online.

Teaching snapshots

A recipe book: Linking technology and literacy
Read about how years 7–8 students developed a book of family recipes to print and sell – combining technology and literacy, and connecting with their school community. 

Technology Online webinar recording

A process for self review
In this webinar recording, a teacher and facilitator discuss their internal self evaluation process – why it was important and what made a difference.

Have you seen ...? 

Technology in the news

End of life disposal of technological products and systems creates a huge challenge for our planet. Recent new items on this theme are: 

What's on?

Introducing the learning progressions for digital technologies Come along and hear Catherine Johnson (Lead facilitator) discuss the new learning progressions for digital technologies.
NCEA level 1 digital technologies standards Come along and hear Julie McMahon (HOD Technology, St Hilda's Collegiate School) and John Creighton (HOF Technology, Burnside High School) discuss these revised assessment tools and how they can be utilised in programmes of learning.  

DTTA Workshop 18

This workshop is to explore and make sense of the new level one digital technologies achievement standards.
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