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Aims and Objective

This online PD course for Primary teachers prepares teachers to plan, teach and assess technology integration in the science classroom. You will learn the expertise you need in order to successfully integrate technology in meaningful science learning activities by exploring strategies for assessing and teaching science with ICT. By gaining an understanding of the ICT potential in science education, you will be able to design lessons and lesson sequences that progress children's scientific thinking and technological understanding. Science and technological concepts related to the Australian Curriculum will be explored, along with theoretical and practical ICT pedagogical approaches that will develop the general capability ICT.

Teacher Takeaways

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how ICT can enhance science learning.

  • Apply evidence-based strategies to integrate technology in the classroom.

  • Embed formative assessment strategies that will enable you to effectively plan for science learning progression and student ICT capability.

  • Develop well-structured learning activities in the context of science and ICT capability.

  • Analyse the situation to plan for effective teaching of science with technology.

  • Build on your own ICT competency and confidence.

  • Learn from real-world, authentic technology integration experiences.

  • Examine opportunities for cross-curricular use of ICT.

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Nationally Accredited PD for Early Childhood Educators

11 hours of CPD

11 hours of TQI PD addressing 2.6.2, 3.4.2, 3.2.2 4.5.2, and 5.1.2 of Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation.

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome to the course!

    2. How to get the most from the course

    3. Before we begin...

    4. The Importance of Technology in Science Education

    5. Technology Integration vs ICT Capability: What is the difference?

    6. ICT and Improving Children's Scientific Skills, Concepts and Attitudes

    7. How to progress throughout the course?

    8. Course Ebook download

    1. Determining your TPACK needs

    2. TPACK in Science download

    1. Planning the incorporation of technology in the science lesson

    2. Technology Integration in the Curriculum

    3. Analysing the situation

    4. Technology Integration Lesson plan template

    5. Planning for Learning Progression

    1. Selecting and Evaluating technology in the classroom

    2. ICT tools for Teaching Science

    3. Teacher Knowledge of ICT tools

    4. The Place of Technology in the Curriculum

    1. ICT as a Tool

    2. Following the lines of Scientific Inquiry with ICT

    3. Case Study

    4. ICT as a means of Communication

    5. Case Study

    1. Planning for Technology Integration

About this course

  • $360.00
  • 43 lessons
  • 2 hours of video content

Course comes with free eBook

Value: $40

Receive this free course eBook to download and take back with you to your learning environment today.

Teacher Identified Online PD

Linked to Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Completing this course will contribute to 10 hours of PD addressing 2.4.2, 3.6.2 and 5.1.2 of APST towards maintaining Proficient teacher accreditation.
How to integrate technology in the science classroom

Course Qualities

  • Self-Paced

    This course is self-paced and you can do it anytime and anywhere. Learn and apply it in your own teaching and learning environment.

  • Curriculum Aligned

    This course uses examples from the Australian Curriculum Science learning area.

  • Classroom ready

    This course is designed to be implemented within your own teaching and learning environment. It encourages the application of theories and strategies learned.

Meet your Instructor

Director/Course Facilitator Michael Hilkemeijer

As a teacher for over 15 years, Michael has taught and learned about the effective integration of technology in education through his teaching practices and studies. He has a Masters in Education (ICTE) that focuses on effective instructional design and for over the past 10 years he has studied literature and case studies on the art of successful technology integration in education - the development of ICT capability. Through this process, he has written many articles, both online and in national magazines on the best practices for teachers in early childhood and primary education to develop ICT capability. One of which is the continual support of teachers in their professional learning.

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