Dimensions: Investigating and designing, Producing and Analysing and evaluating.

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VELS curriculum information
Teachers notes on linking LOTE and DCT
Sample tasks and units of work with links to DCT

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VELS curriculum information

http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/dct/index.html
The VELS Design, Creativity and Technology domain learning focus

http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/support/progression/dct.html
The VELS Design, Creativity and Technology domain standards and progression points

http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/dct/index.html
provides support resources for the DCT domain.

Teachers notes on linking LOTE and DCT

Linking LOTE and Design Creativity Technology (doc 91kb)
Suggestions for teachers planning tasks and units of work which incorporate knowledge from the Design, Creativity and Technology domain.

http://www.data.org.uk/index.php
From the UK Design and Technology teachers' association, a discussion on the links between language and literacy and technology. These notes refer to English literacy, but the principles can be applied to LOTE study as well.

http://www.intad.asn.au/juniortech/technology.asp
From the Industrial Technology and Design Teachers' association, a discussion of what students can learn about technology and a simple summary of the steps in a design process.

Sample tasks and units of work with links to DCT

http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/downloads/sample_units/pullingstringsrevised.pdf (pdf 136kb)
A sample multi-domain unit for Level 3, produced by the VCAA, about puppet making. It can be adapted for LOTE study and for other levels.

http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/assessment/maps/maps_domain/design/level3.html
An example of a DCT assessment task at Level 3, with sample teaching materials and student responses. This information may be useful to indicate the kind of language students can be learning in connection with a 'making' task.

http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/assessment/maps/maps_domain/design/level4.html
An example of a DCT assessment task at Level 4, with sample teaching materials and student responses. This information may be useful to indicate the kind of language students can be learning in connection with a 'making' task.

http://www.bayswaterps.vic.edu.au/lote/puppen.htm
Some ideas about a series of activities centred on puppet making (with a German focus) from Bayswater PS.

http://www.datta.vic.edu.au/resources/chinese_new_year/unitsof.htm
From the Victorian technology teachers' association, ideas for a unit of work centred on making dragon masks and lanterns for Chinese New Year. Can be adapted to include LOTE activities.

http://www.primarydandt.org/resources/key-stage-2,587,NA.html
These are a set of units of work for Technology, based on UK curriculum for primary schools. They are ideal as models for cross-curricular learning opportunities, including LOTE study.





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