In the new Victorian Curriculum, we are going to exploring how digital technologies work and the science behind them.
Rather than just using my beautiful new MacBook Pro. I might start thinking about how the information gets to my MacBook or how MacBooks are actually made.
Previous curriculum focuses have included:
- Digital Literacies – being able to use technology effectively and safel
- Information Literacy – a process for acquiring, sharing, presenting and evaluating new knowledge.
Digitech is concerned with:
- how digital technologies work
- how they are created
- the thinking required to create digital technologies.
Computational thinking is the way of thinking needed to solve problems and create solutions with digital technologies.