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Bertram Primary School
Building Brighter Minds, Living Brighter Futures

Digital Technologies

The West Australian Curriculum: Technologies learning area comprises two subjects:

  • Design and Technologies
  • Digital Technologies

In Digital Technologies students are provided with practical opportunities to use design thinking and to be innovative developers of digital solutions and knowledge. Digital Technologies is a subject that has a specific curriculum and includes the practical application of the ICT general capability.

http://k10outline.scsa.wa.edu.au/home/p-10-curriculum/curriculum-browser/technologies/digital-technologies2

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At Bertram PS, we place high value on preparing students for life in the 21st Century.

Our specialist Digital Technologies program provides stimulating and relevant projects for learners, engaging with current appropriate technologies including iPads, robotics kits and beginner computer programming. In lower primary, learning focuses on expanding on foundational skills in computational thinking as students engage in personal experiences using digital systems. By Years 5 and 6, they experience opportunities to create a range of solutions, such as games, interactive stories and animations.

Our teachers are up to date with the latest professional development to ensure that learning programs include current technology trends and that students develop into capable and responsible digital citizens.