Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies (ADST) Grades 4/5
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Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies (ADST) Grades 4/5Cynthia Duncalfe2017-11-22T13:06:08+00:00
Designs can be improved with prototyping and testing
Skills are developed through practice, effort, and action
The choice of technology and tools depends on the task
Students are expected to use the learning standards for Curricular Competencies from Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies 4-5 in combination with grade-level content from other areas of learning in cross-curricular activities to develop foundational mindsets and skills in design thinking and making.
Make changes and test again, repeating until satisfied with the product
Construct the final product, incorporating planned changes
Decide on how and with whom to share their product
Demonstrate their product and describe their process
Determine whether their product meets the objective and contributes to the individual, family, community, and/or environment
Reflect on their design thinking and processes, and their ability to work effectively both as individuals and collaboratively in a group, including their ability to share and maintain a co-operative workspace
There are 2 places where you will find relevant resources on our OverDrive digital library. One is in the ADST Collection …
… and the other is in the Creative Thinking/MakerEd Collection. From the main page, select “Teacher’s Lounge” from the Collections drop-down menu, then as below:
To find physical books and engaging hands-on kits, select “Advanced” search, then Series – Maker Ed, and submit, as per the image below.
CodeBC: There is a BC teachers’ site for coding resources: http://codebc.ca/ (Coding Resources Connected to BC’s Curriculum) This is free to everyone. First, you choose the grade level. Then comes the part you’ll especially like: on the right-hand side navigation, you can choose resources according to your own skills and knowledge in coding. Enjoy the resources!
Curio.ca – In this site, choosing Resources > Curricula > BC > Applied Design, Skills & Technologies produces: Applied Design, Skills & Technologies (K-12) Be sure to choose