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TECHNOLOGY

It is the aim of Te Puke Intermediate to develop a ‘Technology Culture’ within the school.
- To develop student skills in all aspects of Technology
- Parents to view Technology as a strong feature of the school,
- Foster in students a lifelong interest in Technology.

This can be achieved through:
- Strong specialist skill based teaching in Specialist rooms
- Providing role models
- Participation in class ICT, assembly performances, classroom work,
- Performance
- Sharing with parents at 3 way conferences
- Parents attending assemblies


ACHIEVEMENT AIMS
Students will participate in Technology at Te Puke Intermediate pursuing the aims as outlined in the curriculum document.

Students will:
- Contribute actively to Food, Workshop, Electronics, and Hydraulics
   and Information Communication Technology within Te Puke Intermediate.
- Learn how Technology operates in and contribute to societies and
  cultures within local and overseas contexts.
- Develop practical knowledge in technology exploring and using the
   elements, conventions, processes, techniques and technologies of
   each Technology discipline.
- Develop a lifelong interest in Technology with a view to career opportunity.

Year 7 Programme
The Technology Staff will primarily focus, teach and assess “skills” in their respective areas for year 7.

Year 8 Programme
The Technology staff will primarily focus, teach and assess the use of skills taught in Year 7, integrating the learning with the problem solving approach and with the Inquiry Unit run through the school.


AVENUES
Technology will be taught using four ‘avenues’ to achieve these aims:

Food
Health and Well Being: to be taught by the specialist Food Technology Teacher and integrated with Inquiry “Big Question” where possible.

Electronics / Hydraulics
To be taught by the specialist Workshop teacher and integrated with Inquiry “Big Question” where possible.

Workshop

To be taught by the specialist Workshop teacher and integrated with Inquiry “Big Question” where possible.
 
Graphics and Design
 To be taught by the specialist Information Communication Technology teacher the basics of Design, Colour and Shape using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Corel Draw

Information communication technology
To be taught by the specialist Information Communication Technology teacher and integrated with Inquiry “Big Question” where possible.
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