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I am a computing teacher, working in one of Australia’s leading schools. I have industry experience and more than 15 years of teaching experience teaching IB and HSC. I am involved in introducing STEAM projects in schools. Over the last decade my students have participated in many technology competitions at both State and National levels in Australia, and have achieved numerous 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes. Over the last few years, my students achieve perfect scores in computing competitions.

I am a computing teacher, working in one of Australia’s leading schools. I have industry experience and more than 15 years of teaching experience teaching IB and HSC. I am involved in introducing STEAM projects in schools. Over the last decade my students have participated in many technology competitions at both State and National levels in Australia, and have achieved numerous 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes. Over the last few years, my students achieve perfect scores in computing competitions.
Web Page Creation: Using Weebly (Free software.  8 - 10 lessons )
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Web Page Creation: Using Weebly (Free software. 8 - 10 lessons )

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This teacher resource introduces how to create Web pages using Weebly (free software). The PPT includes links to video clips & task description for students to create a website. This unit of work allows differentiation in class room by allowing students to create website according to their ability.
Cloud Computing
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Cloud Computing

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This resource introduces cloud computing using a video clip. Then students use the worksheet which has questions on different types of cloud, advantages & disadvantages of cloud computing as well as different style of could computing. It also has a model for students to analysis and build their own new model for cloud computing.
Project Management
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Project Management

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This PowerPoint presentation with animation is designed to introduce the topic 'Project Management'. The content is neatly laid out with clear and detailed explanations of the topic, including key points. At the end of the presentation a class task is included for the topic, to deepen student understanding. It is designed to be used for one lesson. The presentation can be modified to suit individual teacher needs.
Introduction to Artificial intelligence
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Introduction to Artificial intelligence

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This teacher resource helps the teacher to introduce ‘Artificial Intelligence’ to the class. The PPT introduces the topic using links to two video clips as well as class activity description for the unit of work. The PPT explains, what is Artificial intelligence? The difference between Human Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence? etc. It also includes real-life example of Artificial intelligence being used, using Video clips.
Past and Future Technology
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Past and Future Technology

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This presentation is about ‘Past and Future technology’. It includes examples of past and present technology for students to relate to real world examples as well as video clip link. This lesson was designed, keeping in mind the thinking routines and student engagement. At the end of the presentation there is class task for students to show their understanding. The presentation can be used for a full lesson and also can be modified to suit individual teacher needs.
Methods of Evaluation
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Methods of Evaluation

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This PowerPoint presentation with animation is designed to introduce the topic 'Methods of Evaluation'. The content is neatly laid out with clear and detailed explanations of the topic, including key points. At the end of the presentation a class task is included for the topic, to deepen student understanding. It is designed to be used for one lesson. The presentation can be modified to suit individual teacher needs.
Information Technology & Medical Field
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Information Technology & Medical Field

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This presentation is about how robots are invading the medical field. It includes examples, video clips as well as an interactive task for the students to get involved in virtual medical surgery. This lesson was designed, keeping in mind the thinking routines and student engagement. The presentation should take one lesson to present and it can be modified to suit individual teacher needs.
Introduction to Movie Making (6 - 8 Lessons)
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Introduction to Movie Making (6 - 8 Lessons)

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This teacher resource helps the teacher to introduce ‘Movie Making’ to the class. The PPT gives step by step guide to creating an animated movie (like finding Nemo). It shows how to use a Google image as a background and how to make a Nemo move across the scene. After flowing these step by step guide, students will have the knowledge to create their own movie in class using Adobe Flash.
Introduction to Robotics
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Introduction to Robotics

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This teacher resource helps the teacher to introduce ‘Robotics’ to the class. The animated PPT introduces the topic using links to four video clips as well as class activity to use at the end of the lesson for the unit of work. The PPT explains, what is a Robot, gives a brief history of Robots as well as how it is being used in real life today. After this introduction lesson, the teacher can choose to use any educational robot for students to create and program their own robot in class. This can vary from couple of weeks of activity to 10 weeks of activity. I use NXT Mindstorms for 10 weeks activity including preparation for the Robocup competition. My students have participated in State and National levels and have won the competitions. For more help visit: Sphero Robots: http://www.sphero.com (Primary) NXT Mindstorms: https://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms (Secondary) Robocup Competition: https://research.csiro.au/robotics/csiro-robocup-junior-competition/
SDD – Year 11 - Hardware and Software (4 Weeks work - Prelim course)
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SDD – Year 11 - Hardware and Software (4 Weeks work - Prelim course)

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This teacher resource covers 4 weeks of work in the SDD Prelim course. It includes 7 PPT presentations, 2 video clips, class/home work task and a work sheet. The resource has been created in relation to the NSW Software Design and Development syllabus, covering all syllabus dot points for each section. I am a computing teacher, working in a leading school in NSW. I have industry experience as well as more than 15 years of experience teaching SDD in NSW schools, with most of my students achieving Band 6 in their HSC.
SDD - Year11 - Defining and understanding the problem, and planning and designing software solutions
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SDD - Year11 - Defining and understanding the problem, and planning and designing software solutions

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SDD - Year11 - Defining and understanding the problem, and planning and designing software solutions (6 Weeks work - Prelim course). Includes - 12 PPT presentations with student handout, video clip links & class tasks/home works This teacher resource has been created in relation to the latest NSW Software Design and Development syllabus, covering all syllabus dot points for each section. I am a computing teacher, working in one of the leading schools in NSW. I have industry experience as well as more than 15 years of experience teaching SDD in NSW schools, with most of my students achieving Band 6 in their HSC.
Communication_Techniques
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Communication_Techniques

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This PowerPoint presentation with animation is designed to introduce the topic 'Communication_Techniques' . The content is neatly laid out with clear and detailed explanations of the topic, including key points. At the end of the presentation a class task is included for the topic, to deepen student understanding. It is designed to be used for one lesson. The presentation can be modified to suit individual teacher needs.
Designing Possible Solutions
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Designing Possible Solutions

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This PowerPoint presentation with animation is designed to introduce the topic 'Designing Possible Solutions' . The content is neatly laid out with clear and detailed explanations of the topic, including key points. At the end of the presentation a class task is included for the topic, to deepen student understanding. It is designed to be used for one lesson. The presentation can be modified to suit individual teacher needs.
Defining and Analysing
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Defining and Analysing

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This PowerPoint presentation with animation is designed to introduce the topic 'Defining and Analysing'. The content is neatly laid out with clear and detailed explanations of the topic, including key points. At the end of the presentation a class task is included for the topic, to deepen student understanding. It is designed to be used for one lesson. The presentation can be modified to suit individual teacher needs.
3D Printing
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3D Printing

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This PowerPoint presentation with animation, is designed to introduce the topic ‘3D Printing’. The content is neatly laid out with clear and detailed explanations of the topic, including video clip links to the YouTube. Lesson 1 gives students an understanding of what is 3D printing, different types of 3D Printing as well as what is 4D Printing (;-). It is based on thinking routine 'See, think, wonder' as well as it includes real world examples. At the end of the presentation a class task is included for the topic, to deepen student understanding. The second lesson is to inspire students to create their own 3D printed object that will solve a world problem and you will be remembered for in the future. The presentation can be modified to suit individual teacher needs.
Augmented Reality - AR
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Augmented Reality - AR

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This presentation on Augmented reality also includes QR codes. It shows how the students can experience the AR in class (without any AR equipment, just with a laptop and a printed page). This lesson was designed, keeping in mind the thinking routines and student engagement. The presentation can be modified to suit individual teacher needs.
Robotics Assessment Task
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Robotics Assessment Task

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This is a Robotics Assessment task sheet is for creating a Robotics Bumper car. It also includes marking rubric and check point for the task.
Introduction to Game Making (No programming experience necessary)
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Introduction to Game Making (No programming experience necessary)

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This teacher resource helps the teacher to introduce ‘Game Making’ to the class (1 lesson), then students can work on creating their own 2D or 3D game for 3 - 4 weeks. The animated PPT introduces the topic using two video clips (including ABC news clip on Why game making) as well as class activity description for the unit of work. The PPT explains, Ethics in Game making, what software to use for 2D games and what software to use for 3D games. It also has a link to educational games for students to get ideas, to create their own game.
SDD - Year11 - Software development approaches (3 Weeks work - Prelim course)
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SDD - Year11 - Software development approaches (3 Weeks work - Prelim course)

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Includes - 5 PPT presentations with video clip links & class tasks/home works. This teacher resource has been created in relation to the latest NSW Software Design and Development syllabus, covering all syllabus dot points for each section. I am a computing teacher, working in one of the leading schools in NSW. I have industry experience as well as more than 15 years of experience teaching SDD in NSW schools, with most of my students achieving Band 6 in their HSC.
Collaboration and Group work
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Collaboration and Group work

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This PowerPoint presentation with animation is designed to introduce the topic 'Collaboration and Group work' . The content is neatly laid out with clear and detailed explanations of the topic, including key points. At the end of the presentation a class task is included for the topic, to deepen student understanding. It is designed to be used for one lesson. The presentation can be modified to suit individual teacher needs.