Presentation on theme: "Introduction Technology and technology developments have given to rise to many changes in society………. How? Access and process information The way we communicate."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction Technology and technology developments have given to rise to many changes in society………. How? Access and process information The way we communicate Day to day applications and solving problems MYP Technology to help you become skillful problem solvers Who can appreciate the role of technology and society in everyday life Who can respond critically and resourcefully to real-life changes
Aims of MYP Technology challenge all students by providing opportunities for different needs and learning styles encourage students to explore the role of technology in both historical and contemporary contexts contribute to raising students awareness of their responsibilities as world citizens when making decisions and taking action on technology issues.
What does MYP Technology look like? It has three branches Information Materials Systems
Information To access, evaluate and acknowledge information sources Information based products/ solutions use and / or communicate information to perform a task, to achieve a purpose which involves computer technology For example- Desktop publishing, multimedia products and web pages
Material Use of materials in making products/ solutions for a problem Natural or synthetic Students should be able to identify, combine, experiment with shape and handle different types of materials, and safely dispose of, or recycle, waste products. Students must select processing techniques that are appropriate to both the chosen material and the product created.
System It is a group of interdependent items that come together to perform a task. Examples Microchip-aircraft flight control system Ballpoint-alarm system Electrical circuits-sophisticated alarm systems Input-process-output
Fundamental Concepts Holistic learning Intercultural awareness Communication