Assessment: Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies sample Data assessment tasks Years 7-8

This sample assessment task has been prepared to assist teachers with the implementation of the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies, with a particular focus on data. It shows how aspects of the Digital Technologies curriculum related to data can be assessed using contexts from other learning areas and subjects.

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Year band(s) 7-8
Content type Lesson ideas
Format Document
Core and overarching concepts Data representation, Data acquisition, Data interpretation
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Explain how and why digital systems represent integers in binary


Acquire, store and validate data from a range of sources using software, including spreadsheets and databases


Analyse and visualise data using a range of software, including spreadsheets and databases, to draw conclusions and make predictions by identifying trends


Select and use a range of digital tools efficiently, including unfamiliar features, to create, locate and communicate content, consistently applying common conventions


Select and use a range of digital tools efficiently and responsibly to share content online, and plan and manage individual and collaborative agile projects


Evaluate existing and student solutions against the design criteria, user stories and possible future impact

Keywords Assessment task, DTiF ACARA, Liveability, Data, Investigating and defining, Evaluating, Rubric, Assessment planner

Australian Government Department of Education and Training


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