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Introduction

The ability to design and make, acquire skills as needed, and apply technologies is important in the world today and a key aspect of educating citizens for the future.

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Goals and Rationale

The Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies curriculum builds on students’ natural curiosity, inventiveness, and desire to create and work in practical ways.

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What's New

As part of the current work of transforming the BC provincial curriculum, the intention is to bring applied learning to all curricula.

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Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies

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Business Education
Entrepreneurship and Marketing
Marketing and Promotion
Accounting
E-Commerce
Financial Accounting
Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts
Home Economics
Food Studies
Families and Society
Textiles
Interpersonal and Family Relationships
Child Development and Caregiving
Housing and Living Environments
Information and Communications Technology
Web Development
Computer Studies
Digital Communications
Computer Information Systems
Computer Programming
Digital Media Development
Media Design
Media Design
Tourism
Tourism
Technology Education
Drafting
Electronics and Robotics
Metalwork
Power Technology
Woodwork
Electronics
Robotics
Automotive Technology
Coding for Manufacturing
Mechatronics
Art Metal and Jewellery
Machining and Welding
Engine and Drivetrain
Furniture and Cabinetry

 

Featured Instructional Sample

Sleep Design Challenge

In this design challenge, student teams are asked to create an advertising campaign that will appeal to teens and convey strategies for getting a minimum of 8 hours of sleep per night. Teachers provide opportunities for students to conduct research and explore issues related to sleep deprivation in a digital world.
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