Applied Design Skills & Technology

The Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies curriculum builds on students’ natural curiosity, inventiveness, and desire to create and work in practical ways. It harnesses the power of learning by doing, and provides the challenging fun that inspires students to dig deeper, work with big ideas, and adapt to a changing world. It provides learning opportunities through which students can discover their interests in practical and purposeful ways.

Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies curriculum includes skills and concepts from the disciplines of Business Education, Home Economics and Culinary Arts, Information and Communications Technology, and Technology Education, as well as rich opportunities for cross-curricular work and space for new and emerging areas.

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Useful Links for Teachers

Design Thinking Bootleg

How Makers make the classroom more inclusive

Video: ADST at South Nelson Grade 1

Video: ADST at JVH Secondary 

Government ADST Curriculum

Cardboard Institute