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Real Journeys Curriculum

The vision of Futurekids South Africa is to bring 21st century technology skills to all our schools countrywide. Working directly with educators during quarterly curriculum training sessions, we assist teachers to use technology in lesson planning, learner assessment as well as integrating technology into the classroom curriculum. 
 
Real Journeys in Technology is a technology curriculum for grades R-8 that is ideal for computer labs.  The Real Journey curriculum is based on a scope and sequence of 850 learning objectives in ten key technology areas.
 
The Real Journeys curriculum is used by over 3 million students worldwide and has been translated in over 40 languages.  

Active Student Learning

Using projects that are linked with Language, Social studies, Math and Science content, Real Journeys in Technology promotes active student learning in the following technology areas: 
  • Operating Environments
  • Databases
  • Word-processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Graphics
  • Internet
  • Multimedia
  • Programming
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Applied Technology
 Real Journeys Futurekids curriculum is known for the following:  
  • The Futurekids curriculum is recognised worldwide as the best of its kind to teach computer skills in a sequential way to learners, building on this scope and sequence from a very young age.
  • The Futurekids curriculum is currently the only of its kind that is endorsed by the 21st Century Classroom.
  • The Futurekids curriculum is currently endorsed by Cambridge University.
  • The Futurekids curriculum is the only of its kind that is worldwide accepted by Christian, Muslim and Hindu countries and is currently showing the biggest growth in Asian countries – especially in China.
  • The Futurekids curriculum is the only of its kind which is endorsed by Intel and Microsoft.
  • Futurekids is in partnership with Microsoft Corp. Our relationship with Microsoft allows us to tightly align our products and services to the global leader in software solutions. Customers receive the truly integrated end-to-end solution.
  • The Futurekids curriculum is the only of its kind which is worldwide supported by Lenovo / IBM. 
The series consist of a Teachers’ Guide with weekly lesson plans as well as a Learner workbook which could be used for enrichment as well as remedial purposes. The focus of the learner workbook is to improve reading in our Primary schools.  Each grade’s full-year curriculum contains 35 interactive project-based and adventure-themed lessons.