Teaching Design And Technology At Key Stages 1 And 2

Author: Gill Hope
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473914159
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Teaching Design And Technology At Key Stages 1 And 2 from the Author: Gill Hope. Ofsted continues to identify weaknesses in this subject, while many primary, non-specialist trainees lack confidence in the area. Linked to the new (2007) Standards for QTS and the DATA Tier 1 competencies, this book is for trainees who have had less than 20 hours training in design and technology but are required to teach the subject during school placements and once qualified. This clear, jargon-free text explains the key concepts and curriculum requirements, without assuming prior expertise or advanced levels of understanding, making this book a sound basic introduction.

Teaching Design And Technology 3 11

Author: Gill Hope
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780826468772
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Teaching Design And Technology 3 11 from the Author: Gill Hope. Whether you are beginning a teacher-training course or embarking on a career in teaching, this introductory textbook provides comprehensive information on how to meet the standards for effective teaching in early years and primary settings.

The Impact Of Ict On Teaching In Design And Technology At Key Stage Two

Author: Graham Morley
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The Impact Of Ict On Teaching In Design And Technology At Key Stage Two from the Author: Graham Morley. This thesis investigates the impact of computers and interactive whiteboards on the teaching of Design and Technology in Key Stage 2. Their use within education is having an influence upon the curriculum. Various investigations into the impact of Information and Communication Technology have been undertaken but these have principally involved CAD and CAM work within Key Stages 3 and 4 Design and Technology. Very few studies have looked at Design and Technology in the earlier key stages or the impact upon teaching and pupils at Key Stages 1 and 2. The literature review focuses on four key areas surrounding the research investigation: Computer Aided Learning; Cognition regarding the relationship of problem solving and higher level thinking; Pedagogy and its relationship to the use of computers in the teaching of Design and Technology and a review of the Design and Technology guidelines and the related issues regarding their implementation. The research is based upon both qualitative and quantitative methodologies employing multiple sources of data collection. Quantitative data was collected through a survey of all primary schools in two Yorkshire Local Authorities. The qualitative data produced the basis for in-depth individual semi-structured interviews with a sample of Design and Technology Co-ordinators. The semi-structured interviews then formed the foundation for a focus group interview of Local Authority officers. Use has been made of an evidence trail which examines other sources of evidence such as conference papers, HMI, QCA, Ofsted and DfES reports. The main findings indicate that the core subjects of the National Curriculum are taking the vast majority of teaching time. A broad and balanced curriculum is therefore no longer being maintained in the schools studied. The evidence revealed that teachers were becoming familiar with the use of computers in the classroom. They understood the skills involved in using computers but were still uncertain as to the most suitable pedagogy. The majority of teachers who responded to the questionnaire and the semi-structured interviews, the Local Authority officers and some government departments regard the New Opportunities Funded (NOF) training as being a disappointment due to its over-ambitious aims and lack of pedagogical content. The introduction of interactive whiteboards (IWB) was initially viewed by teachers as another element of ICT to teach. However these have now been well received. Those teachers involved in the study are finding it difficult to find time to either keep pace with or develop their ICT skills. This is reflected in teachers? limited use of computer programs. This is in direct conflict with the findings of Ofsted, which found that teachers were now using a broader range of programs. Please note that the term Local Education Authority no longer exists as a statutory body. Throughout this thesis the term Local Authority is used instead.

Safety Across The Curriculum

Author: Carole Raymond
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135699607
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Safety Across The Curriculum from the Author: Carole Raymond. Litigation and alleged cases of educational malpractice are on the rise. Headteachers and governors are more aware of legal requirements, but this new book addresses the needs of teachers. The book introduces a framework for safe practice, then the 'high risk' subjects of Science, ICT, Design and Technology, and PE and outdoor activities in separate chapters. The implications for classroom practice of recent legal developments are examined, and three more chapters look at what can be expected in the process of litigation. Sound advice for those wishing to make schools safer, and useful guidance for those having to deal with the aftermath of a safety problem.

Issues In Design And Technology Teaching

Author: Bob Barnes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134605323
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Issues In Design And Technology Teaching from the Author: Bob Barnes. Issues in Design and Technology Teaching identifies and examines the important concerns in this subject, seeking to challenge preconceptions and stimulate debate about this relative newcomer to the National Curriculum. Key areas addressed are: Issues of Definition: getting to the roots of the concept of design and its educational value Issues in the Classroom: the role and implementation of new technologies, and issues involved in planning and assessment Issues in the School Context: gender as a concern in Design and Technology, with an examination of boys' performance in this area Issues Beyond the School: ethics, values and attitudes in Design and Technology, and a discussion of the benefits of partnerships with industry. Issues in Design and Technology Teaching provides support for student teachers and NQTs in primary and secondary schools, helping them to reach informed judgements about the subject they are teaching.

Developing A Leadership Role Within The Key Stage 2 Curriculum

Author: Mike Harrison
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135718431
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Developing A Leadership Role Within The Key Stage 2 Curriculum from the Author: Mike Harrison. Since 1989 initial teacher training courses in England and Wales have included teacher preparation for taking a lead in a school subject area in their first appointment. There is no longer a place for a teacher newly qualified or not in primary schools whose sole responsibility is for his or her own class. A teacher must have specific specialist knowledge and expertise in particular subjects which must be shared with all staff.; This text contains the latest curriculum and assessment changes. It aims to help students and newly qualified teachers to understand the complexities of being a co-ordinator of a National Curriculum subject in Key Stage 2 and reports on best practice.

Progression In Primary Design And Technology

Author: Christine Bold
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134109229
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Progression In Primary Design And Technology from the Author: Christine Bold. First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

100 Ideas For Teaching Design And Technology

Author: David Spendlove
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441107150
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100 Ideas For Teaching Design And Technology from the Author: David Spendlove. Useful and resourceful - this book is ideal for trainees, NQTs and experienced teachers alike. *100 inspirational ideas on teaching, learning and assessing design and technology *Each one has been successfully tried and tested *Ideas range from understanding the place design and technology has in the modern school to creative teaching strategies.

Coordinating Design And Technology Across The Primary School

Author: Alan Cross
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135713049
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Coordinating Design And Technology Across The Primary School from the Author: Alan Cross. Specifically designed for busy teachers who have responsibility for co- ordinating a subject area within their primary school. Each volume in the series conforms to a concise style, while providing a wealth of tips, case studies and photocopiable material that teachers can use immediately.; There are special volumes dedicated to dealing with OFSTED, creating whole school policy and the demands of co-ordinating several subjects within a small school.; The entire set of 16 volumes is available.