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.

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.

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.

Thinking Through Primary Practice

Author: Jill Bourne
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136149805
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Thinking Through Primary Practice from the Author: Jill Bourne. Offers a range of research into how primary classrooms actually work looking at the development of specific curriculum areas and how they can be taught and assessed across the ability range.

Teaching Across The Early Years 3 7

Author: Hilary Cooper
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134576633
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Teaching Across The Early Years 3 7 from the Author: Hilary Cooper. This practical and accessible book explores ways of developing continuity and coherence in children's learning from three to seven years old. It is based around three case studies in which tutors on Initial Teacher Training courses worked with early years practitioners in three different pre-school settings, each linked to a primary school. The book describes how they successfully managed to plan and teach integrated themes across the age-range in the context of the requirements of the Foundation Stage and the National Curriculum. Each case study has a different focus: * science, design and technology *' the arts' - including an ICT strand * 'the humanities' - including a physical education strand English and mathematics dimensions run through each theme.The book is alive with discussion of children's art, language, drama and music, captured as field notes, writing, drawing, and as video tape. Each chapter concludes with suggestions of ways in which readers can develop the ideas in their own contexts. This book will be invaluable reading for students on Early Years courses, Early Years practitioners, and tutors and mentors in early childhood education.

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.

Nuffield Design And Technology

Author: Barlex
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780582212657
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Nuffield Design And Technology from the Author: Barlex. Designed for the National Curriculum, this is part of the Nuffield Design and Technology Project, which aims to make design and technology manageable and enjoyable for the teacher and stimulating for the pupil. It meets the needs of individual pupils without stretching the school's resources.

Exploring Primary Design And Technology

Author: Rob Johnsey
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780304336180
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Exploring Primary Design And Technology from the Author: Rob Johnsey. Beginning by defining what exactly the subject of design and technology should involve at primary level, this text proceeds to describe the elements of the subject and how it should be taught. It outlines many easily-understood uses of design in the modern world and shows how children can be encouraged to make useful day-to-day objects in the classroom. The book is a basic introduction to what the subject involves and how best to teach it.

Careers In Teaching

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Publisher: Crimson Publishing
ISBN: 9780856606656
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Careers In Teaching from the Author: . This series answers the most frequently asked questions on a wide range of careers. This book focuses on teaching and gives full information on qualifications, training, pay and career prospects.

Teaching The Primary Curriculum

Author: Johnston, Jane
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335207723
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Teaching The Primary Curriculum from the Author: Johnston, Jane. * What is good teaching and learning in the primary school? * How can teachers manage the whole curriculum and still educate the whole child and raise standards? * How can teachers be in critical dialogue with each other and with the curriculum in their search for improvement? * What is the role of the teacher in the new primary curriculum? This wide ranging book seeks to address these questions and to provide a comprehensive overview of the whole primary curriculum. It aims to develop teaching throughout primary education and to support teachers in the effective delivery of the curriculum. There is a particular focus on recent changes in primary education. The contributors consider how teaching methodologies need to adapt to these changes to meet the needs of children and raise standards in school. Throughout the book, emphasis is placed on effective teaching and learning methodologies, the importance of quality interaction in the classroom, the role of the teacher in teaching and learning and the experience of the child. Exemplars of good teaching are provided in each chapter, as well as thought provoking ideas for good practice.