Learning to Teach Design and Technology in the Secondary School

Author: Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135868192
Release Date: 2013-01-11
Genre: Education

Design and technology is a subject that interests and excites most young people. It requires them to work both practically and theoretically, to investigate and research, design, plan, make and evaluate. It encourages creativity, decision-making and problem-solving as pupils get to grips with real needs and real products. Design and technology covers work with electronics, food, materials such as wood, metal, plastics and textiles, and requires the development of graphical skills, practical skills and theoretical knowledge and understanding. Learning to Teach Design and Technology in the Secondary School, second edition, aims to help student-teachers develop their subject knowledge and professional knowledge and skills. It looks at the theory underpinning important issues and links this to practice in the classroom. Fully updated to take account of changes in the curriculum, there are new chapters on: teaching graphics, 14-19 vocational qualifications and cross-curricular links to literacy, numeracy, citizenship and sustainability. There are also chapters on: design and technology in the school curriculum developing areas of subject knowledge the importance of health and safety the use of ICT in the teaching of design and technology planning lessons managing the classroom assessment issues the integration of citizenship and sustainability into design and technology your own professional development. Bringing together insights from current educational theory and the best contemporary classroom teaching and learning, this book will prove an invaluable resource in enhancing the quality of initial school experience for the student teacher.

Learning to Teach Physical Education in the Secondary School

Author: Susan Capel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134306008
Release Date: 2013-04-15
Genre: Education

This book focuses on the requirements of student PE teachers in relation to teaching skills and issues covered in PGCE and initial teacher education courses. The new edition of this popular textbook draws together background information about teaching and about PE, basic teaching skills specifically related to physical education and broader knowledge and understanding of issues in the wider context of PE. The book is organized so that each chapter contains text and underpinning theory interspersed with activities that student teachers are asked to undertake either alone, with another student teacher, or with a tutor. This is not a book of teaching tips but promotes critical thinking and reflection to enable student PE teachers to develop into reflective practitioners. Learning to Teach Physical Education in the Secondary School is an essential resource for any student teacher undertaking PGCE or school-based initial teacher education to become a teacher of PE in secondary schools.

Learning to Teach Art and Design in the Secondary School

Author: Nicholas Addison
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134183784
Release Date: 2007-12-19
Genre: Education

Learning to Teach Art and Design in the Secondary School advocates art, craft and design as useful, critical, transforming, and therefore fundamental to a plural society. It offers a conceptual and practical framework for understanding the diverse nature of art and design in education at KS3 and the 14-19 curriculum. It provides support and guidance for learning and teaching in art and design, suggesting strategies to motivate and engage pupils in making, discussing and evaluating visual and material culture. With reference to current debates, Learning to Teach Art and Design in the Secondary School explores a range of approaches to teaching and learning, it raises issues, questions orthodoxies and identifies new directions. The chapters examine: ways of learning planning and resourcing attitudes to making critical studies values and critical pedagogy. The book is designed to provide underpinning theory and address issues for student teachers on PGCE and initial teacher education courses in Art and Design. It will also be of relevance and value to teachers in school with designated responsibility for supervision.

Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School

Author: Sue Johnston-Wilder
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134291861
Release Date: 2005-01-14
Genre: Education

Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School covers a wide range of issues in the teaching of mathematics and gives supporting activities to students to enable them to translate theory into practice. Topics covered include: mathematics in the National Curriculum different teaching approaches using ICT mathematics education for pupils with special needs in mathematics assessment and public examinations teaching mathematics post-16 professional development.

Teaching Design and Technology in Secondary Schools

Author: Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136415494
Release Date: 2013-09-13
Genre: ART

Teaching Design and Technology in Secondary Schools begins by providing information on the nature, purpose and development of design and technology in schools. An aptitude for design and technology combines practical skills and theoretical knowledge, and the book addresses what this means in practice. Design and technology takes in work with such diversity as resistant materials, textiles, food and systems and control, so attention is given to connections between these areas and what makes them 'design and technology'. Together, these articles comprise a stimulating and comprehensive overview of the issues and ideas surrounding this new, popular and exciting element of the secondary school curriculum. This book is the companion to Aspects of Teaching Secondary Design and Technology.

Teaching Technology

Author: Frank Banks
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415102545
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Education

Technology is a new and rapidly changing area of the curriculum. For experienced teachers in school as well as for students and novices, it has involved the need for a whole new range of knowledge and skills in teaching. This reader draws together already published articles and newly commissioned material from leading authors in the field to help teachers at all stages of their professional development to understand the principles which need to be considered whatever the detail of the National Curriculum in this subject. It looks at the development of technology as a school subject, at the ways in which pupils learn and teachers teach it, and at its place within the wider contexts of education as a whole and of the society which technological developments help to shape.

Books in Print

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ISBN: UOM:39015062097749
Release Date: 2005
Genre: American literature

Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Starting to Teach in the Secondary School

Author: Susan Anne Capel
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415338172
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Education

Seventy per cent of newly qualified secondary teachers say that they are well-prepared for certain aspects of teaching their specialist subject - such as planning, selecting resources and assessing their own teaching - and yet feel very much less prepared in other professional areas. This second edition tackles all the issues that new teachers find difficult. It builds on the skills and knowledge they will have learned on their initial teacher education or PGCE course and offers a planned process of professional development and includes chapters on: managing yourself and your workload working as part of a team developing teaching and learning strategies challenging behaviour in the classroom assessing, recording and reporting values and Citizenship Education the school sixth form and the growth of vocational qualifications continuing professional development. The book can be used either as a stand alone companion for newly qualified teachers, or as a follow-on from the editors' successful text book, Learning to Teach in the Secondary School, also published by Routledge.

Teaching to Learn Learning to Teach

Author: Alan J. Singer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136286063
Release Date: 2013-07-24
Genre: Education

Teaching to Learn, Learning to Teach uniquely addresses three problems that frequently concern pre-service and beginning teachers: classroom control, satisfying state and federal mandates, and figuring out exactly what is the role of the teacher. Integrating practical, theoretical, and critical teaching considerations, it presents a model student-centered approach for designing lessons, developing personal connections with students, and building classroom communities: PRO/CLASS Practices (Planning, Relationships, Organization, Community, Leadership, Assessment, Support, Struggle). Pre-service teachers are encouraged to reinterpret the principles and continually redefine them as they develop their own reflective practice. Changes in the Second Edition • Updates throughout with attention to the Common Core State Standards, high stakes testing, the possibilities and limitations of technology use in the classroom, and preparing for the job market\ • Fully revised chapter on literacy • New interviews with teachers • Companion Website: Supplemental planning, teaching, and assessment materials; 32 extended essays including a number of the author’s widely read Huffington Post columns; interviews with beginning and veteran teachers; Ideas for Your Professional Portfolio, Resume, and Cover Letter; Recommended Websites for Teachers

Gemeinsamer europ ischer Referenzrahmen f r Sprachen lernen lehren beurteilen

Author: John Trim
Publisher:
ISBN: 3126065201
Release Date: 2001
Genre:

Der Referenzrahmen richtet sich an Lehrer, Fortbilder, Autoren und Curriculumplaner in der Schule und der Erwachsenenbildung. Der Gemeinsame europäische Referenzrahmen für Sprachen stellt die gemeinsamen Referenzniveaus zur Erfassung des Lernfortschritts vor, befasst sich mit der Entwicklung von Curricula und diskutiert verschiedene Prüfungsformen.

Debates in Design and Technology Education

Author: Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134085194
Release Date: 2013-08-21
Genre: Education

Design and Technology has long held a controversial place on the school curriculum, with some arguing that it shouldn’t be there at all. This book presents and questions considered arguments and judgements, and explores the major issues that all D&T teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. In exploring some of the key debates, it encourages critical reflection and aims to stimulate both novice and experienced teachers to think more deeply about their practice, and link research and evidence to what they have observed in schools. Written by expert design and technology education professionals, chapters tackle established and contemporary issues, enabling you to reach informed judgements and argue your point of view with deeper theoretical knowledge and understanding. Debates covered include: What is the purpose of design and technology? Is it a vocational or academic subject? What is the place of design and technology within the STEM agenda? What knowledge and skills do teachers really need? What does the design and technology gender divide mean for schools and pupils? Is it a ‘creative’ subject? What is the future for design and technology? With its combination of expert opinion and fresh insight, Debates in Design and Technology Education is the ideal companion for any student or practising teacher engaged in initial training, continuing professional development or Masters level study.