Primary Computing And Digital Technologies Knowledge Understanding And Practice

Author: Keith Turvey
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473995078
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What do you need to know to teach computing in primary schools? How do you teach it? This book offers practical guidance on how to teach the computing curriculum in primary schools, coupled with the subject knowledge needed to teach it. This Seventh Edition is a guide to teaching the computing content of the new Primary National Curriculum. It includes many more case studies and practical examples to help you see what good practice in teaching computing looks like. It also explores the use of ICT in the primary classroom for teaching all curriculum subjects and for supporting learning in every day teaching. New chapters have been added on physical computing and coding and the importance of web literacy, bringing the text up-to-date. Computing is both a subject and a powerful teaching and learning tool throughout the school curriculum and beyond into many areas of children’s learning lives. This book highlights the importance of supporting children to become discerning and creative users of digital technologies as opposed to passive consumers.

Primary Ict Knowledge Understanding And Practice

Author: John Potter
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844454290
Size: 70.28 MB
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Written to familiarise trainees and newly qualified teachers with ICT and its uses in the primary classroom, this text discusses how ICT can support teaching and learning in the core subjects and further teachers' own professional efficiency and development. This third edition has been completely revised to reflect the new QTS Standards, Primary National Strategy and other recent initiatives. Further, popular existing features are joined by new reflective tasks and “Moving On” sections which help trainees develop the information in each chapter, as well as new material on Virtual Learning Environments, Interactive Whiteboards, and other digital media.

Primary Computing And Ict Knowledge Understanding And Practice

Author: Keith Turvey
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473907128
Size: 69.76 MB
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This popular text for primary trainees in teaching primary ICT has been updated in line with the new computing curriculum. What do you need to know to teach ICT and computing in primary schools? How do you teach it? This book provides practical guidance on how to teach ICT and the computing curriculum in primary schools alongside the necessary subject knowledge. It explores teaching and learning with applications and technologies, addressing the role of the professional teacher with regards to important issues such as e-safety. This Sixth Edition is updated in line with the new curriculum for computing. It includes new material on how to integrate programming and computational thinking and explores how to harness new tools such as blogging and social media to enrich learning and teaching. Written in an accessible way, it will help trainees to develop confidence in their own approach to teaching. ICT and computing is both a subject and a powerful teaching and learning tool throughout the school curriculum and beyond, into many areas of children’s learning lives. This text highlights the importance of supporting children to become discerning and creative users of technology as opposed to passive consumers.

Ict In The Primary School

Author: Gary Beauchamp
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317861280
Size: 56.26 MB
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This invaluable new text on ICT offers support, guidance and inspiration to anyone training to teach or currently teaching in primary schools, as well as those studying Education Studies at undergraduate or postgraduate level. The book encourages teachers - and pupils - to realise the potential of the full range of ICT resources. It provides primary teachers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to plan, teach and assess their own ICT lessons, as well as to use ICT creatively across the whole curriculum. This is not a ‘how to’ guide or collection of lesson plans, but instead balances research-based theory with everyday experiences, challenging you to understand teaching methods and how they translates into a range of suitable teaching strategies for the whole class, small group or individual using ICT.

Primary Science Teaching Theory And Practice

Author: John Sharp
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473907101
Size: 50.33 MB
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The essential teaching theory and practice text for primary science. Covering the skills of planning, monitoring, assessment and class management, it relates these specifically to primary science. With full coverage of the theory and practice required for effective and creative science teaching, this text is an essential guide for all trainees working towards QTS. Throughout, practical guidance and features support trainees to translate this learning to the classroom, embed ICT in their lessons and to understand the wider context of their teaching. This 7th edition has been updated in line with the new National Curriculum.

Primary English Teaching Theory And Practice

Author: Dr Jane A Medwell
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 184445794X
Size: 60.96 MB
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The essential teaching theory and practice text for primary English. Covering the essential skills of planning, monitoring and assessment and class management, it relates these specifically to primary English. The 5th edition of this popular text includes new features making specific links to Every Child Matters and outlining how ICT can be embedded into the teaching of primary English. This text is an essential guide for primary trainees on the theory and practice required for effective and creative English teaching. Features are included to help the reader make essential links between theory and practice.

Primary Ict Across The Curriculum

Author: Debbie Simpson
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857259644
Size: 47.31 MB
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The changing landscape of primary teaching requires trainees to consider learning and teaching in new ways. This book supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in teaching primary ICT across all areas of the curriculum. Taking a truly cross-curricular approach, the text highlights meaningful links across the curriculum, while embracing the latest thinking and current good practice. A chapter on social networking and e-safety is included, giving essential guidance on this topical issue. This is followed by a section aimed at strengthening trainees' own skills and subject knowledge in ICT. Interactive activities and case studies link theory to practice and encourage the reader to rethink how ICT is taught in primary schools. This Second Edition is linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards. About the Transforming Primary QTS series This series reflects the new creative way schools are begining to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards prmary QTS. Titles provide fully up tp date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.

The Teachers Standards In Primary Schools

Author: Joy Carroll
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473966019
Size: 31.54 MB
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Every primary school teacher needs to ensure that they meet the criteria set out in the Teachers’ Standards. However translating what this means in the classroom isn’t always easy, especially when you're starting out your career in teaching. This book directly looks at the standards providing guidance on how professionalism can be demonstrated and evidenced in primary schools underpinned by practical examples. Steps to Success boxes in each chapter look at challenges in the classroom encouraging a reflective perspective on your teaching. Key coverage includes: Effective teaching and learning and what it means to be a learner Planning and assessment for successful teaching Meeting the needs of all children Behaviour management The role of subject and pedagogical knowledge

Teaching Geography Creatively

Author: Stephen Scoffham
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415508185
Size: 28.86 MB
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This lively, thought-provoking edited collection is packed full of practical ideas for teachers looking to foster a creative primary classroom. It will also make its readers reflect on how creativity and geography intersect in children’s lives and why creativity is vital in sustaining all our futures. Professor Anna Craft, University of Exeter and The Open University, UK. Teaching Geography Creatively offers an innovative approach to geography education in the primary classroom, and is crammed full of practical approaches for bringing the teaching of geography to life. With ideas for exploring physical geography, human geography and environmental issues, it is a stimulating and enjoyable source of inspiration for all training and experienced teachers. Underpinned by the latest research and theory and with contemporary, cutting-edge practice at the forefront, expert authors from schools and universities explore the inter-relationship between creativity and learning and how creativity can enhance pupils’ motivation, self-image and well-being. The importance of equipping children for a rapidly changing environment and the need to place learning in a values context are also stressed. Imaginative ideas for teaching in geography include: games and starter activities as entry points for creative learning; learning about the environment and sustainability through problem solving; linking geography with art, music and mathematics; using the local area for map work, history and ICT; new approaches to fieldwork, playful learning and outdoor work; exploring ‘messy learning’ and real world events. With an emphasis on promoting creativity as a key element to developing young children’s knowledge, understanding and enjoyment, Teaching Geography Creatively offers a range of practical strategies to enable teachers to take a fresh approach to geography teaching.

Teaching Computing

Author: Carl Simmons
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473926793
Size: 35.23 MB
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Previously known as Teaching ICT, this second edition has been carefully revised to meet the new demands of computer science as a curriculum subject. With a clear focus on the theory and practice that supports high quality teaching, this textbook provides pragmatic guidance on how to plan, teach, manage and assess computer science teaching. Key coverage includes: · An awareness of the requirements of the 2014 National Curriculum for England · Developing computational thinking and digital literacy in your classroom · Pedagogy for teaching computer programming · Computer science in primary schools and the transition to secondary This is essential reading for secondary computer science student teachers and for those on primary initial teacher education courses seeking a greater understanding of the subject, including school-based (SCITT, School Direct, Teach First), university-based (PGCE, PGDE, BEd, BA QTS) and employment-based routes into teaching, and current teachers updating their practice. Carl Simmons and Claire Hawkins are Senior Lecturers at Edge Hill University.