This book explains how Information and Communications technology (ICT) has the potential to make a real improvement to teaching and learning across the curriculum in secondary schools. It illustrates a wide variety of ways in which ICT can be used to enhance learning, offering a fresh burst of inspiration for the busy secondary school teacher. The author takes a structured approach, ensuring that the reader is guided progressively through all the material in order to achieve the required standards for achieving Qualified Teacher Status, and also to continue their development in ICT to an advanced level. This book usefully: * analyzes all the common ICT tools and explains how teachers of each subject in the National Curriculum can exploit these tools for effective learning * explores how people can learn with ICT, how their skills develop, and how these skills can aid their learning * provides a framework for planning, analysing and evaluating teaching with ICT * offers a range of innovative tasks, resources and methods of assessment.
This practical guide to using ICT in the primary classroom addresses all the concerns of student teachers and provides plenty of ideas and advice on how to incorporate ICT into classroom practice on a daily basis. The authors bring together theory and practice to help prospective and new teachers acquire and develop the skills required for using ICT effectively. Meeting the Standards in Primary ICT is split into three sections which will: help assess the readers' ICT skills, knowledge and understanding discuss ways of incorporating ICT for teaching across the primary curriculum help the reader to think about ICT and their own professional learning and development. This book will be an invaluable resource for all student teachers on primary training courses, lecturers and mentors supporting trainees on these courses and newly qualified teachers (NQTs).
Author: Terry Russell
Release Date: 2013-12-16
The coverage of this book will provide an ideal text for use during departmental meetings for all curriculum subjects where ICT is an issue. It can also be used as a reference text for school based mentors taking part in the teacher training process. As well as discussing the effective teaching of ICT as a curriculum subject, the author uses sample case studies to illustrate the wider role at Key Stages 3 and 4, for GCSE and for post-16 in the form of VCE. He also advises on the teacher training process; the primary/secondary transfer; issues related to interface design; hardware and software provision; and the assessment, recording and reporting of ICT capability. This book will appeal to a wide range of target readerships: trainees taking PGCE courses to become specialist ICT teachers as well as other PGCE trainees, as they all have to meet statutory ICT standards; practicing secondary teachers, whether specialists in ICT or other subjects, who need to use ICT in their teaching; and secondary mentors with ICT as a major part of their responsibility.
Author: Lynn D. Newton
Release Date: 2005-03-25
This practical, comprehensive and accessible book will prove invaluable for students on secondary initial teacher training courses, PGCE students, lecturers on science education programmes and newly qualified secondary teachers. It provides: the pedagogical knowledge needed to teach science in secondary schools support activities for work in schools and self-study information on professional development for secondary teachers.
This popular text for secondary teacher trainees covers all the key issues for learning and teaching in secondary schools and is a core text for all those working towards QTS. Focusing on a range of important topics, the text provides an essential summary of educational research and includes both reflective and school-based practical tasks. Throughout, case studies make essential links between theory and practice and the text focuses on what trainees need to know. This fourth edition includes new chapters on Masters level study for PGCE and pastoral care, citizenship and PSHE.
An investigation into the interactions between users of educational software is given in this book, providing theoretical frameworks for studying educational software. The existing approach to selection of educational software is examined and shown to be limited.
Author: Graham Butt
Publisher: A&C Black
Release Date: 2002-10-11
THIS IS THE SERIES BLURB...LIST ALL BOOKS TOGETHER:Continuum Studies in Reflective Practice and Research is a new series of textbooks aimed at teaching students. As with Andrew Pollard's books, they use the idiom of reflective teaching. In other words, they avoids the two extreme views about learning to teach, namely that it is best done simply through acquiring practical "tricks of the trade" without any theory or that it is best done applying sytematized, objective theory. The distinctive feature of relective teaching is that it encourages practitioners to develop by continually inter-relating theory and research findings to their own practice, situation and style.These comprehensive textbooks provide an accessible guide to all those who are new to teaching in secondary schools. Covering all aspects of job, from planning through to teaching and assessment, the authors provide constructive, accessible and, above all, practical advice to help subject teachers become more effective in their work.
This book takes a practical approach to improving secondary science education with the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), while considering the broader educational issues that inform and underpin the approach. The material is presented from a teachers perspective, and explores issues such as the selection of resources; lesson planning; the impact of ICT on classroom organization; and how ICT affects assessment.
This is a guide for trainee teachers and new teachers of secondary mathematics. It is based on research findings relating to the organisation and management of maths classrooms, teaching approaches, assessment and the common misconceptions.
The ICT Teacher’s Handbook is an indispensable guide for all teachers responsible for the teaching and management of ICT in the secondary school, both as a comprehensive introduction for students learning to teach ICT and as a source of ongoing support for busy practising teachers. Illustrated throughout with case studies, key further reading and guidance on where to find and how to choose the best software and resources, the book also features a guide to specifications, software for whole school support and a useful glossary of key terms. Key topics covered include: Organising and delivering the ICT National Curriculum at key stages 3 and 4 and post 16 Teaching and learning with VLEs, IWBs, social networking and mobile technologies Assessment, record keeping and reporting Popular hardware, software and networks External assessment, target setting and tracking Managing technical support and technicians Preparing for promotion and managing an ICT department Strategies for whole school management of ICT Written for trainee and experienced ICT teachers and managers in both English and international schools, The ICT Teacher’s Handbook is an authoritative guide designed to support effective teaching and learning, and efficient use of technology in all schools.
Author: Eta de Cico
Release Date: 2013-10-18
Whether a novice or a seasoned surfer, this practical, down-to-earth and straightforward guide should help readers to get to grips with the Internet in all aspects of teaching. It offers practical suggestions for improving the use of the Internet, online resources and ICT in teaching and planning.
This book provides the underpinning knowledge to support teaching assistants (TAs) in all phases of schooling when undertaking study at a basic level. It contains practical examples of work, and ideas to try out. By actively learning about the work they do, TAs can gain greater confidence and understanding about the tasks they are asked to undertake. This guide will help TAs understand how pupils learn and shows how they can develop skills to support the teacher and various aspects of the curriculum. This book looks at the role of the TA within a whole school context, enabling TAs to understand their role in supporting the school, and taking appropriate responsibility for aspects of care, health, safety and wellbeing of pupils with whom they work, and play their full part in the school team. It can be used to support NVQs or other TA awards at level 2 and is related to the competencies described in NOS at level 2.