Learning to Teach Design and Technology in the Secondary School
A Companion to School Experience 2nd Revised edition
Edited by Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
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Learning to Teach Design and Technology in the Secondary School by Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
Book DescriptionDesign 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415464932
(245mm x 170mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 13-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
Debates in Design and Technology Education, Paperback (May 2013)
What are the key debates in design and technology education today? 'Debates in Design and Technology Education' explores the major issues all D&T teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. It encourages critical reflection and aims to stimulate both novice and experienced teachers to think more deeply about their practice.
Practical Guide to Teaching Design and Technology in the Secondary School, Paperback (May 2007)» View all books by Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
Containing practical activities and materials that provide opportunities to analyse learning and performance within Design and Technology, this book also includes case studies and examples of existing good practice and a range of tried-and-tested strategies. It is designed to be used by student teachers, NQTs and beginning teachers.
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Author Biography - Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
The Open University, UK
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