A Practical Guide to Teaching Computing and ICT in the Secondary School

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Now in its second edition, A Practical Guide to Teaching ICT in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice, inspiration and support for all training and newly qualified ICT teachers. Based on the best research and practice available, it has been updated to reflect changes in the curriculum, Initial Teacher Training standards, classroom technologies, and the latest research in the field.

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Overview

Now in its second edition, A Practical Guide to Teaching ICT in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice, inspiration and support for all training and newly qualified ICT teachers. Based on the best research and practice available, it has been updated to reflect changes in the curriculum, Initial Teacher Training standards, classroom technologies, and the latest research in the field.

Packed with photocopiable resources and illustrated throughout with examples of good practice and samples of pupil’s work, it offers a wide range of tried and tested strategies to ensure success in the secondary classroom. Key aspects of ICT teaching considered include:

  • managing the ICT classroom: the environment, resources and pupil grouping
  • developing knowledge for applications and knowledge for teaching
  • planning for learning and teaching: ICT lessons and ICT coursework
  • developing pupils’ understanding of concepts including challenging misconceptions
  • assessment, feedback, target setting and examinations
  • modelling and simulation in ICT

Written by expert professionals, A Practical Guide to Teaching ICT in the Secondary School provides detailed examples of theory in practice, enabling you to analyse and reflect on your own teaching in order to ensure pupil learning is maximised. It will be an essential source of ideas and guidance for all training and newly qualified teachers, as well as tutors and mentors.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415819466
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/2/2014
  • Series: Routledge Teaching Guides Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 166

Meet the Author

Andy Connell is PGCE Director and PGCE Technology Course Leader, Keele University, UK.

Anthony Edwards is Principal Lecturer and Head of Education Studies, Liverpool Hope University, UK.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: How to use this book Part 1. Preparing to Teach ICT 2. Developing your capability in order to teach ICT 3. Planning for learning and teaching in ICT 4. Managing the ICT classroom 5. Assessment and ICT Part 2. Common Elements in ICT Teaching 6. Autonomous learners in ICT 7. Simulation and ICT 8. Communication 9. ICT and society Postscript - Looking Forward

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