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: 10/7/2014
  • Series: Routledge Teaching Guides Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 166

Meet the Author

Andrew Connell is Head of Initial Teacher Education and a Senior Lecturer in Computing Teacher Education at the University of Chester.

Anthony Edwards is Associate Professor of Education and formerly Head of the School of Educational Studies at Liverpool Hope University, UK.

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Table of Contents

PART 1 Your Development as a Teacher of Computing

Introduction to Part 1

  1. Developing Your Capability to Teach Computing GAVIN RHOADES
  2. Planning Computing Learning and Teaching ANDREW CONNELL AND ANTHONY EDWARDS
  3. Managing the Computing Classroom Environment to Improve Learning ANDREW CONNELL AND ANTHONY EDWARDS
  4. Assessment and Computing ALISON HRAMIAK AND NEIL STANLEY
  5. PART 2 Key Content in Computing Teaching

    Introduction to Part 2

  6. Computational Thinking ANDREW CONNELL AND ANTHONY EDWARDS
  7. Simulation ANDREW CONNELL AND ANTHONY EDWARDS
  8. Misconceptions in ICT ANDREW CONNELL AND ANTHONY EDWARDS
  9. Computing and Society ANDREW CONNELL AND ANTHONY EDWARDS

Appendices

A Planning Templates and Examples

B Examples of simple peer- and self-assessment tool

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