Getting the Buggers Excited About ICT

Overview

Practical ideas and lesson plans for getting secondary school pupils and teachers excited about ICT.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Paperback
$26.66
BN.com price
(Save 10%)$29.95 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (14) from $18.01   
  • New (8) from $19.65   
  • Used (6) from $18.01   
Sending request ...

Overview

Practical ideas and lesson plans for getting secondary school pupils and teachers excited about ICT.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441198556
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 2/15/2011
  • Series: Getting The Buggers Series
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Karen Anderson is Head of ICT at Queen Margaret's School, UK. She has taught in both secondary and further education in the state and independent sectors and draws on her experience, knowledge and love of teaching for her ideas. A passionate advocate for innovative ICT teaching in all areas, she specialises in computer games design and eSafety. Karen is a Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Ambassador, and has contributed to several textbooks, exam board specifications and is a regular speaker at national conferences.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

List of Activities vii

Introduction 1

How to use this book 2

The 'ICT - that's easy to teach' myth 3

Breaking the barriers to ICT 6

1 ICT as a Discrete Subject 13

ICT: The subject 14

The basics 17

Skills-based ICT 43

Problem-solving ICT 58

Multimedia 63

2 Other Elements of Teaching and Planning ICT 75

Assessing ICT projects 75

Making the 'boring' bits fun! 81

Teaching ICT without a computer 88

3 ICT as Part of Other Subjects 97

Cross-curricular responsibilities of an ICT teacher 98

Managing an ICT lesson: A guide for non-ICT teachers 100

4 ICT as a Leisure Activity (and How It Can Enhance Learning) 105

Leisure ICT at school 106

Leisure ICT at home 110

Extra-curricular activities 111

5 eSafety: The Skills to Be Safe Online 115

Cyberbullying 119

Privacy 122

The 3 P's: Prowlers, predators and paedophiles 125

How can you spread the eSafety message? 129

6 Taking ICT Further: Imagination, Independence and Inspiration 139

Extended independent projects 143

Getting girls into ICT 146

Digital natives and digital immigrants 149

The Future 155

Index 157

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)