Primary ICT: Knowledge, Understanding and Practice

Overview

ICT remains a central part of primary education. This essential knowledge and practice book for primary ICT supports trainees working towards QTS. Covering all aspects of how ICT can support teaching and learning in the core subjects, this text helps the reader develop their understanding and practice. This book includes interactive tasks, a self assessment section to allow trainees to better understand their level of knowledge and M level extension boxes to provide further challenge in all chapters. This Fifth ...

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Overview

ICT remains a central part of primary education. This essential knowledge and practice book for primary ICT supports trainees working towards QTS. Covering all aspects of how ICT can support teaching and learning in the core subjects, this text helps the reader develop their understanding and practice. This book includes interactive tasks, a self assessment section to allow trainees to better understand their level of knowledge and M level extension boxes to provide further challenge in all chapters. This Fifth edition features detailed links to the 2012 Teachers' Standards, new information on e-safety and notes on the new curriculum.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781446256800
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 8/22/2012
  • Series: Achieving QTS Series
  • Edition description: Fifth Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan Allen

Jonathan Allen is the Director for Initial Teacher Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, where he is involved in both Primary and Secondary programmes. Before joining the IOE he held posts responsible for Primary ICT in teacher education at Oxford Brookes University and the University of Reading.

John Potter is postgraduate research tutor in the department of Culture, Communication and Media at the London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education. He previously worked in primary teacher education in ICT and Literacy at Goldsmiths College.

Jane Sharp is a Learning Adviser at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln and was previously Senior Lecturer in Primary Education and ICT at the University of Winchester.

Keith Turvey is Principal Lecturer in Education at the University of Brighton, School of Education. He teaches across a range of postgraduate and undergraduate courses, including in computing and ICT education. He previously worked as a primary school teacher, leaving a post as mathematics co-ordinator in 2003.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
SECTION A: TEACHING AND LEARNING WITH PRIMARY ICT
Organising ICT in Your Classroom
Planning for Primary ICT as a Subject
Planning for Primary ICT in Other Subjects
Planning ICT in the Early Years Foundation Stage
Assessment and Recording in Primary ICT
Monitoring Primary ICT
SECTION B: USING APPLICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES
Word Processing and Desktop Publishing
Graphics Software
Graphing Programs
Databases and Spreadsheets
Digital Video
Digital Cameras
Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs)
Mobile Technologies
Interactive Whiteboards (IWBs)
The Internet
Music and Sound
SECTION C: ICT AND THE PROFESSIONAL TEACHER
Professional Use of ICT
E-Safety
Ethical and Legal Issues
Self-Assessment Questions
Index

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