Primary Computing and ICT Knowledge Understanding and Practice

Author: Keith Turvey
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473907128
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This popular text for primary trainees in teaching primary ICT has been updated in line with the new computing curriculum. What do you need to know to teach ICT and computing in primary schools? How do you teach it? This book provides practical guidance on how to teach ICT and the computing curriculum in primary schools alongside the necessary subject knowledge. It explores teaching and learning with applications and technologies, addressing the role of the professional teacher with regards to important issues such as e-safety. This Sixth Edition is updated in line with the new curriculum for computing. It includes new material on how to integrate programming and computational thinking and explores how to harness new tools such as blogging and social media to enrich learning and teaching. Written in an accessible way, it will help trainees to develop confidence in their own approach to teaching. ICT and computing is both a subject and a powerful teaching and learning tool throughout the school curriculum and beyond, into many areas of children’s learning lives. This text highlights the importance of supporting children to become discerning and creative users of technology as opposed to passive consumers.

Primary ICT Knowledge Understanding and Practice

Author: John Potter
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844454290
Format: PDF
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Written to familiarise trainees and newly qualified teachers with ICT and its uses in the primary classroom, this text discusses how ICT can support teaching and learning in the core subjects and further teachers' own professional efficiency and development. This third edition has been completely revised to reflect the new QTS Standards, Primary National Strategy and other recent initiatives. Further, popular existing features are joined by new reflective tasks and “Moving On” sections which help trainees develop the information in each chapter, as well as new material on Virtual Learning Environments, Interactive Whiteboards, and other digital media.

Primary Computing and Digital Technologies Knowledge Understanding and Practice

Author: Keith Turvey
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473995094
Format: PDF, Mobi
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What do you need to know to teach computing in primary schools? How do you teach it? This book offers practical guidance on how to teach the computing curriculum in primary schools, coupled with the subject knowledge needed to teach it. This Seventh Edition is a guide to teaching the computing content of the new Primary National Curriculum. It includes many more case studies and practical examples to help you see what good practice in teaching computing looks like. It also explores the use of ICT in the primary classroom for teaching all curriculum subjects and for supporting learning in every day teaching. New chapters have been added on physical computing and coding and the importance of web literacy, bringing the text up-to-date. Computing is both a subject and a powerful teaching and learning tool throughout the school curriculum and beyond into many areas of children’s learning lives. This book highlights the importance of supporting children to become discerning and creative users of digital technologies as opposed to passive consumers.

Primary English Teaching Theory and Practice

Author: Jane Medwell
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526413493
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is the essential teaching theory and practice text for primary English that takes a focused look at the practical aspects of teaching.

Computing and ICT in the Primary School

Author: Gary Beauchamp
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317239849
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Now fully updated to reflect recent changes in the curriculum, Computing and ICT in the Primary School encourages teachers, and pupils, to realise the potential of a full range of ICT and computing resources. Tackling computing head on, this book enables trainee and experienced teachers to better understand what computing is and how to use ICT effectively in teaching and learning. It is not a ‘how to’ guide or a collection of lesson plans, but instead balances research-based theory with everyday experiences, challenging readers to understand teaching methods and how they translate into a range of suitable teaching and learning strategies using ICT. This book offers primary teachers the knowledge, skills and confidence to plan, teach and assess creatively to enhance learning across the whole curriculum. This second edition includes updates of all chapters and completely new chapters on: • mobile technologies • social media, and • modern foreign languages. Gary Beauchamp places theory and practice hand in hand, providing a uniquely relatable resource based on his own teaching practice, classroom experience and research. This text is crucial reading for both serving teachers and those in training on undergraduate and PGCE courses, Education Studies courses and MA (Ed) programmes.

Primary Science Knowledge and Understanding

Author: Graham Peacock
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526422735
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Develops secure subject knowledge for primary science with the ability to test understanding through the new online resources.

Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics

Author: Tony Cotton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317443209
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Written by an education consultant with widespread experience of teaching mathematics in the UK and internationally, Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics seamlessly combines pedagogy and subject knowledge to build confidence and equip you with all the skills and know-how you need to successfully teach mathematics to children of any age. This 3rd edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest research developments and initiatives in the field, as well as key changes to both the UK National Curriculum and International Baccalaureate, including a brand new chapter on ‘Algebra’ and a reworked focus on the early years. Extra features also include helpful call-outs to the book’s revised and updated companion website, which offers a shared site with a range of resources relevant to both this book and its new companion volume, Teaching for Mathematical Understanding. Stimulating, accessible and well-illustrated, with comprehensive coverage of subject knowledge and pedagogy, Understanding and Teaching Primary Mathematics is an essential purchase for trainee and practising teachers alike. Companion website features new to this edition include: video clips in which the author demonstrates the concepts covered in the book through teaching to a real class PowerPoint presentations which provide support for those using the book as a part of a teacher training course updated weblinks to external sites with useful teaching information and resources

Primary ICT Extending Knowledge in Practice

Author: John Duffty
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1844453154
Format: PDF
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Still the biggest concern for many on initial teacher training courses is the acquisition of subject knowledge and the ability to translate that into effective teaching. This book addresses this - building on the core subject knowledge covered in the Achieving QTS series and relating it to classroom practice. It supports trainees in extending and deepening their knowledge of ICT and demonstrating how to apply it to planning and implementing lessons. Practical and up-to-date teaching examples are used to clearly contextualize subject knowledge. A clear focus on classroom practice helps trainees to build confidence and develop their own teaching strategies.

Lessons in Teaching Computing in Primary Schools

Author: James Bird
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526412462
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Whether you are currently teaching or training to teach the primary computing curriculum, you need to know what effective teaching of computing in primary schools actually looks like. Written for non specialists and trainees, this book uses exemplar primary computing lessons as a starting point for developing subject knowledge. It explores the theory behind them, how they can be adapted to suit different year groups and different schools. It's a unique but tried and tested approach to developing subject knowledge alongside your teaching practice. The exemplar lesson plans will inspire you to plan and teach lessons that motivate and engage children to see the opportunities that computing can offer and to understand how computing fits in with their daily learning and lives. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Updated throughout and includes information on new apps and other resources for teaching and a brand new chapter on teaching with tablets in the primary classroom. This book is part of the Lessons in Teaching series and includes additional online resources.