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Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: Design and Technology

2nd Edition

By Louise T. Davies

Routledge

222 pages | 57 B/W Illus.

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Description

The SEND Code of Practice (2015) reinforced the requirement that all teachers must meet the needs of all learners. This topical book provides practical, tried-and-tested strategies and resources that will support teachers in making design and technology lessons accessible and interesting for all pupils, including those with special educational needs. The author draws on a wealth of experience to share her understanding of special educational needs and disabilities and show how the design and technology teacher can reduce or remove any barriers to learning.

Offering strategies that are specific to the context of design and technology teaching, this book will enable teachers to:

  • better identify a student’s particular learning requirements;
  • set inclusive design and making assignments which allow all students to participate and succeed;
  • build students’ confidence in using a range of materials and tools;
  • assist with design tasks where pupils take ownership of their work and learning;
  • adapt the classroom environment to meet the needs of pupils;
  • create a mutually supportive classroom which maximises learning opportunities.

An invaluable tool for continuing professional development, this text will be essential for design and technology teachers (and their teaching assistants) seeking to include and motivate all pupils in their lessons, regardless of their individual needs. This book will also be of interest to secondary SENCOs, senior management teams and ITT providers.

In addition to free online resources, a range of appendices provide design and technology teachers with a variety of pro forma and activity sheets to support effective teaching. This is an essential tool for design and technology teachers and teaching assistants, and will help to deliver successful, inclusive lessons for all pupils.

Table of Contents

Series authors

A few words form the series editor

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Chapter 1 Meeting Special Educational Needs: Your Responsibility

Chapter 2 Starting Points: Different Types of SEND in D&T

Chapter 3 An Inclusive Environment for D&T lessons

Chapter 4 Teaching and Learning

Chapter 5 Special Designers and Makers

Chapter 6 Monitoring and Assessment

Chapter 7 Managing Support

Chapter 8 Real Pupils in Real Classrooms

Appendices

References

About the Author

Louise T. Davies is founder of the Food Teachers Centre and advisor to the Department for Education.

About the Series

Addressing SEND in the Curriculum

The SEND Code of Practice (2015) reinforced the requirement that all teachers must meet the needs of all learners. This series offers specialist guidance for a full range of subjects in the upper primary and secondary curriculum; including English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, Languages, RE, Art, D&T, PE and Music. Each book draws on a wealth of experience and provides practical, tried and tested strategies and resources that will support teachers in delivering successful, inclusive lessons for all pupils.

An invaluable tool for continuing professional development, Addressing SEND in the Curriculum will be essential for teachers and teaching assistants seeking subject specific guidance in supporting pupils with a wide range of learning needs. This series will also be of great interest to SENCOs, senior management teams and ITT providers.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU026000
EDUCATION / Special Education / General
EDU029030
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Science & Technology

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