Information and Communications Technology in Primary Schools: Children or Computers in Control?, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Information and Communications Technology in Primary Schools

Children or Computers in Control?, 1st Edition

By Richard Ager

David Fulton Publishers

176 pages

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Paperback: 9781843120421
pub: 2003-12-16
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Description

This new edition takes into account advances in software and technology such as interactive whiteboards and digital cameras, focusing upon how these new resources can be most effectively used to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom. Providing the fundamental background information to put ICT develpoments into a classroom context, the book looks at at what can be learned from the latest national research into ICT use in the classroom and provides a wide range of classroom activities. The book should be of particular interest to undergraduate and postgraduates Primary education students, INSET participants, ICT coordinators and senior managers.

Table of Contents

Why all this concern about ICT?; Teaching and learning with ICT; The management of ICT in the primary school; Assessment, reporting and recording; Children in control of the computer; The computer in control of the child; ICT and the core subjects of the National Curriculum; ICT and the foundation subjects of the National Curriculum; ICT and Foundation Stage; ICT and Inclusion.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU010000
EDUCATION / Elementary
EDU029000
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
EDU039000
EDUCATION / Computers & Technology