This book explains how Information and Communications technology (ICT) has the potential to make a real improvement to teaching and learning across the curriculum in secondary schools. It illustrates a wide variety of ways in which ICT can be used to enhance learning, offering a fresh burst of inspiration for the busy secondary school teacher.
The author takes a structured approach, ensuring that the reader is guided progressively through all the material in order to achieve the required standards for achieving Qualified Teacher Status, and also to continue their development in ICT to an advanced level. This book usefully:
* analyzes all the common ICT tools and explains how teachers of each subject in the National Curriculum can exploit these tools for effective learning
* explores how people can learn with ICT, how their skills develop, and how these skills can aid their learning
* provides a framework for planning, analysing and evaluating teaching with ICT
* offers a range of innovative tasks, resources and methods of assessment.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. ICT in secondary education 2. The nature of ICT and its potential contribution to teaching and learning 3. ICT tools and concepts 4. Applications of ICT in the curriculum 5. How pupils learn with ICT 6. ICT capability and its development 7. Managing learning in the ICT classroom 8. Developing pedagogy with ICT 9. Preparation and evaluation of ICT resources 10. Impact of ICT on assessment 11. Other professional applications of ICT 12. The future: developments in technology and improvements in pedagogy
Steve Kenewell is a former secondary IT teacher and consultant and is now Lecturer in Education at the University of Wales, Swansea, running courses for specialist ICT teachers in secondary subjects.