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Progression in Primary ICT

1st Edition

By Richard Bennett, Andrew Hamill, Tony Pickford

David Fulton Publishers

128 pages

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pub: 2006-12-27
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Providing an overview of the current context of ICT teaching within the primary classroom and an analysis of how to progress with it in order to enhance learning, this text:

  • provides an analysis of what progression in ICT is and breaks this down into a series of detailed objectives
  • includes 'real life' examples and case studies that highlight how progression occurs within the classroom
  • contains a reference chart that documents progression in terms of learning objectives and subject content
  • gives advice on teaching ICT in different settings or with varied resources.

It is an essential resource for all practising and trainee primary teachers.

Table of Contents

Part 1: A Rationale for Teaching ICT. Learning and How Children Learn. The Curriculum and what Children Learn. Summary. References Part 2: Progression in ICT. A Model of ICT Capability. Components of Capability. The Projects. Summary Part 3: Planning ICT. General Principles. Planning for Progression. Challenging Children. Using the Projects. Where to Find Information, Guidance, Resources and Ideas. References Part 4: Assessment. Assessing ICT. Issues Associated with Assessing ICT. Working with the Projects. Summary. References Part 5: Organising and Managing ICT. The Classroom Computer. The Interactive Whiteboard. Laptops0. Other ICT resources0. The Computer Suite0. Outside the School Building. Resources. Summary Part 6: The Future. Hardware and Software. Networking. e-pedagogy. School Buildings and Classrooms

About the Series

Teaching ICT through the Primary Curriculum

This series consists of a core text that provides an overview of primary ICT teaching and five books on teaching ICT in the core subjects. This series is a one-stop resource which defines progression in primary ICT and gives accessible guidance on how to teach ICT effectively and successfully in subject contexts. The books all include:

  • fact cards that support each project and clearly outline its benefits in relation to teaching and learning
  • examples of how activities work in 'real' classrooms
  • links to research, inspection evidence and background reading to support each project
  • adaptable planning examples and practical ideas provided on an accompanying CD Rom.

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