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