2nd Edition

Teaching and Learning with ICT in the Primary School

Edited By Sarah Younie, Marilyn Leask, Kevin Burden Copyright 2015
    268 Pages 40 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    268 Pages 40 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    The new edition of Teaching and Learning with ICT in the Primary School introduces practising and student teachers to the range of ways in which ICT can be used to support and extend teaching and learning opportunities in their classrooms.

    Fully updated and expanded with brand new chapters reflecting the abundant changes in the field since the first edition was published, it offers practical guidance underpinned by the latest research and teaching in the field. It is illustrated throughout with case studies and examples together with a glossary explaining key terms. It focuses on how technology-based practices can support the teaching of individual subjects, as well as a range of teaching and learning styles. Key topics covered include:

    • Support reading and writing with ICT
    • Enhancing mathematics with technology
    • ICT in the foundation subjects
    • Computer programming
    • Creativity and ICT
    • ICT and sustainability
    • Linking home and school
    • Digital technologies for special educational needs
    • Mobile technologies
    • Gaming and virtual worlds
    • Assessment
    • E-Safety

    Written for all training primary teachers, as well as more experienced teachers and ICT co-ordinators looking for guidance on the latest innovative practice,Teaching and Learning with ICT in the Primary School, 2nd edition offers advice and ideas for creative, engaging and successful teaching and learning.

    1. Learning in the Digital Age: developing critical, creative and collaborative skills, Marian Henry
    2. Digital Story Telling, Helen Boulton
    3. Blogging to Support Digital Literacy in Schools and Universities, Helen Caldwell and Gareth Honeyford
    4. Being Creative with Technology: using ICT to enhance the teaching of literacy and numeracy, David Morris, Gurmit Uppal and Daniel Ayres
    5. Visual Literacy for all Teachers and Learners: essential knowledge and skills to create, use and assess concept maps and graphic organizers, Jeff Beaudry
    6. Delivering the Mathematics Curriculum through Technology-Enhanced Learning, Andrea Holloway
    7. E-Learning and Mathematics: a blended learning approach, Michael James Malone and John O’Shea
    8. Using Technology in Primary Science, Paul Hopkins
    9. ICT in Modern Foreign Language Teaching, Monika Pazio
    10. Nurturing the Developing Musician Through the Use of Technology, Jon Audain
    11. Teachers and pupils Incorporated: developing a co-constructed classroom, Gina Blackberry and Deb Woods
    12. Education in an Interconnected Global Space, Sharon Tonner
    13. Special Education Needs and Technology, Christina Keugel
    14. Games and Learning: using multi-play digital games and online virtual worlds, Nic Crowe and Sara Flynn
    15. Mobile Technologies and Authentic Learning in the Primary Classroom, Kevin Burden and Damian Maher
    16. WEB 2.0 and Classrooms, Mary Peace
    17. Computer Programming in the Primary School: an introduction, Rory McGann and Aisling Leavy
    18. ICT and Assessment, Gary Beauchamp
    19. Developing E-Safety in the Primary School, Tim Pinto and Sarah Younie
    20. ICT in the Early Years: do young children need access to computers as much as they need to play with sand and water?, Christina Preston and Marion Scott Baker


    Sarah Younie is MA Programme Leader and Principal Lecturer in Education Studies at De Montfort University, UK.

    Marilyn Leask is Professor of Educational Knowledge Management at the University of Bedfordshire, UK.

    Kevin Burden is Course Leader for the Advanced Certificate in Sustained Professional Development at the University of Hull, UK.