Progression in Primary ICT

By Richard Bennett, Andrew Hamill, Tony Pickford

© 2007 – David Fulton Publishers

128 pages

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Paperback: 9781843123088
pub: 2006-12-27
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About the Book

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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