Learning to Teach ICT in the Secondary School

Learning to Teach ICT in the Secondary School : A Companion to School Experience

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This book is designed specifically for students training to teach ICT as a curriculum subject at secondary level. It develops the key ideas of teaching and learning ICT in a structured, accessible way, and provides a wealth of ideas and inspiration for the learning teacher. Key areas covered are: * the place and nature of ICT as a curriculum subject * analyzing and developing subject knowledge * planning schemes of work, individual lessons, activities and resources * monitoring, assessment and exams * ICT across the curriculum * differentiation and special educational needs * professional development. Throughout the book there are useful tasks and activities to help student-teachers analyze their own teaching and explore the knowledge and skills needed to become a successful teacher of ICT. Rooted in best practice and up-to-the-minute research, this book is also the ideal refresher for more experienced ICT teachers.show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 174 x 242 x 12mm | 458.13g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Routledge Falmer
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0415276691
  • 9780415276696
  • 647,789

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'This book is intended for students training to teach ICT as a subject at secondary level. However, anyone involved in ICT would profit from reading it. It is rich in suggestions and covers most situations that can be found in secondary schools. Every ICT department would find something of use here. The tasks that are set throughout the book are realistic and anyone carrying them out will benefit. Turn to any page and you are struck by the authors' realistic approach as well as the good sense. It is a pragmatic book that will help anyone develop into an innovative and reflective teacher.' - Jacky Kenny, TESshow more

Table of contents

1. The Place of ICT in Secondary Education 2. The Nature of ICT as a Subject 3. Analysing and Developing your Knowledge of ICT 4. Structuring Lessons and Units of Work 5. Planning Learning Activities and Preparing Resources for Pupils 6. Organising Learning and Monitoring Progress 7. Assessing Attainment 8. Teaching Examination Courses 9. Supporting the Teaching and Application of ICT across the Curriculum 10. Building on Pupils' Knowledge from Primary School and Outside School 11. Differential Teaching and Providing for Special Educational Needs 12. Professional Developmentshow more

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