By Gwyneth Owen-Jackson

Containing a wealth of sensible actions and fabrics that offer very good possibilities to examine studying and function inside of layout and know-how, this publication additionally contains case reports and examples of latest stable perform and quite a number tried-and-tested thoughts. specifically designed to be written in without delay it presents an invaluable checklist of growth and is observed by means of a Companion Website. Designed for use through pupil academics, NQTs and starting lecturers, this workbook covers each one major expert region of layout expertise: electronics and communications expertise (ECT), nutrition expertise, fabrics know-how and textiles expertise. themes lined comprise: layout and know-how within the institution curriculum the significance of healthiness and defense using ICT within the educating of layout and know-how making plans classes coping with the school room evaluate concerns the combination of literacy, numeracy, citizenship and sustainability into layout and know-how your personal expert improvement. This booklet enhances the market-leading textbook studying to educate layout and expertise within the Secondary tuition (also released by way of Routledge), yet is also used both effectively by itself.

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If not, do you/do pupils limit ingredients to those that do not need special storage? Is there space for the cooked products to be chilled and stored before collection at the end of the day? Does the food teaching room have sufficient cookers and other equipment to allow all pupils to cook? ; if classes are split, how can you ensure that those not engaged in practical work are doing something worthwhile? Some possible solutions to this include: • • • group work, with groups of pupils sharing ‘sets’ of equipment; pupils cooking different products so that different types of equipment is required; rotating the work, with pupils undertaking a variety of activities – this can be difficult to supervise and needs to be carefully planned.

Does this review raise any issues about your own professional development? Are there areas where you need to further develop your professional knowledge? If so, you may need to talk to your head of department or a senior member of staff. strategies, some of which will help you develop your own skills in this area, can be found in Owen-Jackson (2001). Giving pupils ‘stories’ of how products they know were invented can also stimulate them, information can be found in Harrison (2004) and van Dulken (2002) or try putting ‘inventions’ into a search engine.

8 Recognise that systems and control can be integrated with a range of materials to design and make artefacts. 3 Knowledge and Understanding: Newly qualified teachers should be able to: 1 Consider and analyse the physical, chemical and working properties of a wide range of woods, metals and plastics (including modern and smart materials), and how the arrangement of particles and fibres in the material influence its properties. 2 Understand how materials can be combined and processed to create useful properties.

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