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Reflective practice is at the heart of effective teaching, and this book helps you develop into a reflective teacher of ICT. Everything you need is here: guidance on developing your analysis and self-evaluation skills and examples of how experienced teachers deliver successful lessons.

The book shows you how to plan lessons, how to make good use of resources, and how to assess pupils' progress effectively. Each chapter contains points for reflection, which encourage you to break off from your reading and think about the challenging questions that you face as a new teacher.

The book comes with access to a companion website, http://www.sagepub.co.uk/secondary, where you will find:

Videos of real lessons so you can see the skills discussed in the text in action; Links to a range of sites that provide useful additional support; Extra planning and resource materials

If you are training to teach ICT, this book will help you to improve your classroom performance by providing you with practical advice, but also by helping you to think in depth about the key issues. It also provides examples of the research evidence that is needed in academic work at the graduate level.

Assessment in ICT
Assessment in ICT

In the recent past, ICT was arguably the least often formally assessed subject in school. While other subject teachers heaved suitcases of workbooks home to mark each night, some ICT teachers (and we include ourselves here) argued that we could not rely on pupils having access to a computer and that the homework we set (if we set it) was generally preparation for the next session. Much of the work in class time was project work of relatively long duration (five to seven weeks) and while ICT teachers ran around the class like a manic plate-spinner ...

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