- Subject index
Newton's succinct guide to teaching design and technology uses ideas that have been road-tested and developed over his many years of teaching and of training student teachers and practitioners.
Chapter 7: Talking about D&T
Talking about D&T
What has talk to do with D&T? Surely, D&T is about doing things, not talking about them? But talk can support thinking and, through that, understanding. Specifically, talk in D&T can:
- provide a context that gives tasks meaning and is motivating;
- support thoughtful working;
- develop D&T knowledge and know-how.
Providing a Context
The first example is largely to do with providing a meaningful context for a ...