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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.

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 ...

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