Ofsted continues to identify weaknesses in this subject, while many primary, non-specialist trainees lack confidence in the area. Linked to the new (2007) Standards for QTS and the DATA Tier 1 competencies, this book is for trainees who have had less than 20 hours training in design and technology but are required to teach the subject during school placements and once qualified. This clear, jargon-free text explains the key concepts and curriculum requirements, without assuming prior expertise or advanced levels of understanding, making this book a sound basic introduction.
Planning to Teach Design and Technology
The four main sections of this chapter will focus on the importance of good planning to maximise children's opportunities for creative designing.
In this chapter you will learn how to
- plan schemes of work and well-structured lessons ...