ICT remains a central part of primary education. This essential knowledge and practice book for primary ICT supports trainees working towards QTS. Covering all aspects of how ICT can support teaching and learning in the core subjects, this text helps the reader develop their understanding and practice. Includes interactive tasks, a self assessment section to allow trainees to better understand their level of knowledge and M level extension boxes to provide further challenge in all chapters. This 5th edition features detailed links to the 2012 Teachers' Standards, new information on e-safety and notes on the new curriculum.
Introduction SECTION A: TEACHING AND LEARNING WITH PRIMARY ICT Organising ICT in Your Classroom Planning for Primary ICT as a Subject Planning for Primary ICT in Other Subjects Planning ICT in the Early Years Foundation Stage Assessment and Recording in Primary ICT Monitoring Primary ICT SECTION B: USING APPLICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES Word Processing and Desktop Publishing Graphics Software Graphing Programs Databases and Spreadsheets Digital Video Digital Cameras Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) Mobile Technologies Interactive Whiteboards (IWBs) The Internet Music and Sound SECTION C: ICT AND THE PROFESSIONAL TEACHER Professional Use of ICT E-Safety Ethical and Legal Issues Self-Assessment Questions Index
'This scholarly, broad-ranging and generous book remains the best introduction to the field of social cognition. It offers a truly ‘integrative’ approach, attempting to bring together work from a diverse range of traditions of social and cognitive psychology and into dialogue researchers who should talk to one another more, but so often don’t.'
Jonathan Allen lectures in ICT in Education at the Institute of Education, University of Reading, where he is the Director of the Graduate Teacher Programme. John Potter is Programme Leader for the MA in Media, Culture and Communication at the London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education. He previously worked in primary teacher education in ICT and Literacy at Goldsmiths College. Jane Sharp is a Learning Adviser at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln and was previously Senior Lecturer in Primary Education and ICT at the University of Winchester. Keith Turvey is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Education, University of Brighton with a specialism in ICT. His Masters research is into the educational potential of online communities in Primary Education. He has also trained as an e-facilitator for the GTCE and is a fellow of Mirandanet, an online community of professionals concerned with the development of e-learning. Prior to joining the University he taught for 15 years in East Sussex, London and abroad, holding various co-ordinator roles in Primary Schools including music co-ordinator, mathematics and ICT co-ordinator.