Learning to Teach Design and Technology in the Secondary School is established as a core text for all those training to teach Design and Technology in the secondary school. It helps you develop subject knowledge, acquire a deeper understanding of the role, purpose and potential of Design and Technology within the secondary curriculum, and provides the practical skills needed to plan, teach and evaluate stimulating and creative lessons. This third edition has been fully updated in light of the latest curriculum, policy and theory, as well as exciting changes in the field of design and technology. Designed to be read as a course or dipped into to for support and advice, it covers: * Developing areas of subject knowledge * Health and safety * Planning lessons * Organising and managing the classroom * Teaching and learning with digital technologies * Teaching wider issues through design and technology * Assessment issues * Your own professional development.
Bringing together insights from current educational theory and the best contemporary classroom teaching and learning, this book will prove an invaluable resource for all student and newly qualified teachers - as well as their mentors - who aspire to become effective, reflective teachers.