Teaching Design and Technology Creatively Paperback / softback
Edited by Clare (Birmingham City University, UK) Benson, Suzanne (University of Worcester, UK) Lawson
Part of the Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series series
Packed full of practical ideas, Teaching Design and Technology Creatively is a stimulating source of guidance for busy trainee and practising teachers.
Grounded in the latest research, it offers a wealth of suggestions to foster creative development in D&T and supports teachers in providing their students with more authentic, enjoyable experiences.
Providing a wealth of ready-to-use ideas for creative lessons, key topics covered include:Understanding links between D&T and creativityCreating a foundation for D&T in the early yearsUsing objects, books and real-life contexts as imaginative starting pointsDeveloping designerly thinkingMaking the most of construction kitsHelping children draw to develop their ideasEncouraging dialogic talk in D&T to drive learningExploring food as a creative resourcePractical approaches to embedding IT and programming in the curriculumTaking learning outside the classroom. Teaching Design and Technology Creatively provides practical teaching suggestions to ensure teachers of all levels understand how to teach for creativity.
It shows how learning experiences in D&T have the potential to extend children's technological knowledge, and to promote problem-solving and evaluation skills.
Drawing on examples from real-world projects, this text is invaluable for all those who wish to engage students in D&T and encourage creative classroom practice.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 184 pages, 11 Line drawings, black and white; 47 Halftones, black and white; 14 Tables, black and wh
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 23/05/2017
- Category: Primary & middle schools
- ISBN: 9781138654594