`A valuable resource for all primary practitioners. This covers everything from turning on the computer, to the history of Government funding for ICT...I would recommend this as a valuable addition to staffroom resources and a friendly and accessible reference for trainee teachers' - TES website
`I have really enjoyed reading this book, it is written in a clear, non-patronising way and the use of technical jargon is avoided. The information given is really informative and the activities are ones I could genuinely use during an ICT lesson' - Janine Thornhill, Higher Level Teaching Assistant (with ICT specialism)
Looking for an easy-to-read guide to embedding ICT within the primary curriculum? This book is packed full of practical examples and suggested activities to help the busy teacher or teaching assistant.
It provides the reader with the subject knowledge they need to confidently teach ICT skills and use ICT in planning, preparation and assessment. The focus is on the difference between learning ICT skills and applying ICT, with the emphasis placed on integrating ICT into the curriculum and learning by doing.
Key features include:
- practical guidance;
- activities incorporating word processing, database, spreadsheet, graphics, control software and Internet use (including email);
- advice on how to meet Foundation Stage and the ICT QCA scheme objectives for each year of primary education.
This is an invaluable resource for trainee teachers, HLTAs and TAs, established teachers, supply teachers, ICT Coordinators and all other educational professionals involved in teaching or supporting ICT within primary education.
Part A: Background Information ICT Exposed ICT in Primary Education Part B: Getting to Grips With ICT Getting Started The Internet ICT and Text ICT and Data ICT and Creativity ICT and Control Part C: Integrating ICT into the Curriculum Pre-school and Foundation Stage Key Stage 1 Key Stage 2