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Applying ICT to Design and Technology

Price: £35.00
Age Range: KS3 KS4

Non-ICT specialists deliver ICT in their D&T lessons, meeting the NC PoS guidelines in both D&T and ICT. The pack provides ten sets of worksheets and Teachers' Notes for KS3 and ten for KS4, and now also includes extra worksheets on using the Internet for research, a 20-page section of general ICT support and a section of Teachers' Support Notes for ICT.

Topics include: Research using Internet and CD-ROM; Disassembly; Presenting results using WP and DTP; Creating a template; Design and presenting data using CAD.

The pack includes 5 web-based homeworks which can be set, completed and marked online using our Yacapaca assessment platform. List of homeworks (requires free Yacapaca membership).

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Size: 87 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 122 1
Author(s): Adrian Jarratt
Code: AIDT
Popularity rank: 159
Average Customer Review:  * * * * *  based on 2 reviews

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Contents List

LESSONS

SECTION 1: TEACHER SUPPORT NOTES

  • 8 GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR TEACHERS
  • 9 APPLYING ICT TO OTHER CURRICULUM AREAS
  • 10 USING THE INTERNET IN CLASS
  • 11 POTENTIAL PROBLEMS OF APPLYING ICT
  • 12 GUIDELINES FOR WEB-BASED HOMEWORK
  • 13 USEFUL WEBSITES FOR DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
  • 14-15 D&T PROGRAMMES OF STUDY
  • 16 ICT PROGRAMMES OF STUDY

SECTION 2: WORKSHEETS TO AID COMPUTER-BASED RESEARCH

  • 21 RESEARCH 1: WHAT'S ON THE NET? Students become acquainted with the main Internet applications..
  • 23 RESEARCH 2: SEARCH ME! This page aims to provide students with an introduction to using search engines, focusing on the different techniques available and on how search engines compare with CD-ROM.
  • 25 RESEARCH 3: INTERNET AND CD-ROM Students make a systematic comparison between information gathering on CD-ROM and Internet, and thereby make their own assessments of each.

SECTION 3: WORKSHEETS APPLYING ICT TO D&T

  • 31 FASHION PARADE Through the use of a combination of software applications, students design patterns for clothing.
  • 33 COMPUTER PLAYTIME Students investigate how to create an interactive computer game that will help young children to learn to read.
  • 35 THE GOOD SPICE GUIDE Students research spices using CD-ROM and the Internet, then wordprocess a guide to good spices.
  • 37 MAKING ROOM Students learn to present information using a CAD or drawing program to design a tidy bedroom.
  • 39 THEME PARK Students learn to use a CAD/drawing application to design a theme park ride and e-mail their advertisement for their product.
  • 41 TONY'S BAKERY Students learn to use CAD/drawing packages to design and build a mass production template of an unusually shaped cake box.
  • 43 READY STEADY A control application enables students to create a hand-eye co-ordination game.
  • 45 GO WITH THE FLOW Students learn to design flow charts, using suitable software applications.
  • 47 TOO HOT TO HANDLE Students learn information-handling and spreadsheet skills, in order to compare the energy conservation properties of two materials.
  • 49 'PEN-U-LIKE' Students learn to carry out a product evaluation using a word processor to design a questionnaire.
  • 51 LOVE THY NEIGHBOUR Students investigate how they can use a simulation application to design real-life procedures for watering plants in a greenhouse.
  • 53 LEAD CARRIER BAGS Students assess the appropriateness of materials through disassembling discarded objects.
  • 55 SHOEPHONE LTD Students use CAD/CAM skills to design a shoe-shaped mobile phone.
  • 57 LEAVE A LIGHT ON Using a control or simulation application, students design a system for deterring casual burglars.
  • 59 TASTY ADDITIONS Students use the Internet to research and produce a hand-out on food additives.
  • 61 DIRTY PUDDLE Using a CAD or drawing application, students design a specific style of CD cover.
  • 63 TESTING TRAINERS Students design and produce a postal questionnaire, in order to gather market intelligence.
  • 65 JUNGLE CRUNCHIES Students use CAM tools to design an interlocking puzzle aimed at young children.
  • 67 THE ONE-SIZED GLOVE CO. Using a spreadsheet, students create a table to record hand measurements.
  • 69 MASTER CHEF Students use data-handling skills to create a Gantt chart, displaying the timing of a roast dinner.

71-93 SECTION 4: SHEETS PROVIDING GENERAL ICT SUPPORT

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17/12/13

Excellent ideas and new ways and work sheets to deliver work
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10/12/13

I love Chalkface resources, they are especially useful for cover lessons and extension tasks so the student keep busy
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

The involvement of the pupils concerned increased their own confidence in using CAD package with large groups of pupils.
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

The students found the context really stimulating and would have liked to develop their work into a much deeper project.
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

Excellent wide range of applications. Really good range of contexts.
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