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Craft, Design and Technology in Schools: Some Successful Examples

This resource, published in 1980 looks at how craft, design and technology was being taught in schools and, using case studies as examples, examined what made for successful practice. The roles of teachers, heads of department, technicians and local authorities are examined, highlighting how these roles were...

CDT Projects and Approaches

This resource is a guide to the design process which aims to help students with project work.

Chapter one describes how the process is used in industry, using the examples of the postbox, Ford Sierra car and the Flexistand. Chapters two and three give examples of school projects carried out by students aged...

Elements of an Industry

This brief, non-technical guide to a number of important elements, and the part they play in modern industry, was produced by Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI). The information given in the book was first published as a series of press announcements during the period 1950-51.

The book contains information...

Problems - Red Set

The problem cards have been designed for students to use in conjunction with the main work
described in the teachers' guide. It is intended that students should at least be able to 'have a go' at most of the questions, but they should also be encouraged to think round a problem and to devise alternatives and...

Problems - Purple Set

The problem cards have been designed for students to use in conjunction with the main work described in the teachers' guide. It is intended that students should at least be able to 'have a go' at most of the questions, but they should also be encouraged to think round a problem and to devise alternatives and...

6th Dimension: Developing Teaching Styles in A-level Mathematics

During 1986 a group of teachers met to consider alternative styles of teaching A- level students. The Cockcroft Report is influencing work in lower years, but often post 16 teaching has remained closest to lecturing.

These offerings are to indicate the themes explored and give a flavour of possibilities....

Developing Algebra

This booklet contains a number of case studies of lessons that emphasise working with what students already know and working from concrete ideas to the abstract. Each case study explains the task, contains examples of students’ work and explains how the lesson was followed up.

[b]The function game[/b] is one...

Some Lessons with Calculators

This booklet collects together ideas suitable for use with secondary school aged students. The activities are designed to encourage students to use their calculators efficiently and positively to help develop mathematical thinking and understanding.

[b]Finding your way about a calculator[/b] is a guide to...

Better Science 1: Key Proposals

Key Proposals was the first in a series of 12 booklets published by Heinemann and the Association for Science Education to explore the issues arising from moving towards a broad and balanced science education for all young people. The main purpose of this booklet was to summarise the main recommendations of the...

LAMP Topic Brief 2: Heating and Lighting a Home

The main emphasis in this unit is the development of the students' understanding of, and confidence in dealing with, some scientific situations encountered in the home. The unit seeks to give the student:

*Some information about the variety of fuels available for use in
the home

*An...

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