Below is a list of recommended websites and resources for enhancing students learning and teaching of design and technology & engineering:
Design and Technology Software: notes, animations and exercises
This small Edwardian woodland garden is part of the ancient Forest of Galtres and is ablaze with colour in spring. Snowdrop, primrose, daffodil and bluebell form a backdrop to a succession of mature rhododendrons, azaleas and maple.
Toxic tough talk is still killing us and needs to stop.
Although I’m an optimistic by nature and see lots of wonderful things happening in our system, this is something that still bothers me…. so I’m going to off-load about it.
I remember hosting a Headteachers’ event at my school – when I had one – when a well-informed policy thinktank person laid out some home truths for us. (No names because I can’t remember if it was meant for public consumption….). Here’s what we were told:
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Five Tips for Making the Most of Gained Time
It’s the time of year when the once faint glimmer of Year 11 gained time is now a blazing light for many teachers. Despite best intentions, it is all too easy to let these gained hours slip away and to have little left to show for them other than a rearranged desk drawer and some alphabetised folders.
To help ensure that gained time means what is says on the tin, science teacher Bex Owen has shared five invaluable tips and ideas about how to make these hours as productive as possible over the next few weeks.
1. List the Little Things
Bex is a lover of lists. At this point in the academic year, Bex strongly advocates making a list of the niggling tasks that you have wanted to sort out during the year but have pushed back due to more high-profile jobs. Taking time now to tweak resources that…
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