Primary computing & digital technologies - Keith Turvey

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Title
Primary computing & digital technologies - knowledge, understanding & practice
Author
Keith Turvey
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Learning Matters
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20160928

What do you need to know to teach computing in primary schools? How do you teach it?

This book offers practical guidance on how to teach the computing curriculum in primary schools, coupled with the subject knowledge needed to teach it.

This Seventh Edition is a guide to teaching the computing content of the new Primary National Curriculum.
It includes many more case studies and practical examples to help you see what good practice in teaching computing looks like.
It also explores the use of ICT in the primary classroom for teaching all curriculum subjects and for supporting learning in every day teaching. New chapters have been added on physical computing and coding and the importance of web literacy, bringing the text up-to-date.

Computing is both a subject and a powerful teaching and learning tool throughout the school curriculum and beyond into many areas of children's learning lives. This book highlights the importance of supporting children to become discerning and creative users of digital technologies as opposed to passive consumers.

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Keith Turvey is Principal Lecturer in Education at the Education Research Centre in the School of Education, University of Brighton. He teaches on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and plays a leading role inthe MA Education course. As a primary school teacher of 15 years he led successfully a range of subjects, including music, ICT and mathematics, and took on a number of senior management roles both in the UK and abroad. Since joining the University of Brighton in 2003, he has researched and published widely in the fields of digital technologies, pedagogy and teacher education. He completed a PhD in 2011 focusing on teachers' professional learning and digital technologies. Keith has provided research, CPD and consultancy on digital technologies in education, and on primary computing for a number of national and international agencies including local authorities, schools, the European Commission and UNESCO.

Type
BOOK
Edition
7th edition
Keyword Index
Information technology - Study and teaching (Elementary) - Great Britain.|Computer-assisted instruction.|Computer managed instruction.|Elementary school teaching - Great Britain - Computer network resources.|Information technology.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
ix, 317

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