Topic outline

  • General

    ICT Across the Curriculum

    In this section you find useful resources to help you use ICT in your area.

  • Topic 1

    General

    The following are general resources to help you with ICT.

    1. Click here for a link to BECTA's new YouTube site
    • Topic 2

      SAM Learning

      1. Click here for a help file on the following

        In SAM learning you can set up your own teaching groups, allocate work (tasks) to them to complete by a certain date and track their progress. For some subjects there is even specific APP lessons.


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        Subject Specific

        Use the links in this section for subject specific ideas and help.

        Art and design

        ICT in secondary art and design: A pupil's entitlement
        This document contains lesson ideas for using ICT in art and design, such as:

        • designing a book jacket using digital photography
        • creating a manga character using vector drawing
        • using a wireframe figure to create a short animation
        • documenting the process of assembling a multi-layer image for assessment.

        Business studies

        ICT in secondary business studies: A pupil's entitlement
        This document contains lesson ideas to help pupils develop an understanding of:

        • economic wellbeing
        • financial capabaility
        • financial independence.

        Citizenship

        ICT in secondary citizenship: A pupil's entitlement
        This document includes a number of 'Active citizenship projects' that make use of ICT, such as:

        • picking a local issue and developing a plan for change
        • campaigning for issues that affect pupils
        • making short videos about an issue to be streamed on the web.

        Design and technology

        ICT in secondary design and technology: A pupil's entitlement
        This document contains lesson ideas to help pupils develop their skills by:

        • researching information about materials, situations and products
        • using modelling software
        • testing control and operating systems
        • using 3D CAD to create a virtual model.

        English

        ICT in secondary English: A pupil's entitlement
        This document contains lesson ideas for using ICT in English, such as:

        • disassembling a text to explore the author's use of language
        • annotating text in innovative ways
        • producing podcasts that explore poetry in detail.

        Geography

        ICT in secondary geography: A pupil's entitlement (document 1)
        This document contains lesson ideas for using ICT in geography, such as:

        • creating a geography department website
        • blogging
        • movie-making
        • (re)presenting images.

        ICT in secondary geography: A pupil's entitlement (document 2)
        This document contains a lesson idea in which pupils collect primary fieldwork data by measuring mobile phone signals in different locations and recording their findings using a geographical information system (GIS).

        ICT in secondary geography: A pupil's entitlement (document 3)
        This document includes a number of lesson plans, such as:

        • collecting secondary fieldwork data
        • webquests
        • virtual fieldwork.

        Mathematics

        ICT in secondary mathematics: A pupil's entitlement 
        This document provides information on the benefits of using ICT in mathematics for pupils, including:

        • learning from feedback and observing patterns
        • developing visual imagery
        • exploring data
        • 'teaching' the computer.

        Modern foreign languages

        ICT in secondary modern foreign languages: A pupil's entitlement 
        This document provides information on how pupils benefit from the use of ICT in modern foreign languages. Examples of these benefits include:

        • developing all four language skills
        • enabling the integration of language skills
        • providing opportunities for contact with native speakers.

        Music 

        ICT in secondary music: A pupil's entitlement 
        This document contains ideas for using ICT in music, such as:

        • using an online showcase
        • exploring rap and hip-hop styles
        • building a minimalist composition

        Physical education 

        ICT in secondary physical education: A pupil's entitlement 
        This document provides examples of how ICT can be used to support:

        • classroom-based learning
        • outdoor activities
        • hard-to-teach areas of the curriculum.

        Religious education

        ICT in secondary religious education: A pupil's entitlement
        This document contains lesson ideas for using ICT in religious education, such as:

        • reflecting on the Buddha
        • investigating religious diversity
        • analysing creation narratives
        • analysing how beliefs about God are portrayed in art.

        Science

        ICT in secondary science: A pupil's entitlement (document 1)
        This document provides examples of how ICT can be used in science to help pupils:

        • developing explanations using ideas and models
        • consider how scientific knowledge is generated
        • communicate their ideas using a range of media.

        ICT in secondary science: A pupil's entitlement (document 2)
        This document provides examples of how ICT may be used in science, such as the use of technology to:

        • provide immediate feedback when collecting primary data
        • monitor investigations and speed up practical work
        • reduce risk by allowing remote working
        • collect and display primary evidence.
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