Using Children's Enthusiasm for D&T to improve English, Maths & Science 2018 - London

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Start Date: 1st February 2018

Time: 09:30 - 16:00

Member Price: £200.00

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Using Children's Enthusiasm for D&T to improve English, Maths & Science

Research indicates that design and technology is one of primary-aged children’s favourite subjects. So how can we use the motivational effect of the subject to boost children’s attainment in other subjects?

This full day, cross-curricular course for primary headteachers, D&T subject leaders and classroom teachers will provide strategies for using D&T to help raise standards in English, maths and science in KS1 and KS2. The day with comprise interactive sessions:

  • English – how D&T can provide a motivating context for spoken language and teaching non-fiction writing
  • Mathematics – how D&T can provide opportunities for children to apply their understanding of measures, shape and space, ratio and data handling
  • Science – how science understanding can be applied in D&T and how D&T can set exciting contexts for science investigations
  • Bringing it all together – long and medium-term planning

The course will illustrate how to plan for effective cross-curricular teaching using the D&T Association’s popular scheme of work Projects on a Page and delegates will carry out a number of practical activities to explore how D&T can enhance children’s learning in English, maths and science.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course, delegates will have:

  • Developed strategies for harnessing the motivation effect of D&T in English, maths and science    
  • Considered how effective cross-curricular learning can be built into their own long and medium-term planning

Presenter: Gareth Pimley

The D&T Association reserves the right to make some changes to the above content to reflect the final examination specifications.

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MSE Meeting Rooms, MSE Meeting Rooms
103a Oxford Street

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