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Primary Design and Technology for the Future - Creativity, Culture and Citizenship (Paperback): Alan Howe, Dan Davies, Ron... Primary Design and Technology for the Future - Creativity, Culture and Citizenship (Paperback)
Alan Howe, Dan Davies, Ron Ritchie
R740 R670 Discovery Miles 6 700 Save R70 (9%) Out of stock

This is a challenging new book for primary teachers interested in developing their teaching of Design & Technology, subject leaders in D&T, and for student teachers choosing this as their specialty. It will also appeal to in-service providers and LEA advisory staff.
Children's creativity, cultural development and citizenship are important but currently underdeveloped in primary education. This book uniquely focuses on how these aspects can be emphasized in the teaching of Design and Technology. The National Curriculum has the potential to bring creativity, cultural development and citizenship into the mainstream and the authors show the considerable extent to which D & T, integrated with other curriculum subjects, can contribute to realizing these goals. There are examples throughout of best current practice showing how such ideas have been implemented.

Teaching Design and Technology in Secondary Schools - A Reader (Hardcover): Gwyneth Owen-Jackson Teaching Design and Technology in Secondary Schools - A Reader (Hardcover)
Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
R2,977 Discovery Miles 29 770 Out of stock


Design and Technology is one of the newest subjects on the school curriculum, and one that continues to develop. Teaching Design and Technology in Secondary Schools: A Reader introduces and explores the issues entailed in the teaching and learning of this subject.
The book begins by providing information on the nature, purpose and development of design and technology in schools. An aptitude for design and technology combines practical skills and theoretical knowledge, and the book addresses what this means in practice. Design and technology takes in work with such diversity as resistant materials, textiles, food and systems and control, so attention is given to connections between these areas and what makes them 'design and technology'. Together, these articles comprise a stimulating and comprehensive overview of the issues and ideas surrounding this new, popular and exciting element of the secondary school curriculum.

Teaching Design and Technology in Secondary Schools - A Reader (Paperback): Gwyneth Owen-Jackson Teaching Design and Technology in Secondary Schools - A Reader (Paperback)
Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
R540 R499 Discovery Miles 4 990 Save R41 (8%) Out of stock


Design and Technology is one of the newest subjects on the school curriculum, and one that continues to develop. Teaching Design and Technology in Secondary Schools: A Reader introduces and explores the issues entailed in the teaching and learning of this subject.
The book begins by providing information on the nature, purpose and development of design and technology in schools. An aptitude for design and technology combines practical skills and theoretical knowledge, and the book addresses what this means in practice. Design and technology takes in work with such diversity as resistant materials, textiles, food and systems and control, so attention is given to connections between these areas and what makes them 'design and technology'. Together, these articles comprise a stimulating and comprehensive overview of the issues and ideas surrounding this new, popular and exciting element of the secondary school curriculum.

Patternmaking for Fashion Design (Hardcover, 5th edition): Helen Armstrong Patternmaking for Fashion Design (Hardcover, 5th edition)
Helen Armstrong
R4,736 Discovery Miles 47 360 Out of stock

Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations, and clear instructions, "Patternmaking for Fashion Design" offers detailed yet easy-to-understand explanations of the essence of patternmaking. Hinging on a recurring theme that all designs are based on one or more of the three major patternmaking and design principles-dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring-it provides students with all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity. Some innovative, new information in this book include:

  • Updated with modern, cutting-edge sketches and designs.
  • Ribbing added to the knit section of Chapter 27.
  • More materials on children's wear and swim wear.
  • Knock offs.
  • Fitting corrections
  • Advanced design projects
  • A practical introduction to patternmaking
  • Complete coverage of the three steps of design patterns: dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring.
  • Chapter projects
Engineering GCSE (Hardcover, 2nd New edition): Mike Tooley Engineering GCSE (Hardcover, 2nd New edition)
Mike Tooley
R3,341 Discovery Miles 33 410 Out of stock

Mike Tooley's accessible, activity-based approach introduces students to engineering and the pivotal role it plays in the modern world, as well as providing opportunities to develop engineering skills and acquire the knowledge needed for the latest GCSE schemes from Edexcel, OCR and AQA. This book builds on the success of Mike Tooley's GNVQ and BTEC National Engineering texts, which have helped thousands of students to gain their first engineering qualification. The text, case studies, activities and review questions included throughout this book are designed to encourage students to explore engineering for themselves through a variety of different learning experiences. The practical process of designing and making a product offers the chance to develop the skills of engineering drawing, basic electronics and workshop techniques. Case studies, and research work using the internet and other sources, introduce the wide variety of engineering sectors and employment, from the automotive industry to telecommunications. With the first three chapters matched to the assessed units of the GCSE programme, the second edition also includes an additional topic-based chapter introducing the essential maths and science required for the successful study of engineering. All examples relate directly to engineering applications, emphasising the use of maths and science in the understanding of fundamental engineering concepts. New topics include: units; formulae; measurement; data; linear and angular motion; force, mass and acceleration; and properties of engineering materials. Mike Tooley is formerly Director of Learning at Brooklands College, Surrey, and is the author of many best-selling engineering and electronics books.

Primary Design and Technology for the Future - Creativity, Culture and Citizenship (Hardcover): Alan Howe, Dan Davies, Ron... Primary Design and Technology for the Future - Creativity, Culture and Citizenship (Hardcover)
Alan Howe, Dan Davies, Ron Ritchie
R3,056 Discovery Miles 30 560 Out of stock

This is a challenging new book for primary teachers interested in developing their teaching of Design & Technology, subject leaders in D&T, and for student teachers choosing this as their specialty. It will also appeal to in-service providers and LEA advisory staff. Children's creativity, cultural development and citizenship are important but currently underdeveloped in primary education. This book uniquely focuses on how these aspects can be emphasized in the teaching of Design and Technology. The National Curriculum has the potential to bring creativity, cultural development and citizenship into the mainstream and the authors show the considerable extent to which D & T, integrated with other curriculum subjects, can contribute to realizing these goals. There are examples throughout of best current practice showing how such ideas have been implemented.

Teaching Science and Technology in the Early Years (3-7) (Paperback, 2nd New edition): Dan Davies, Alan Howe, Christopher... Teaching Science and Technology in the Early Years (3-7) (Paperback, 2nd New edition)
Dan Davies, Alan Howe, Christopher Collier, Rebecca Digby, Sarah Earle, …
R660 R602 Discovery Miles 6 020 Save R58 (9%) Out of stock

Teaching Science and Technology in the Early Years (3-7) celebrates young children's amazing capabilities as scientists, designers and technologists. Research-based yet practical and accessible, it demonstrates how scientific, designing and making activities are natural to young children, and have the potential for contributing to all aspects of their learning. By identifying the scientific and design-related concepts, skills and activities being developed, the book enables the reader to make more focused diagnostic observations of young children and plan for how they can help move them forward in their learning. This second edition has been thoroughly updated and features: Six new chapters providing practical advice and examples for enhancing scientific and technological learning through thematic approaches a new chapter focusing on the outdoor learning environment and how this can support science and technology new case studies of successful early years practice, alongside examples of practical planning for learning, and advice on documenting children's learning stories, guidance on the role of talk, narrative, documentation and planning in relation to early years science and technology Based on the latest research and the first hand experience, this practical and accessible book is essential reading for early years and primary students on undergraduate and Masters level courses.

Inventors (Paperback): Martin W Sandler Inventors (Paperback)
Martin W Sandler
R180 R144 Discovery Miles 1 440 Save R36 (20%) Out of stock

The Library of Congress, located in Washington, DC, is often called "the storehouse of our national memory," and is home to the largest collection of knowledge on earth. Illustrated with over 100 vintage photographs, posters, and paintings from its archives, the Library of Congress Books offer readers a fascinating look at some of the most important events in our country's history.

Americans have been characterized by their inventive spirit since the days of Benjamin Franklin, but the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries proved especially fruitful in groundbreaking discoveries that revolutionized life as we know it. This richly illustrated book presents the evolution of these inventions as it has never been seen before--and celebrates the spirit of the great American inventors who let loose their imaginations and changed the world forever.

Notable Children's Trade Books in Social Studies, 1997 (NCSS/CBC)

OCR Design and Technology for GCSE: Textiles Technology (Paperback): Jayne March, Maria James, Carey Clarkson-Brownless OCR Design and Technology for GCSE: Textiles Technology (Paperback)
Jayne March, Maria James, Carey Clarkson-Brownless
R680 R620 Discovery Miles 6 200 Save R60 (9%) Out of stock

Written by an experienced team, this textbook is endorsed by OCR for use with the OCR Design and Technology for GCSE: Textiles specifications. - Understand key theory with clear and concise explanations that are highly illustrated - Example student projects help put learning into context and inspire creativity - Develop essential exam skills, with guidance on good practice and how to avoid common mistakes

Sandwiches (Paperback): Lynn Huggins-Cooper Sandwiches (Paperback)
Lynn Huggins-Cooper
R124 R100 Discovery Miles 1 000 Save R24 (19%) Out of stock

D&T Workshop is a major new series of information books devised to inspire primary-age children to investigate, design and make a wide range of products using different technologies like levers, gears, cams, batteries, winding mechanisms, food technology and more. Each book explores a different set of products and the technology behind them. Pupils investigate existing products and then carry out focused practical tasks which provide opportunities to learn and practise the necessary skills, e.g. testing alternative designs, building a specific component, or learning to use tools safely. Each book ends with a full-scale design and make activity that encourages children to put into practice the skills, knowledge and understanding they have learned.

AQA GCSE Design and Technology: Textiles Technology (Paperback, New Ed): Amanda Dick, Liz Hardy, Denise Davies AQA GCSE Design and Technology: Textiles Technology (Paperback, New Ed)
Amanda Dick, Liz Hardy, Denise Davies
R749 Discovery Miles 7 490 Out of stock

Specifically written to cover the AQA GCSE Textiles specification, our student book takes a focused look at the creative use of fabrics and the manufacturing processes used in the textile industry, whilst providing comprehensive support for the Controlled Assessment. Clear learning objectives at the start of each chapter, helping students focus on what they need to know. Key terms reinforce learning, providing definitions of key words that students need to be familiar with. Includes a range of activities that develops design and making skills, encouraging students to apply concepts to real-life contexts.

Foundation Course (Paperback, Reissue): Foundation Course (Paperback, Reissue)
R400 Discovery Miles 4 000 Out of stock

Collins Design and Technology Foundation Course supports D&T from the perspective of resistant materials, systems and control. It presents a sound and pragmatic approach to designing and making quality products, providing a sound foundation for the study of D&T at all levels. This book will provide a sound foundation for the study of Design and Technology at all secondary levels and will provide comprehensive coverage of the knowledge required to make quality products. * Step by step instructions demonstrate key skills and processes. * Full colour diagrams and images provide guidance on how to successfully plan and design products. * In text questions provide regular knowledge checkers to firm understanding of materials and associated processes. * Rules and safety warning notes show to work safely with materials, systems and tools.

How Do Toys Work? (Hardcover): How Do Toys Work? (Hardcover)
R434 R409 Discovery Miles 4 090 Save R25 (6%) Out of stock

This exciting new series takes a cross- curricular approach to the engaging and high interest topic of toys. The titles explore the different materials of toys, how they work, their diversity around the world and their history through easy to read text and full color images.

Fashion - Set Five (Paperback): Helen Orme Fashion - Set Five (Paperback)
Helen Orme
R156 R144 Discovery Miles 1 440 Save R12 (8%) Out of stock

Fashion looks at how fashions have changed since we started wearing clothes. Find out about famous fashion designers and how to get a job in fashion: being a model isn't the only cool job in fashion! Then find out about some of the silliest fashion ever. The fiction story 'Fashion Shoot' shows what happens when real talent gets spotted!The Trailblazers series has been written for older children and young adults with a reading age of 5-8. The books are suitable for general reading or as part of a more structured reading program. Each book is on a strong, popular topic, with a colorful, attractive layout. Each book has a non-fiction and a fiction section. The fiction story appears in two formats - one with simple texts for poor readers; the facing pages contain an illustrated "speech bubble" version of the same story, for those who are just starting to learn to read. These two levels of entry give access points for children and young adults with different reading ages. The vocabulary of each book is carefully limited, with simple sentences to reinforce reading skills, which make the books suitable for even the poorest readers.

Resistant Materials (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Colin Chapman Resistant Materials (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Colin Chapman; Series edited by Mike Finney 2
R465 Discovery Miles 4 650 Out of stock

Updated for the new GCSEs, Collins Real-World Technology provides invaluable insight into industrial practices. With knowledge, skills and processes juxtaposed with their application in the working lives of designers and manufacturers, the books successfully bring together workshop and classroom activity with real-world practice in product design. The book contains: * Techniques linked to the real world so pupils can understand the relevance of their work to industrial manufacturing * Comprehensive coverage of the forming and fabricating processes * A chapter examining the Design and Technology projects from schools and colleges

I'm Good At Design and Technology, What Job Can I Get? (Hardcover): Richard Spilsbury I'm Good At Design and Technology, What Job Can I Get? (Hardcover)
Richard Spilsbury
R345 R297 Discovery Miles 2 970 Save R48 (14%) Out of stock

In this series the different careers that lead on from an interest or aptitude in a particular subject are explored. Many occupations are examined looking at what the job involves and the special skills that are needed.

Cooking Step By Step: More than 50 Delicious Recipes for Young Cooks (Hardcover): Dk Cooking Step By Step: More than 50 Delicious Recipes for Young Cooks (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R350 R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Save R70 (20%) Out of stock

50 easy to follow healthy recipes with clear, short step-by-step instructions and gorgeous images which will have children cooking with confidence in no time.

Children will learn how to chop, mix, and stir their way to kitchen magic and put their skills to good use making a mixture of tasty savoury and sweet dishes using few - and easy to get hold of - ingredients. From soups and toasties to macaroni and cheese and banana bread, All New Children's Step by Step Cookbook is packed with 50 mouth-watering recipes that are easy to make, and will get kids into cooking and baking. Plus they will love eating their fresh, healthy and delicious creations!

In addition, children will learn tips and shortcuts, such as peeling ginger with a teaspoon so you don't waste any, and get to grips with cookery terms and kitchen fundamentals - all while having a great time making simple snacks, balanced meals, and sweet treats.

Technical Drawing GCE and CSE (Paperback): Technical Drawing GCE and CSE (Paperback)
R465 Discovery Miles 4 650 Out of stock

Exam Board: any Level & Subject: GCSE and A-level Step-by-step practical guide to the basics of technical drawing. This covers all of the basic drawing techniques, rules and styles. It builds up the level of difficulty gradually through simple practice drawings. Contents include standard symbols, isometric, oblique, orthographic, thick/thin lines, dimensioning and the creation of objects using geometry. The skills developed will cover you for the majority of technical drawing areas for engineering, construction, architectural or other design fields.

Cambridge IGCSE (TM) Design & Technology Teacher's Guide (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Stewart Ross, Dawne Bell,... Cambridge IGCSE (TM) Design & Technology Teacher's Guide (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Stewart Ross, Dawne Bell, Justin Harris, Chris Hughes, Matt McLain, …
R613 Discovery Miles 6 130 Out of stock

Full teacher support to accompany the Cambridge IGCSE (R) Design and Technology Student Book for syllabus 0445. These resources will enable teachers to use a structured approach to delivering the course, but will also allow them enough flexibility to teach in their own way, in the best way possible for their classroom context. Exam Board: Cambridge Assessment International Education First teaching: 2018 First examination: 2020 * Comprehensive coverage for syllabus 0445 for first teaching 2018 and first examination 2020 * Fully supports the approach of the Student Book, using scenarios and skills-building to link together the theory and practical parts of the syllabus * Lesson plans and activities that are suitable for a range of international classroom environments * Includes answers to every activity and question in the Student Book * Guidance on setting up and running practical project work in the classroom * Support in how to prepare the students and guide them through their work on the final project * Written by highly experienced teachers of Design and Technology from around the world * Guidance on how this resource can be used to teach 7048 O Level CDT: Design and Communication, and 6043 O Level Design and Technology

National 5 Health and Food Technology Success Guide - Revise for Sqa Exams (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Karen Coull, Reid,... National 5 Health and Food Technology Success Guide - Revise for Sqa Exams (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Karen Coull, Reid, Kat Cameron, Leckie
R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Out of stock

Exam Board: SQA Level: National 5 Subject: Health & Food Technology First Teaching: 2017, First Exam: 2018 National 5 Health & Food Technology Success Guide provides easy-to-use and value-for-money revision for all abilities and learning styles. * Colourful double-page spreads aid both comprehensive and revision planning * Topics are broken down into small, easily managed sections, complemented with lots of diagrams and illustrations to aid retention * Quick Tests and Top Tips help keep students focused on the exam's precise demands * Revision checklists help students to manage and track their progress in the lead up to the exam * A glossary presents all of the key terms and definitions essential for the exam Guidance on how the new National 5 course and assessments are structured is included. All the popular features of this tried and trusted series are retained in the new National 5 Guides.

AQA GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology: Textile-Based Materials (Paperback): Bryan Williams, Louise Attwood, Pauline Treuherz,... AQA GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology: Textile-Based Materials (Paperback)
Bryan Williams, Louise Attwood, Pauline Treuherz, Dave Larby, Ian Fawcett, …
R770 Discovery Miles 7 700 Out of stock

Exam board: AQA Level: GCSE Subject: Design and Technology First teaching: September 2017 First exams: Summer 2019 Build in-depth understanding and inspire your students to tackle design challenges both practically and creatively, with a textbook that delivers the Core Technical plus Specialist Technical and Design & Making Principles needed for the 2017 AQA D&T GCSE. The insight of our author team will build topic knowledge, including the technical principles of materials with which you are less familiar, while focusing on the specialist principles of textile-based materials in more depth, to ensure you can navigate the specification with confidence whilst your students' ideas flourish. * Trusted author team of specialist teachers and those with examining experience * Build topic knowledge with learning objectives directly linked to the specification and short activities to reinforce understanding * Develop mathematical and scientific knowledge and understanding with activities that link topics to maths and science * Inspire your students as they undertake the iterative design process, with examples of imaginative design-and-make tasks, and a look at how to approach the Non-Exam Assessment * Check knowledge and understanding with end of topic summaries and practice questions for the written exam

WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology (Paperback): Ian Fawcett, Jacqui Howells, Dan Hughes, Andy Knight, Chris Walker,... WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology (Paperback)
Ian Fawcett, Jacqui Howells, Dan Hughes, Andy Knight, Chris Walker, …
R790 Discovery Miles 7 900 Out of stock

Exam board: WJEC Eduqas Level: GCSE Subject: Design & Technology First teaching: September 2017 First exams: Summer 2019 Reinforce classroom learning and boost students' understanding of all materials with this textbook written for the WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Design & Technology specification. Written by leading D&T experts, this textbook will build your students' knowledge of the core principles, help to develop their designing and making skills and provide them with the opportunity to make sure they are ready to tackle both parts of the assessment. - Helps students clearly understand the core principles of all materials and general concepts of designing and making, as well as build their knowledge, understanding and skills for one material or system in more depth - Hones students' mathematical and scientific ability so they don't miss out on the easy marks - Features practice questions in the style of the written exam to make sure students are confident to tackle the written element of the assessment - Inspires and motivates students with stretch and challenge: activities designed to challenge the more able learners and to ensure progression to A-level

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