Clearly explaining why computers are so important for teaching and learning, this book addresses common concerns of teaching assistants and offers advice on how these can be overcome in order to fully exploit the potential of ICT in school. ICT for Teaching Assistants provides a background to ICT use within schools and includes step-by-step instructions, photocopiables and links to further development to broaden understanding. The book suggests activities that are ideal for creating resources and working with children, gives important information such as health and safety and legal requirements, and presents a detailed breakdown of ICT qualifications and what they entail.
Table of Contents
Introduction; What is ICT?; Supporting learning - how do computers help children to learn?; Using ICT in teaching and learning; Taking control; Practical stuff; Getting qualified; Additional resources.