For some time now there has been a feeling that ICT, as taught in English schools, is boring, and that the curriculum, the ICT Programme of Study, is to blame. This is a simplistic view, and there are several factors that could contribute to ICT lessons being seen as boring by students.
The question is, what can you do to ensure that your ICT lessons are as interesting as possible, even if you cannot immediately do anything about the curriculum – and even if you can?
A very practical first step would be to buy Go On, Bore ‘Em: How to make ICT lessons excruciatingly dull. The second step is to read it, of course. And the third step is to put its recommendations into practice.
Here is how this book can benefit you:
- It covers, in a very straightforward way, the ten most common reasons that ICT lessons can be boring.
- It looks at the causes and suggests what to do – and what not to do.
- It is based on observation and experience.
- It won’t take long to read.
- It won’t break the bank.
To start benefitting from the advice almost immediately, click the button below.
Still wondering whether or not to buy it? Here is what it covers in a little more detail:
- The starter activity
- Who sets the agenda?
- Too little challenge
- Too much challenge
- Too much talking – by the teacher!
- The activities
- Data and information
- Next steps
Convinced? Then simply click the button below and go to the check-out by clicking the button below that, and you will be able to start reading the book almost immediately.
Note: this book is also available in print, PDF, ePub and iBooks formats!