Design Technology (Textiles) Resources: Product Analysis of Branded Clothing

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Aims and objectives of lesson: To analyse the differences between branded clothing and non-branded clothing. To evaluate why people buy branded clothing over non-branded clothing. To identify a branded clothing and create a product analysis of the branded clothing.

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DT & Engineering Blog: Why did Assessment for Learning fail? #Educationfest

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Daisy Christodoulou, Head of Assesment at Ark Schools.
Assessment for learning is one of the most well-evidenced methods of improving education. Yet, after nearly two decades of intensive training and investment in its principles, educational standards in England haven’t risen. Why? Daisy Christodoulou considers some possible explanations.
Daisy Christodoulou is the Research and Development Manager at Ark Schools, where she works on new approaches to curriculum and assessment. Before that, she trained as a secondary English teacher through the Teach First programme and taught in two London comprehensives. Her book, Seven Myths about Education, was published in March 2014. She has been part of government commissions on the future of ITT and assessing without levels.

Design and Technology Resources: Marketing Your T-shirt Design (EPOS, Swing Tags, and Shop fronts)

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Aims and Objectives:

  • To investigate Fashion/Textiles marketing including EPOS systems and Barcodes
  • To apply the knowledge gained from the design of your T-shirt to create a ‘Swing-Tag’ in the marketing and selling of your T-shirt
  • To investigate shop front design in relation to marketing and selling your T-shirt
  • To design and create a shop front to market and sell you T-shirt

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Teaching & Learning Tools: Spice Time Credits -Working with and engaging parents

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I recently attended a ‘working with and engaging parents’ workshop at a Teacher Seminar. I discovered what I considered to be an awesome platform to work with and engage parents with student’s learning and school life. Spice Time Credits encourages parents and guardians to be involved with various activities within the school. In turn parents and guardians would earn time credits which could go towards leisure activities such as theme parks.

 

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DT & Engineering Resources: The Importance of Design & Technology and Engineering in the Lifelong Learning Sector

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The Importance of Design & Technology and Engineering in the Lifelong Learning Sector. Subject Areas covered: Design and Technology, Product Design, Engineering, 3D Crafts, Art and Design.

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DT & Engineering Blog: Pocket NC 5-Axis Desktop CNC Mill – An alternative to 3D printing?

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We’ve seen a few three-axis CNC mills before, but not a five-axis one that’s made for desktop use. At this year’s Maker Faire, we finally got to see the Pocket NC at work, turning aluminium blocks into beautiful parts. It’s a beautiful machine!

Pocket NC Website: 

www.pocketnc.com/pocketnc/pocket-nc

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Design Technology Resources: How to answer exam ‘evaluation’ questions

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Learning Objective:

  • Students to investigate the techniques needed to answer exam ‘evaluation’ questions effectively.

 

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Engineering Resources: Electrical and Magnetic Properties

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Aims and Objectives:

  1. šFor learners to understand the other types of material properties other the physical properties.
  2. šFor learners to know about the thermal, electrical and magnetic properties of materials.
  3. šFor learners to be able to identify the thermal, electrical and magnetic properties of a given material
  4. šFor learners to know the effects of processing metals in particular recrystallization.

 

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