Technology Teaching for the 21st Century - The ScanTEK Approach

Mark Squire
1999, Vol. 4, No. 2,

Abstract


The LJ Group, based in Norwich, provides computer-based resources for technology education. It is internationally respected for its vocational training systems, particularly in the field of electronics, which are used by organisations such as The Ford Motor Company, British Airways, Electrolux and all branches of the armed forces.

Following the success of its ScanTEK 2000 modular teaching program in the USA, the company has recently launched the system to the UK primary and secondary educational sector. ScanTEK is receiving an enthusiastic response from teachers and pupils alike and it is currently used in more than 60 school technology laboratories.

Over 26 technology themes are available, each with interactive software and specially designed computer-linked hardware, which build into an exciting technology laboratory. The laboratory is managed by the ClassAct™ softwa<font face="Times New Ro


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