Book Review Mastering Primary Design and Technology
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This book is one in a series of books dedicated to the teaching specific curriculum areas in the primary primary classroom. It has a focus on Design and Technology and although written the English context it is relevant to other international contexts also. The book offers a range of features within each chapter to inform and engage the reader in critical thinking about implementation of Design and Technology in teh primary classroom. Features include: a chapter overview, case studies, places to pause and reflect on chapter content, examples of children’ work and relevant excerpts from policy documents. The book emphasises the design component of Design and Technology Education to distinguish design and technology education classes from those that involve “just making stuff”. This review begins with an overview of the book and then each chapter is reviewed more detail, with commentary and discussion about contents and the author's positioning.
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