2013 Archive: Blog for D&T Teachers

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Wheat biofibres, tutor time & sewing machine competition winner announced

Snowflakes, leadership & textiles in sport

Careers, the importance of sleep & Christmas jumper day

Design logos, changing behaviours & textiles fibres

Pop Art exhibition, marking & assessment & clothing with a difference

Literacy & numeracy, parent's evenings & a great textiles project idea

Bioplastics, beginnings of lessons, & Open Day for Textiles teachers

D&T resources, dealing with difficult people & new e-textiles tutorials

Bloom's Taxonomy, Practical Action resources & fabric finishes

Icons of design, 5 top tips for keeping things on track at the start of term, & textiles trips & competitions

Shop windows, NQT support & sewing machine competition

Competition to win a sewing machine!

Independent learning, biomimicry & e-textiles example work

Andy Murray, a new curriculum & Dr Who

Supporting G&T students, high tech silk & artificial grass

Design inspiration, how boys learn & e-textiles downloads

Interactive football jerseys, Technology Justice resources & Bloom's according to Homer Simpson

A focus on design & the power of birdsong

Food Technology resource, motivating students & e-textiles

Thinking outside the box, more revision ideas & topping up your textiles practical skills

Free D&T resources, motivational videos & the story of wool

Democratic design, learning avatars & things you didn't know about linen

The Curriculum Review, revision tips & AQA textiles prep. paper

Football, De Bono's Thinking Hats & t.shirts with attitude

Jonathan Ive, revision & creating your own clothing mountain

Design Council project, dealing with confrontation & e-textiles

Circular Economy, Fair Trade Fortnight, e-textiles & a new curriculum

Product testing, marking tips and good or bad design

British Inventions, questioning tips & sustainable e-textiles

The National STEM centre, careers & recommended reading on T&L

Circular Economy, learning objectives & keeping warm

New beginnings, environmentally friendly resolutions & craftivism


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