2014 Archive: Blog for D&T Teachers

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Click on the links below to see blogs from 2014

New Year Resolutions for D&T

Testing products, bringing out the best in boys & high tech knitting

Testing products, AFL & cool knitting

Good & bad design, outstanding learning behaviours, & values issues in textiles

Product analysis, lesson planning & high tech textiles

New exhibitions, cars & bikes, & tailors dummies

Careers in D&T, free behaviour management course, & free STEM in textiles course

Mondrian, GCSE consultation, & another use for denim

Some inspiring D&T products & some useful textiles links

Cool packed lunches, food glorious food, dealing conflict & sustainable textiles

User centred design, new leaders & focus on wool 

Free women in engineering poster, seating plans & the link between lions, suits & football

The final blog of the academic year

Days out over the summer, assessment (again) & the winners of the YFDUK competition

Girls & STEM, life after levels & knit a year

STEM competition, learning objectives & superhero capes

D&T week, World Cup fever, users & design contexts

Planning for D&T week, tutor time activities, & fashion design app for the iPad

GCSE & A level reforms, dealing with negative people, & textiles inspiration 

Biomimicry, food resources & future fashion

Creative packaging, tips & resources for group work & textiles & the environment

Competition for teachers, food tech links & World Cup fever

Revision, revision, revision

Focus on the environment, World Autism Awareness day & textile competition

STEM competition, the psychology of learning & fabric testing

New courses, new venues & a preview of my stand at the NEC

Lego, young leaders & new website downloads

Exhibitions to visit over half term, higher level questioning, & the Winter Olympics

Carbon fibre, time management, & the iMiniSkirt

Alessi, tutor time activities & reflective & fluorescent textiles

3D printing, dog & cat teaching styles & new Sharpie fabric pens

The new KS3 curriculum, drip feed revision & bizarre pet products

Ousted outstanding, behaviour management & e-textiles



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