23rd September 2018

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Download This Week’s TechDoodles

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Gore-TexComposites







Want other resources and ideas on STEM materials? Take a look at our course in Stevenage on
27th November on smart, modern and technical materials inspired by space. The day includes loads of resources and activities and a chance to see the Mars Rover Yard which is part of the ExoMars Programme. Bursary funding is available. 

TechDoodles are interactive activities that encourage an informal ‘doodle’, ‘sketchy’, ‘quick notes’ type approach to learning keywords and concepts. Find out more about TechDoodles and how to use them. New resources are released each Sunday. 
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Download This Week’s #ThinkDo Cards

Delegates attending our D&T Roadshows receive 50 #ThinkDo cards. Find out more about the Roadshow and find the one nearest to you. The next ones are London on 3rd Nov 2018 (all materials focus) & Nottingham on 17th Nov 2018 (textiles focus). 

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Kitchen binsQuilted body warmer









#ThinkDo copy

#ThinkDo cards are activities with photos and thinking points based on exam style thinking. Find out more about #ThinkDo cards and how to use them. New resources are released each Thursday and are posted here the following Sunday. Like our Facebook page to see when new cards are released. 


Using TechDoodle & #ThinkDo resources

TechDoodle & #ThinkDo resources are in jpeg format & can be printed as they are or used in documents or PowerPoints. They're based on our approach to teaching & learning & in particular on metacognition & approaches such as spaced & deliberate practice. The cards compliment other resources we produce as well as courses we run. The best way to find out how to use the cards is to attend one of our courses


Other free resources we share

Have you seen the free resources for our Product in a Tin competition? 

Product in a tin competition

Why not use it as a module of work, NEA mock context, homework, after school club or extension activity? Open to years 5 - 11. Fabulous prizes for both students and schools. Ends 1st August 2019. Find out more about the competition, prizes and free resources.

Let’s Learn resources on the website

Let’s Learn is a resource bank of videos, #ThinkDo activities, web links & other information designed to support learning in D&T. This resource bank is constantly being developed. 


All resources we share, including images, text and names, are the copyright of Boyd Education and can only be used by teachers in their classrooms, or by students as part of their studies. The resources can not be shared or sold, or used in any other way, without permission. 

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