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Innovation through iterative design

In partnership with the Design Museum

 
Unplugged Unit
Perfect for lessons away from computers or workshops.
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Inside the Unit...

Areas Covered

  • Lesson 1 Identify design context 
  • Lesson 2 Model, test, evaluate
  • Lesson 3 Prototype
  • Lesson 4 Develop, test, evaluate
  • Lesson 5 Is it ready?
  • Lesson 6 Present your progress

There are 6 worksheets, homework tasks and an assessment in this unit.

This is a free Pack (full price £120)

Summary

We are delighted to bring you a free teaching unit to inspire and engage students to follow a career in D&T.

The Design Museum

We have teamed up with the Design Museum to produce a series of six lessons that allow students to experience the freedom of a truly iterative approach to designing.
While reducing the rigid structure of a linear design approach, this unit adds enough scaffolding and idea-generating suggestions to enable innovation and inspiration
to flow freely. Students are encouraged to design and model in a way that suits them best, using strategies that work to avoid design fixation, resulting in inspiring outcomes.

What's included in the toolkit?

Toolkit

The currently available units have been written to satisfy the new National Curriculum for Design and Technology. They are designed for teaching at KS3 but individual lessons in some units may also be appropriate for teaching Key Stages 2 or 4, particularly where Year 10 students may not previously have been exposed to certain topics.

  • PowerPoint slides for each lesson
  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Learning objectives and outcomes
  • Statement of which of the Government Guidelines are covered in the unit
  • Worksheets and activities
  • End-of-unit Assessment material
  • Other material and links to online resources

What people say...

The lesson plans and guides are really comprehensive and each section has an assessment. 

Emma Marshall. Head of Design and Technology, Park Vale Academy

The A level units that we have purchased from PG Online are the first resources I have purchased that do what they say on the box. A complete scheme of work, nothing else required! At a time when the ICT/computing curriculum is in complete flux, these resources have been the rock we needed to hang on to. They have saved us many hours of work and have helped students (and staff) understand the curriculum. Thank you.

Steve Casey. Head of Computing, The Burgate School and Sixth Form

Inside the Unit...

  • Areas Covered

    • Lesson 1 Identify design context 
    • Lesson 2 Model, test, evaluate
    • Lesson 3 Prototype
    • Lesson 4 Develop, test, evaluate
    • Lesson 5 Is it ready?
    • Lesson 6 Present your progress

    There are 6 worksheets, homework tasks and an assessment in this unit.

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