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Working Options. Produced by West Midlands careers service, educational business partnerships and industrialists, this video with lesson materials is designed to help 14-year-olds make the right choices when faced with GCSE options. As well as the video, it contains teachers' briefing notes and lesson plans.
Pounds 15. Dialogue, 46 Avondale Road, Wolverhampton WV6 OAJ.
DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY
Doing a Dyson recounts the history and growth of Dyson Appliances, one of Britain's fastest growing manufacturing companies. Though not written specifically for schools it offers a step-by-step guide on how to invent, manufacture and sell a product in this case a vacuum cleaner,using Dyson as a case history.
Pounds 35. The Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1 2YD.
Teaching Information Skills. By James E Herring. Students must now be able to use information sources in a wide variety of formats. This book aims to provide teachers and librarians with an understanding of the concepts involved in teaching information skills and with methods and materials. Pounds 24.95. Library Association Publishing, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE.
Web Works: a Norton Pocket Guide: This introduction for new users includes information on tapping the Web for research projects; on-line communications; quick reference features and connecting from home.
Pounds 10.95. W.W. Norton and company Ltd, 10 Coptic Street, London WC1A 1PU.
Lest We Forget: a History of the Holocaust. Using archival documentary film footage, including excerpts from Nazi propaganda films, audio footage from German archives. charts, timelines and a huge gallery of photographic material, this award-winning CD-Rom (l996 BIMA award and the European Multimedia Award) seeks to tackle the defining historical tragedy of this century.
Pounds 39.99. Logos Research Systems. Sales enquiries: 01525 852813.
Worksheet Generator. Designed to help teachers, tutors and trainers in schools or colleges develop worksheets to support basic skills teaching this CD-Rom computer program enables teachers to tailor worksheets to the needs of students. Worksheets are indexed under subjects areas, either vocational or national curriculum.
Pounds 25. the Basic Skills Agency, Admail 524, London WC1A 1BR.