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Tanya's Teaching Tools/Resources

I provide working resources that can be used in the classroom, I also write a blog where some free resources can be picked up.

I provide working resources that can be used in the classroom, I also write a blog where some free resources can be picked up.
2D Design Toolbar Guide
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2D Design Toolbar Guide

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This is a toolbar guide for 2D Design. Pupils in my classes usually use it with the 2D Design worksheets to create Mario or batman etc which are also on sale. It goes through the name of tool, shortcuts and how to move copy and reflect objects.
Design & Technology Literacy Mats KS3 & KS4
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Design & Technology Literacy Mats KS3 & KS4

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This is a comprehension literacy mat linked to the English National Curriculum. It is leveled with NEW 1-9 assessment format. These are in line with keywords found in the NEW Edexcel Specification and tries to link in with P.E.E to aid good use of writing in Design and Technology. 8 literacy resources in total, A3 and A4.
PEARSON EDEXCEL Design & Technology 1-9 CORE REVISION
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PEARSON EDEXCEL Design & Technology 1-9 CORE REVISION

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This is section by section of the Core of Edexcels new specification. There is a page of questions linked to a 5 minute Jam session sheet (variation of 2), where pupils can find the answers and record. This then links to a blue ‘Relational’ sheet that consolidates notes to then build knowledge; this section being called a knowledge organiser. Each section comes with recommended videos and Solo/Blooms related questioning that builds up knowledge. There is overall 18 activities/worksheets, you can do in order of the book or use them seperately in cram sessions. This was created in line with the idea of chunking to aid fast knowledge building.
Differentiation and mind mapping
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Differentiation and mind mapping

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A tool to get pupils to build up their thinking out loud or learning. I have used this in practical sessions in D&T where pupils will identify what they know, have learnt and build on this, identifying as they go along what they do not know. Also, you can use as a way in lesson to record learning linking to Objectives. This is Solo focused this resource. A form of formative assessment.
Design and Technology Scheme of work Graphic, Product design, Resistant materials and Electronics
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Design and Technology Scheme of work Graphic, Product design, Resistant materials and Electronics

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This is a unit of work based on D&T rotations. This was designed for product design OCR but can be adapted easily to fit other topics. Project Make a Solar Panelled Light that uses renewable resources for people who are of the grid, in areas where there is no or little electricity. Make Solar Light 54 pages of content (Lessons) with visual resources and step by step of how to make the product.
Literacy Bundle Design and Technology KS3-4
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Literacy Bundle Design and Technology KS3-4

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This bundle incorporates P.E.E Keywords mat with exemplar paragraphs Graphics terminology sheets AccessFM using P.E.E exemplar Access FM analysis, annotation and existing product cards using keywords P,E,E KS3 & 4 Access FM using keywords card Access FM literacy Guidance for specifications Social, Cultural and Moral cards 5W’s 1 H analysis card Scamper Guidance Keywords, Ergonomics and Sustainability Thought Stems - questioning tools Blooms Taxonomy Access FM EAL literacy guidance 52 pages in total
Basic Technical Drawing techniques
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Basic Technical Drawing techniques

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Here are resources I create to aid technical drawing for KS3. Each activity can be used to build up freehand drawing skills. Straight lines Circles Crating Use these together or as starters.
Design & Technology x2 Schemes of Work_Graphic Design with Media and Photography Links
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Design & Technology x2 Schemes of Work_Graphic Design with Media and Photography Links

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I created these Schemes of work to focus on Illustrator and Photoshop skills with links to sustainability. One is more art focused, the other not. There is two units of work, similar but different in structure. 1 with more of a art focus, the other with less of a art focus. Lots of matching activities, guidance, resources to aid learning. Brief: Create a advertising campaign to raise awareness of sustainability issues that affect citizens locally or globally.
Color Theory Worksheet
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Color Theory Worksheet

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This is used to teach color theory, I usually play it with the YouTube clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2LLXnUdUIc