Educational-Support Websites

FREE DT-RESOURCES SITES

Technology Student

www.technologystudent.com/

  • A website with lots of free specific DT technical information

*Checked 12/03/2020

Design & Technology on the Web

www.design-technology.info/

  • Another site with loads of free technical support for all areas of DT

*Checked 12/03/2020

BBC Bitesize – Design & Technology

www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects

  • The BBC have updated their resources under exam board. Really nice information, well presented and useful for revision.

*Checked 12/03/2020

STEM Learning

https://www.stem.org.uk/home-learning/secondary-design-technology

  • A variety of activities and challenges that can be used to support children’s design and technology education.

*Checked 03/08/2020

ESSENTIAL SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES

design think educate

On both Facebook and Instagram – type the title above into the search box to find them.

Brilliant school-based pages, with loads of photos of exciting and progressive approaches, projects and ideas.

*Checked 15/03/2020

alexander.arqui

On Instagram – type the title above into the search box to find them

Page for Alexandre Marques, an Architectural Designer, who focuses on both architecture and Urbanism. Lots of examples of his work, especially drawings.

*Checked 15/03/2020

architects_vision

On Instagram – type the title above into the search box to find them

Lots of examples of great and imaginative architecture, plus tips and advice (further down the page, so make sure you scroll down)

*Checked 15/03/2020

OTHER USEFUL SUPPORT FREE SITES

Dimensions Guide

https://www.dimensions.guide/

  • An amazing site, which has measurements for many products & environments. 

*Checked 12/03/2020

Project Designer Maker

YouTuber – search for: product designer maker

  • A YouTube channel that has a range of brilliant tutorials for designing and sketching

*Checked 12/03/2020

Template Maker

https://www.templatemaker.nl/en/

  • A brilliant free site that allows you to produce packaging templates to download

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OTHER DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT with some cost

Focus Educational Software

www.focuseducational.com

  • A subscription website with brilliant resources for DT, can be run from the website and also within a schools IT system.

*Checked 12/03/2020

PG Online

https://www.pgonline.co.uk/

  • A website which has mainly purchasable DT resources, especially for AQA

*Checked 12/03/2020

Seneca

https://app.senecalearning.com/courses?Age+Group=GCSE

  • A site which has information and work relating to all the GCSE DT courses, focusing upon the theory content. Various prices. No A level information.

*Checked 03/08/2020

SMALL DT SUPPORT SITES AND CONSULTANTS

Boyd Education – Julie & Paul Boyd

http://www.julieboyd.co.uk/

  • Education Consultants, who offer support in Design and Technology as well as in a range of other areas. There are also specific DT resources and information, which is mostly free, and very useful.

*Checked 12/03/2020

DT Resources

https://dtresources.co.uk/

  • A small site with a few useful items and resources run by a teacher and DT consultant John Donnelly

*Checked 12/03/2020

DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY NATIONAL SUPPORT

The Design and Technology Association

https://www.data.org.uk/

  • A site to help teachers and to support and promote Design and Technology

*Checked 12/03/2020

EDUCATIONAL DESIGN WEBSITE

The Architecture Centre

https://www.architecturecentre.org.uk/

  • The Architecture Centre’s mission is to encourage the understanding and enjoyment of architecture and the wider built environment, and to champion better buildings and places for everyone.

*Checked 12/03/2020

OTHER GENERAL SUPPORT SITES

Calculators.org

https://www.calculators.org/games/

  • A free math and science resource, offering hundreds of online calculators and conversion tools, which teachers can use to help students learn in math and science classes. They have also recently launched a collection of fun and educational math games.

*Checked 12/03/2020

Maths Chase

https://www.mathschase.com/

  • A site to help with maths and learning tables

*Checked 12/03/2020

*Please Note

All these websites have had an initial check for content, but we do not guarantee their safety with regards to security, viruses or malware, so please be carefully to check them yourself before use, especially if you wish to use them with classes.

Also, I suggest you double-check their content as well, as sites change and evolve over time and that you are happy with their current content, style and approach. I have dated each site from when I checked them to help guide you.