Scantek

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ScanTek is an education program, an ICT-based series of teaching and learning resources developed by the British educational technology company LJ Create. The program has been specifically designed to enhance the delivery of post-14 courses in engineering and technology.

ScanTek modular curriculum is used in middle school or high school. It was first introduced in England and was later imported to the United States. It is similar in idea as Project Lead the Way that it provides a curriculum for the teacher to use. It is a purchased curriculum made by outside source and sold to school districts to supplement or replace their Technology Education program.

It Comprises[edit]

  • Teacher presentations and assessment
  • Personalised learning
  • Practical hands-on work
  • Design and problem solving
  • Web deliverable materials to extend learning beyond the classroom
  • Tools for collaboration between schools and colleges
  • Managed learning environment with continuous assessment and learner performance reporting
  • Underpinning science for engineering topics
  • Functional skills for engineers, with integrated assessment

Modules include[edit]

  • Animation
  • Construction Technology
  • Alternative Energy
  • Electronic Communications
  • Materials and Processes
  • Digital sound
  • Digital photography
  • CNC technology
  • Basic Electricity
  • Aerodynamics
  • Computer Applications
  • Space Technology
  • Mechanisms
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Biomedical Technology
**This is a product of Great Britain, and these stations are the ones used on Long Island**

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