In the age of a digital world, it’s never been more important for pupils to get to grips with computing and computational thinking. As exciting as the digital world is, it can also pose a danger to those who don’t know what is safe, and what is not.
Alex Dalton, Managing Director of woodworking machinery specialists Daltons Wadkin, takes a look at the importance of hands on learning, and why subjects such as Design and Technology are important.
I think the best example to outline why hands on learning is hugely important is when trying to teach someone to ride a bicycle. You can try and teach them in a classroom, but to actually learn, they should go out and actually ride it.