INTRODUCTION In 1996: the Ministry of Education planned the Smart School concept based on critical and creative teaching and learning processes
Smart school as 1 of the 7 flagship application of MSC
Transform Malaysian education to fulfill vision 2020
teachers, administrators parents community enhanced in the education.
a conducive learning environment.
on-going evaluation, handled by professional administrators and teachers.
Uses ICT in education –tools-
SMART SCHOOL? Uses a technology platform Medium for distance learning specific teaching expertise are made available remote locations including the home
Malaysian Smart School Main components : according to the Smart School Conceptual Blueprint are as follows: Teaching-learning processes :“heart” Management and Administration: “brain” Human Resources, Skills and Responsibilities Processes = system Technology Policies : implementation
1. Sustained, productivity-driven growth Apply technology in education Critical thinking Full participation in global economy Produce : Intellectual Spiritually Emotionally, and Physically - balanced and harmonious individuals 2. Technology in education Transformation of memory-based learning Smart schools: Creative thinking Different learning style- uses technology More equitable access Exercises great responsibility WHY??
Prepare children for the Information Age: promote goals of National Philosophy of Education Emphasizes intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and physical growth Provide all-round development Broad curriculum – electives n vertically integrated Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary SMART SCHOOL CONCEPT:
Provide opportunities to enhance individual strengths and abilities Creative thinking Values application Language Produce a thinking and technology-literate work force Critical thinking Creativity in curriculum Apply technology effectively in teaching and learning
Democratized education Equal opportunities and accommodating learning Abilities Styles processes Increase the participation of stakeholders Awareness of roles and responsibilities Skills development
Teaching And Learning Environment Comprises four areas: Curriculum to help students achieve overall and balanced development Pedagogy appropriate mix of learning strategies ensure mastery of basic competencies promotion of holistic development
Integration of technology
Facilitate assessment – classroom assessment school-based assessment centralized assessment 4. Teaching and learning materials challenging and motivating combining the best of network-based, teacher-based courseware materials
Teaching-Learning materials Curricular and instructional needs Cosmetic adequacy Graphic, video, animation etc. Instruction adequacy Technical Curriculum Cost effectiveness
2. Conventional media Printed (paper based) Books, encyclopedia, maps, magazine, etc. 3D objects Models, globes, etc. Audio/ visual Microfilms, slides, radio, audio tapes, etc.