ICT in the classroom
ICT and Pedagogy ICT and Pedagogy
Why do we teach ICT?
- Enhances learning and teaching
- Provides key skills for future work / life-long learning
ICT can enhance learning by
- Extending access to sources
- Enhancing the development of ideas
- Enhancing the communication of ideas
Three modes of using ICT:
- to support teaching and learning;
- to enhance teaching and learning;
- to extend teaching and learning.
- Increase in reasoning, problem solving, learning how to learn and creativity skills
- More spontaneous interest in a learning activity
The impact of ICT on learning
- Relationships between teachers and students more interactive and guiding
- Technology has always been about getting students to think.
- Students of today expect that ICT will enable them to be collaborators, creators, providers.
- They do not wish to be recipients of information.
- So how far have we come in achieving the desired student-centred classrooms, featuring a range of teaching and learning styles and technologies with ‘the teacher’s voice one among many’?
How does this?
- Enhance learning and teaching
- Provide key skills for future work / life-long learning
- Participation and contributing
- Using language, symbols and texts
- To use images and text (verbal and visual features) to promote a strong message
- 1. Decide on a strong message.
- 2. Use an image search on the internet to find 3-4 powerful images to fit your message.
- 3. Using images and text make 3-4 Powerpoint frames.
- 4. Each frame should have visual impact and a clear message.
- 5. Narrate your Powerpoint by recording your sound message for each slide.
- 6. Set up your Powerpoint as a automatic show.
Finding an image: Google image search - www. google .com (click on ‘images’) Public Domain Image Libraries: http://www.teachers.work.co. nz/Online_Image_Libraries .htm http://www.fotosearch.com http://www.en.wikipedia.org/Wikipedia:Pubic_domain_image_resources http://www.gettyimages/images.com/sea http://www. webcreationz .co. uk/imagearchive . php Flickr - Flickr. com/creativecommons