Enhances achievement & extending interactions with local & global communities. Engages students in ways not previously possible. Technology is a feature of everyday life. Increasing digitisation of information Worldwide. Recommendation for ICT to sit alongside literacy, numeracy and personal development at core of curriculum. ICT= fantastic leveller among children of different abilities Children often learn better when some form of technology is involved. Creates new learning & teaching Possibilities. Benefits for ICT In school
Will children find inappropriate Materials on the Internet.? Will children become dependent on technology to learn? Will children lose their ability to relate to other human beings? Lack of ICT subject specialists in Schools. ICT - difficult to teach, and rarely gets beyond skills building. Ensure primary school teachers Adequately trained in using ICT. Providing ICT resources in the classroom can be very Expensive. Negative points for ICT at school
n.pdf [1162 Kb Digital_Education-Making_Change_Happen.pdf [1162 Kb Parents & Students: It’s the way of the modern World. Government- Aiming to Achieve national Curriculum . Technology co-ordinators: More money! Education Department / Principals: More efficient Teaching & assessment. Stakeholders, & their interests?
Virtual sport ... Students at Belmore South Public School playing Wii tennis . Pic: Anthony Reginato Source: The Sunday Telegraph
The Future classroom… <ul><li>http://www.wiiclassroom.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =3dNc5rft4eY </li></ul>
Viirtual PE lessons, on Wii consoles. The curriculum being automatically targeted to the user through an intuitive educational platform that knows every strength & each unique weakness. Teachers will have the ability to customize the experience of the individual "user" with minimal effort. Every student can access all the knowledge of humankind freely at any moment in time. A world where every child has a tablet computer with ready access to the application of virtual photographic memory (internet). New and ever-improving technologies are popping up every day and in every corner of society. Today is an age of exponential change. The trends in technology are leaving a large number of our students behind. Imagine the future…
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