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Ict returners vers4 lh


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Ict returners vers4 lh

  1. 1. Returners: ICT in Schools Joe Mintz and Les Hereward
  2. 2. Plan of the day <ul><li>Key note activities- revolution, evolution or flop? </li></ul><ul><li>Main activity- make at least one useable resource </li></ul><ul><li>Plenary- sharing what we have done </li></ul>
  3. 3. Keynote activity: why ICT <ul><li>The big picture </li></ul><ul><li>It grows and grows and grows </li></ul><ul><li>The future competence of the workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Empowering </li></ul>
  4. 4. Developments in School ICT <ul><li>First Labour Government white paper said “ We are determined to create a society where within 10 years, ICT has permeated every aspect of education.” </li></ul><ul><li>“… the impact of this spending can be seen in significantly improved computer-to-learner ratios, internet connection speeds and networking, and fast increasing levels of use” (BECTA ICT Review 2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing introduction of new technologies (see later) </li></ul><ul><li>But – we still need to use the technology effectively </li></ul>
  5. 5. Uses of ICT in Primary Schools and EYS <ul><li>Use by us, the practioners </li></ul><ul><li>Use by our learners </li></ul>
  6. 6. Uses of ICT in Primary Schools and EYS : Use by us, the practioners <ul><li>To display and explain lessons…IWB </li></ul><ul><li>To access and create materials…Internet </li></ul><ul><li>For administration: reports, plans, assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration, sharing and learning </li></ul>
  7. 7. Using ICT: Top Tips <ul><li>Keep it simple </li></ul><ul><li>Practice, practice, practice </li></ul><ul><li>Keep on learning </li></ul><ul><li>Think, think, think </li></ul>
  8. 8. Use by the pupils <ul><li>It helps do day to day tasks: secretarial skills </li></ul><ul><li>Working in new ways: cameras, animation, graphing, music, voting systems </li></ul><ul><li>Collaberation, easy to share work: IWB, Intranet and Learning Platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Research: Internet, DVD </li></ul>
  9. 9. End of keynote activity <ul><li>REVOLUTION: we (or they) are thinking and learning in new ways: digital natives and digital immigrants. </li></ul><ul><li>EVOLUTION: teaching remains fundamentally the same but some new things are creeping in </li></ul><ul><li>FLOP: the whole exercise has been the most enormous waste of time and money and makes little difference </li></ul>
  10. 10. ICT in School: discussion <ul><li>What do you think? </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas onto IWB </li></ul>
  11. 11. ? What do you want to do? <ul><li>Introduction to laptops and Primary Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the IWB </li></ul><ul><li>Getting stuff from the web: </li></ul><ul><li>Primary Resources </li></ul><ul><li>TES </li></ul>
  12. 12. Using ICT to teach other subjects <ul><li>Video Clip –using ICT </li></ul><ul><li>In groups, discuss ways in which ICT can be used to support teaching and learning in History. Consider any experiences in school. </li></ul><ul><li>Possibilities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>recording ideas (wordprocessing, digital cameras) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>presenting information (text and images – Powerpoint) Example </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research – internet, virtual museums, CD/DVD ( Romans, Anglo Saxons), audio texts </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Introduction to Educational Software <ul><li>Educational software can be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ child friendly” versions of real-word software such as Textease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed to support learning in specific subject areas e.g. “Compose World Junior” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 Simple Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to use the Infant Toolkit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Devise two possible class activities involving the Toolkit. Which NC objectives would your activities support? </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. New Technology in Education <ul><li>Wireless Networks and Laptops </li></ul><ul><li>Internet – World Wide Web </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Whiteboards </li></ul><ul><li>Tablet PCs </li></ul><ul><li>Voting Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Platforms </li></ul><ul><li>___________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Whiteboards – Watch Video Clip </li></ul>
  15. 15. Interactive Whiteboards – possible benefits <ul><li>Provide an enhanced central focus for lessons - It is possible to highlight and annotate key points, using the marker pens </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance Demonstration and Modelling - Lessons can be enhanced by easily integrating video, animation, graphics, text and audio with the teacher's spoken presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Improve the quality of teacher-pupil interactions and promote better questioning </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the depth and pace of learning – range, interactive software </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons and ideas can be re-used - . Anything on the screen can be saved as a 'snapshot', making it easy to review and summarise key teaching points. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Introduction to using IWBs <ul><li>Smartboard and Activeboard </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Using Pens </li></ul><ul><li>Smartnotebook software – examples , creating resources, including use of Internet resources </li></ul><ul><li>In pairs, create your own resource using Smartnotebook, including an Internet resource. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Using the Internet <ul><li>Interactive Resources and Modelling: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scienceclips: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rollercoasters </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Across the Curriculum - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look at this website, explore and evaluate some of the software applications on the website. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What criteria would you use to evaluate them? </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Using the Internet: Useful (Initial) Sites <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> (find out about webquests) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look at some of these sites after the session. Think about how web resources can support you as a beginning teacher. </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Digital Camcorders <ul><li>Using Digital Video can foster Creativity, Raise Self Esteem and develop teamwork ( BECTA ) </li></ul><ul><li>Storyboarding </li></ul><ul><li>Drama sequences and Lesson Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Roles: Director, camera person, props person, actors and film editors. </li></ul><ul><li>Rough Cut Video Example 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Rough Cut Video Example 2 </li></ul>