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ICT in Education

  1. 1. ICT IN EDUCATIONPresented by Group#1 Hassan, Rahima,Yusra,Hamid and Waleed
  2. 2. What is ICT? Information and communication technology,[1] usually abbreviated as ICT. • Using digital technology, communication tools and/or networks appropriately to access, manage, integrate, evaluate, and create information in order to function in a knowledge economy •Using technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate and communicate information, and the possession of a fundamental understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information
  3. 3. What is the Role of ICT Teachers ? it is hard being an ICT teacher. We have to endure serious accusations that our students are ‘digital natives’ with the know-how to deal with technology. To bearing the guilt for every incident that occurs with the misuse of ICT tools or even poor typing skills. It would seem that the days of being the magician in the ICT lab, revered for our skills but with little chance of others understanding what we are doing would be longed for but the reality of the situation is that the world has changed and ICT teachers must change too
  4. 4. Types of technology we currently use Classroom Blog/Website Word Documents Online Video Streaming Podcasting Audiobooks Movie Making PortaPortal Document Camera
  5. 5. Blogs in an ICT Classroom  Allows teacher to assess students in a different way  Gives students who hesitate to speak in class an opportunity to participate in a less threatening way  Provides follow up at home  Engages students and encourages them to write without feeling like they are writing  Our blog is located at http://is77.schoolwires.net
  6. 6. PowerPoint in an ICT Classroom Great for introducing new vocabulary (definition, picture, examples, etc.) Addresses the needs of visual learners Helps students who can’t see the board Change font/color of slides to address student needs (i.e. ELL students may need fonts such as Comic Sans to help with letter recognitio
  7. 7. Some things to remember with blogs Have students use first names only or aliases in order to protect them online Cannot require students to write on blog due to varied computer availability at home Moderate comments in order to prevent students bullying one another or using inappropriate language
  8. 8. The use of computers The use of computers to assist the design process. Specialised CAD programs exist for many types of design: architectural, engineering, electronics, roadways Customer Relations Management (CRM Software that allows businesses to better understand their customers by collecting and analyzing data on them such as their product preferences, buying habits etc. Often linked to software applications that run call centers and loyalty cards for example.
  9. 9. Podcasting in an ICT Classroom Addresses the needs of auditory and kinesthetic learners Synthesizes information Assesses student knowledge orally Allows students to teach one another Great for heterogeneous groups Can be used to record accountable talk Provides opportunities for ELL students or students with Speech and Language Impairments to practice speaking Book discussions Helps struggling writers
  10. 10. Word Documents in an ICTClassroom Graphic Organizers/Worksheets/Quizzes/Tests Students typing their class work instead of writing Engaging Great for Kinesthetic learners Helps students focus Great for students who struggle with fine motor skills/handwriting