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Creative Play with Technology


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• ICT Capability
• Computational thinking
• Exploratory play with ICT
• Programmable toys

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Creative Play with Technology

  1. 1. ICT Session 3
  2. 4. <ul><li>“ Children use and apply their ICT knowledge, skills and understanding confidently and competently in their learning and in everyday contexts. They become independent and discerning users of technology, recognising opportunities and risks and using strategies to stay safe. ” </li></ul><ul><li>(QCDA, 2009) </li></ul>
  3. 8. CC by River Beach CC by-nc Adwriter CC by-nc-sa Beppie K
  4. 10. Creative challenge – illustrate ‘The Internet’ through a painting. Post it up to BlogFolio and add a reflective comment.
  5. 11. <ul><li>Your IT curriculum focuses on teaching how to use software, but gives no insight into how it’s made. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the things you hear from the businesses is that 'I don’t just want people who are literate in technology, I want people who can create programs.’ I think that is a real wake up call for us in terms of our education system and we are acting on that.” </li></ul><ul><li>The narrowness of how we teach children about computers risks creating a generation of digital illiterates </li></ul>
  6. 12. <ul><li>Decomposition </li></ul><ul><li>Pattern recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Abstraction </li></ul><ul><li>Algorithms </li></ul>
  7. 20. <ul><li>Why teach ICT? </li></ul><ul><li>Sugata Mitra </li></ul><ul><li>SMART Notebook page </li></ul><ul><li>How would you use an IWB? </li></ul><ul><li>Reading video </li></ul><ul><li>An idea for video work in school </li></ul><ul><li>Language memory </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting in an English lesson </li></ul><ul><li>Painting of the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Playing with computers </li></ul>