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Using ICT tools in teaching and Learning

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Importance of ICT in the classroom

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Using ICT tools in teaching and Learning

  1. 1. “Using ICT tools in teaching and learning” Importance of ICT in the Classroom Presented by: Misheck Mutuzana Computer Studies Examiner
  2. 2. “Using ICT tools in teaching and learning”
  3. 3. Outline  What is technology?  What does it mean to teach or learn using ICT tools?  How to source information or resources?  Skills that can be acquired through the use of ICT tools.  Advantages of Technology in the classroom  Disadvantages of Technology in the classroom  Conclusion  Reference -1-
  4. 4. “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them”. Albert Einstein “You must be the change you wish to see in the world”. Mahatma Gandhi -2-
  5. 5. -3- What is technology? Technology refers to the collection of tools that make it easier to use, create, manage and exchange information. “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important”. (Bill Gates, 2010)
  6. 6. It means the use of:  Computers What does it mean to teach or learn using ICT tools? -4-
  7. 7. What does it mean to teach or learn using ICT tools? It means the use of:  Laptops -5-
  8. 8. It means the use of:  Notebooks What does it mean to teach or learn using ICT tools? -6-
  9. 9. It means the use of:  Smartphones What does it mean to teach or learn using ICT tools? -7-
  10. 10. It means the use of:  PDAs What does it mean to teach or learn using ICT tools? -8-
  11. 11. It means the use of:  LCD Projectors Or Beamers What does it mean to teach or learn using ICT tools? -9-
  12. 12. It means the use of:  Internet and email What does it mean to teach or learn using ICT tools? -10-
  13. 13. It means the use of:  Software What does it mean to teach or learn using ICT tools? -11-
  14. 14. Teachers and students can find information on Anything, Anytime, Anywhere using… How to source information or resources -12-
  15. 15. How to handle information or resources Teachers and students can find information on Anything, Anytime, Anywhere using… -13 -
  16. 16. Skills that can be acquired through ICT tools Teachers and students can get the following skills…  Blogging  Podcasting  Programing  Designing  Tagging  Uploading  Twittering  Bookmarking -14-
  17. 17. Teachers and students can get the following skills…  Searching  Editing  Downloading  Subscribing  Linking  Experimenting  Commenting  Crowdsourcing Skills that can be acquired through ICT tools -15-
  18. 18.  Technology Promotes individual learning.  Technology bridges the gap between teachers and students  Technology Encourages group learning  Technology simplifies teachers work Advantages of Technology in the classroom -16-
  19. 19.  Distraction in the classroom  It is expensive: Schools with small budgets can not afford.  Requires Training: Both teachers and students need extra training on how to use various educational technologies. Disadvantages of Technology in the classroom -17-
  20. 20. In today’s society, the use of ICT has become part and parcel of human life and is fast becoming the digitalized enhanced teaching and learning norm in education. Conclusion -18-
  21. 21. Thank you for your attention!!!
  22. 22. Any Questions!!!
  23. 23. References  Kareka, R. 2013. What Is Technology – Meaning of Technology and Its Use http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/T/technology.html [Accessed on 23/04/2015]  Mbewe, S.B.(2015) Introduction to Computing and ICT Skills. PCE 121: The Zambia Centre for Accountancy Studies module  BBC online, 2010. Our mobile future. Available at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/2010/02/bbconlineourmobilefuture.html [Accessed: 23/04/2015]  http://www.importanceoftechnology.info/21th-century-technology/  http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_computers.html#aLSFp7qvBQivKwQx.99  http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/S/social_media.html  http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/ICT_in_Education/The_Uses_of_ICTs_in_Education  http://edtechreview.in/trends-insights/insights/959-advantages-of-using-ict-in-learning- teaching-processes  http://www.thinkfinity.org/uploadedimages  http://www.facebook.org  http://www.twitter  http://www.bing.com  http://www.google.com  http://www.skype.com  http://www.skype.com  http://www.YouTube.com  http://www.yahoo.com  http://www.Ask.com  http://www.yellowpages.com  http://www.WhatsApp.com  http://www.wikipedia.org  http://www.microsoft.com
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