INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN SCIENCE SSI 3013 LECTURER : EN. AZMI IBRAHIM
GROUP MEMBERS• Nur Hayati Yusoff• Norfarrahdilah Amir
SMART SCHOOL A Malaysian education system which learning institution that reconstruct systematically teaching-learning and school management in order to prepared children for Information Age.
The Malaysian Smart School has the following qualities :• A philosophy that says all students can learn if taught, coupled with high expectations for all students .• A broad curriculum that considers the different capabilities and needs of all students .• A school climate that is conducive to learning.• An on-going assessment that supports good instruction.• Strong and professional principals and teachers.• A high level of parent and community involvement and support.
Teaching and learning process were included theprocess of curriculum, pedagogy, assessment and teaching-learning materials in a mutually reinforcing, coherent manner.
OBJECTIVE• To provide all-round development of the individual like intellectual, physical, emotional and spiritual.• To provide opportunities to enhance individual strengths and abilities.• To produce a thinking and technology-literate.• Democratize education.• Increase participation of stakeholders.
Key Components of a Smart School• Teaching and Learning Curriculum : designed to help students achieve overall and balanced development. Pedagogy: allows for appropriate mix of learning strategies to ensure mastery of basic competencies and promotion of holistic development. Assessment: designed to give accurate feedback of students’ readiness, progress, achievement and aptitude.
Teaching-Learning Materials: cognitively challenging andmotivating by combining the best of network-based, teacher-based, and courseware materials.
• Technology Smart School practices in teaching and learning, management, and communication with external constituencies will dictate technical requirements and technology solutions.
USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN SMART SCHOOL• Classrooms with multimedia courseware and presentation facilities, and e-mail or groupware for collaborative work.• Library/Media Centre with a database centre for multimedia courseware, and network resources like access to the internet.• Computer laboratory for teaching, such as computer Studies as a subject, and readily accessible multimedia and audiovisual equipment.• Multimedia Development Centre with tools for creating multimedia materials and catering to varying levels of sophistication.
• Studio/Theatre with a control room for centralised audiovisual equipment, videoconferencing studio, preview room for audio, video, or laser disc materials.• Teachers’ Room with on-line access to courseware catalogues and databases, information and resource management systems, professional networking tools, such as e-mail and groupware.• Administration Offices capable of managing databases of student and facilities, tracking student and teacher performance or resources, and distributing notices and other information electronically.• Server Room equipped to handle applications, management databases, and web servers; provide security; and telecommunications interface and access to network resources.
ICT AS ENABLER IN TEACHING AND LEARNING• The uses of the computer provide the source of latest educational materials .• ICT is used as a tool that facilitates group work within the class and across the class.• Use of software or courseware helps the student to stimulate learning in experimental learning process.
• Distance learning can be convenient.• ICT as a tool to search, collect and collate information.• Electronic assessment can be perfoming by using built-in assessment courseware.
• 1. Wave 1 – The Pilot (1999-2002) Implementation on 87 schools• 2. Wave 2 – The Post-Pilot (2002-2005) Lessons learnt from the Pilot• 3. Wave 3 – Making All Schoo ls Smart (2005-2010) Extending the digital transformation to all• 4. Wave 4 – Consolidate and Stabilise (2010-2020) Technology becomes an integral part of the nation’s learning Process