Monthly Archives: May 2011

Current Trends in ICT

Interactive Whiteboards     http://blog.teachnet.ie/podcasts/TeachNetPodcasts17.mp3   The above podcast has been sourced from http://blog.teachnet.ie and is an interview with Simon Lewis, a Primary school principal and blogger on http://www.anseo.net, on the rise and popularity of Interactive Whiteboards in today’s schools. … Continue reading

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Mobile Learning

Online Quiz – Ancient Greece http://quizhub.com/quiz/free/f-greece.cfm The above quiz is found on QuizHub. It is designed to test students’ knowledge of Ancient Greece. The site has a number of educational games, all of which are compatible with the IPad – … Continue reading

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Pedagogical Belief and ICT Integrations

The picture above shows a vitual classroom and is an example of ICT integration into the education process.   PART A Ertmer Ertmer’s article, ‘Teacher Pedagogical Beliefs: The final frontier in our quest for technology integration’ looks at the use … Continue reading

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ICT as a Cognitive Tool – Webquests

PART A The following link is an example of a Webquest. This particular Webquest is a commerce one: http://www.webquestdirect.com.au/webquest.asp?id=791&page=5996 By addressing the key aspects of meaningful learning, a Webquest is a good example of how ICT can be an effective … Continue reading

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Constructivism!

The above graphic organiser is retrieved from Dr Chris Campbell’s Powerpoint presentation Information Technology for Teaching and Learning PART A The NSW Board of Studies has taken a stance that learning should be constructivist in its approach. But what is … Continue reading

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