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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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PART B to Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants

This is the second part of the Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants blog. This specifically pertains to the use of ICT in my blog. As you may have noticed, there are three different types of ICT utilised in the blog. There … Continue reading

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Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants

Digital Natives vs Digital Immigrants The terms Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants were termed by Marc Prensky in his article ‘Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants’ (2001) and that the rise of the former has necessitated a change in the way educational … Continue reading

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