Motivated by the conviction that ICT should be used as an effective tool, this book shows how it can support teaching and learning in the classroom and in the virtual world of school intranet, websites and learning platforms. Practical tasks and teaching tips demonstrate how imaginative use of technology can promote creative and enthusiastic teaching, as well as enable new approaches to teaching and learning. It includes descriptions of new technologies and systems and how they can be used, as well as guidance on the software, and activities to engage pupils in their own learning.

Thinking Skills and Social Learning through ICT

Thinking skills and social learning through ICT

By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

  • identify ICT-enabled opportunities in your curriculum to promote thinking skills;
  • understand the value of thinking skills to support learning;
  • conduct an ICT-based lesson without computers;
  • facilitate discussion of ICT-related topics;
  • enrich your curriculum through ICT-based activities.

Professional Standards for QTS

Q10, Q14, Q17

This chapter addresses the QTS standards relating to pedagogy. To meet the ...

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