Bloggin away

So for the past couple of months I have gone from blog novice to blog advanced beginner. Although I am a far way off becoming an expert blogger, I do believe that it is a great skill to have and think that students could benefit greatly from sharing their thoughts on a blog where they […]

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How can ICTs help???

A burning question … how can ICTs help students learn? My thoughts are that ICTs can help a broad range of learners within the classroom environment. If you have students that are visual learners – ICTs can help If you have students that are kinesthetic learners – ICTs can help If you have students require […]

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My Growing Mindset

When I first began learning about how to create an ICT rich unit with various ICTs integrated throughout learning experiences, I felt way out of my depth. I thought, I can’t do this I don’t have enough knowledge to understand what constitutes and effective ICT or even have the knowledge of what ICTs were out […]

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SeeSaw Up & Down…

After visiting my mentors class again today, I discovered the application of SeeSaw – an online journaling tool that enables the teacher to connect with her students and parents outside of school hours. I must admit, I had never heard of SeeSaw before and didn’t even know what it was. However, after being shown the […]

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Guiding us through it all

Wang (2008) states it perfectly ‘Effective integration of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into┬áteaching and learning is becoming an essential competency for teachers’. So how do we know if we’re on the right track? Check out Wang’s (2008) article here to view a model for guiding ICT implementation into teaching and learning.

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Influences of ICT

Upon finding this article and reading through some of it … I know I should read the whole thing but due to limited time I didn’t… However the author Jamieson-Proctor, Burnett and Watson (2006) make some very valid points. The one that intrigued me the most was what influences the teachers success on using ICTs […]

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