ICT Primary Research

In my class, ICT and the Primary classroom, we were asked to find research pertaining to our country.  What I find most interesting is the amount of government help given in less developed countries.

  http://www.gatesfoundation.org/Media-Center/Press-Releases/2010/03/40000-Teachers-Give-Their-Views-on-Education-Reform

*81% of teachers say that up to date IT is essential

http://www.cited.org/index.aspx?page_id=187

  • “close to 75% of classrooms in the United States have Internet access (CEO Forum, 2000). Despite this nearly ubiquitous access to computer technology, however, there is a significant gap between the presence of technology and its usage in the classroom.”

  • “it is rarely used to its fullest potential (Royer, 2002).”

 

These posts are from colleagues:
We have been studying animal classification and their adaptations to the environment. As an alternative to a PPT presentation or Key Note presentation, students will create an interactive e-book in which they can record information, create games, add pictures and drawings and publish online.
The app used is called Tiny Tap and it is really easy to use.

Ruby

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