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ICT

What does It Look Like in Your Classroom? (Part 2)

ICT Capability is one of the general capabilities in the Australian Curriculum.  One element is “Investigating with ICT”.  This element involves students developing an ability to Define and plan information searches Locate, generate and access data and information Select and evaluate data and information.   So, what does this look like in your classroom? Using […]

What does It Look Like in Your Classroom? (Part 1)

ICT Capability is one of the general capabilities in the Australian Curriculum. One element is “Applying social and ethical protocols and practices when using ICT”. This element involves students developing an ability to Recognise intellectual property Apply digital information security practices Apply personal security protocols Identify the impacts of ICT in Society So, what does […]

Proud as Punch (Both as a Mum and an Educator)

The last term has been a busy one.  Not only as an educator but as a Mum as well.  You see the last term has been dedicated to our Year 6 Exhibition.  My beautiful children attend the school where I work and as my daughter is in Year 6 she has been part of the […]

Basic ICT Skills – Doesn't Everyone Have Them?

I had the opportunity yesterday to assist at a PD session on the use of Word, PowerPoint, and Audacity.  Things that I’m sure a majority of teachers take advantage of everyday sometimes to the detriment of learning.  Now this was a session for those who felt they had a beginner level.  I was surprised.  I […]