Innovate with ICT

This clever book caters for all levels of ability and throughout has sections encouraging you to develop your skills. Read review

Innovate with ICT: engaging ICT across the curriculum is divided into two main parts: Understanding the ICT and Skills and Issues. The first section demonstrates how to use a particular tool by actually creating a resource that can be used with your classes. The second section begins with the Key Skill(s) as the premise and demonstrates how a Key Skill can be enhanced through using a particular ICT tool. So, for example, if you are looking for an effective way to progress students’ Thinking-Skills then read about how to use Adobe Flash to create an interactive diagram in our Deep Learning chapter in Skills & Issues.

Each chapter has a skills focus which is detailed in the Learning Zone box. This area also discusses opportunities for extending a particular skill with the ICT tool in question. In Understanding the ICT, the Learning Zone indicates which skill will be enhanced and how the ICT can assist, while the Skills and Issues section focuses on the Key Skill itself and provides opportunities to find out more about e.g. Independent Learning.

We are both indebted to our University tutor and mentor Terry Haydn for inspiring us to become hard-working teachers. Thank you Terry.

Johannes Ahrenfelt & Neal Watkin

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