Most schools use ICT tools to ease the load on overburdened teachers, enable full coverage of the school curriculum and make learning fun. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Motivate your answer indicating how:
1.1 ICT tools ease/ do not ease teachers load.
1.2 ICT tools enable/do not enable full coverage of the schools curriculum and
1.3 ICT tools make/do not make learning fun
Give three examples on each of these aspects.
1.Yes I agree, teachers use ICT tools such as use of interactive digital whiteboards using students own smartphones or other devices to communicate, disseminate, create, store and manage information during and after class time.
2.ICT tools enables the full coverage of the curriculum as the tools enable all students to have opportunity to become competent, discriminating ,creative and productive users of ICT and students can efficiently access digital information to assist with investigating issues, solving problems and decision making. ICT tools integrates projects that include several courses large projects enabling quick coverage of syllabus.
3.ICT tools makes learning fun for the students and improves memorization ability of learners like use of images and interactivity to make stories come alive.
1.Teachers use ICT tools ease workload such as;
a. use of interactive white board as a base for other applications that will make things work in a more efficient way.
b. use of videoconferencing tools for inviting experts and this avoids travelling expenses and make it efficient to approach experts who are far easily.
c. Data is stored in a systematic way hence safe and can be easily retrieved by teachers and this saves time.
2,a.ICT tools enables curriculum as tends to use mostly learner centered method of learning where students take time to research and facilitates self paced learning.
b. ICT allows teacher to produce and modify resources quickly easily.
c .ICT allows access to wide range of information in various formats hence making curriculum coverage easier.
3,a.through digital story telling tools such as storybird makes writing more exciting.
b. use of images and interactivity to make stories come live.
c. enhances expression and portability.
Ict tools ease teachers load Ict tools enable full coverage of school curriculum Ict tools make learning fun 2.choose 1 ict tools 2.1 how does the chosen tool keep learners engaged in lesson 2.2 help learners with different learning styles 2.3prepare learners with life skills