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Online Games

Online games are a great way to get children to interact with the subject, experience, build on the kjnowledge they have and they are therefore more likely to retain the information. It will benefit kinaesthetic learners in particular and also … Continue reading

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Mobile Learning

Descriptive Reflection: “Learning that happens across location, or that takes advantage of learning opportunities offered by portable technologies” (Wikipedia Definition) Mobile learning is based on the development of technology that is now available for students to use. The types of … Continue reading

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Sound Files

Sound Files (also known as audio files) are a great method of communicating information to students in the classroom. Auditory Learners in particular will benefit from the use of audio files because they learn best when the hear the information … Continue reading

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Graphics and Images

Graphics and Images are useful multimedia devices that can be incorporated into a lesson. Graphics and Images can be used to specifically cater to a specific learning style for Visual learners. Visual learners learn better with the use of images, … Continue reading

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Pedagogical Beliefs and ICT Integration

Descriptive Reflection: “Technology is now considered by most educators and parents to be an integral part of providing a high-quality  education” (U.S. DOE, 2003, p. 3) in (Ertmer, 2005). The integration of ICT, as discussed in (Ertmer, 2005), has been … Continue reading

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Social Constructivism

Descriptive Reflection: Social constructivism can be explained as an approach/understanding of teaching and they way in which students learn the information taught to them. It defines the understanding that the needs of students have changed in comparison to previous years … Continue reading

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ICT as a Cognitive Tool- Webquests

Descriptive Reflection: Webquests can be defined as a research activity made for students that require them to use the internet to find relevant information relating to the selected topic. The students utilise numerous resources to answer the questions provided to … Continue reading

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