Why ICT is Different

In an education setting there are hundreds of reasons as to why ICT is classed as different or better than the old school pen and pencil. ICT devices in the classroom such as, projectors, interactive whiteboards and IPads allow teachers to not only relate the content to students current interests but also it allows for a development of ICT knowledge within a younger generation. Planning a pedagogy that encompasses technology not only excites children but it engages their visual, auditory and sensory learning which is critical when teaching new subject areas. In teaching with technology, teachers are opening their horizons to an array of different modes, resources and ways of teaching. A video on teaching with ICT can be found below:

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Coursera. (2016). ICT in Primary Education: Transforming children’s learning across the curriculum [Video File]. Retrieved from https://www.coursera.org/course/ictinprimary

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