Creative ICT in the Classroom: Using New Tools for Learning

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Continuum International Publishing Group, Limited, 2006 - Computer-assisted instruction - 176 pages
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If you have enjoyed John Davitt?s accessible and practical book on using ICT in the classroom, this book takes it one step further. It provides a collection of ready-made activities that can help you achieve greater creativity ion lessons ? not just creativity to perform or make things, but original creative thinking for learning. It is also full of ways to make the most of ICT as a tool to enhance learning. The ideas it contains can be used immediately, including:- approaches to storytelling using ICT- using technology to take learning into new environments- creative teamwork and problem solving- adventures and games to spark creativity.Eight projects are showcased, providing creative, fun activities that can be adapted for your own setting and mainly use software that is freely available. For each project the authors show how the ideas might be used in any classroom or local environment and then give the tools for carrying them out. The accompanying CD-ROM provides internet links to support projects in the book, together with a range of other helpful ICT resources.

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The Learning Discovery Centre team consists of Kudsia Batool, Cheryl Eyre, Adrian Horner, Bill How and Guy Shearer. They are all active teachers working at Northamptonshires leading-edge learning venue, supporting teachers in bringing together new technologies and thoughtful approaches to learning.

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