ICT skills for graduate teachers: self-directed learning

The effective integration of ICT in the school and classroom can both transform pedagogy and empower students. It is important that teachers are able to successfully weave technology into learning projects.

Level of familiarity with ICT will naturally differ among beginning teachers. This site is designed to help you learn at your own level and pace to further develop your competency and confidence in the use of ICT. Below are a number of real-world scenarios or tasks you may encounter in your day-to-day work as a teacher. By clicking on a task you can access a range of tutorials and resources that will help you to further integrate ICT into your teaching and learning.


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To find tutorials for a particular teaching task, browse the table below.

 

Purpose

Type

Animating diagrams in PowerPoint

Lesson preparation

Building web animations

Lesson preparation

Compiling a mark book

Administration

Conducting a lesson using interactive whiteboards

Teaching and learning

Conducting a presentation to stakeholders

Communication

Conducting a presentation in class

Teaching and learning

Conducting an online class or discussion

Teaching and learning

Creating a quiz on PowerPoint using buttons and hyperlinks

Teaching and learning

Creating a school newsletter or newspaper

Communication

Creating a school publication

Communication

Creating a talking book

Teaching and learning

Creating a WebQuest

Lesson preparation

Creating a worksheet

Lesson preparation

Downloading images from the Internet

Lesson preparation

Drawing a chart

Lesson preparation

Drawing a table

Lesson preparation

Inserting a video into a PowerPoint presentation

Lesson preparation

Inserting pictures into an existing document

Lesson preparation

Lesson notes

Teaching and learning

Mail merge to create certificates

Teaching and learning

Mail merge to create letters to parents

Communication

Teaching students to write a report

Teaching and learning