ICT Teaching Strategies in Primary Education

Developing Student ICT Capability

As a primary teacher, your ultimate aim should always be to enable students to use a range of 'transparent' routines and ICT techniques. To equip the children with sufficient experience to enable them to use ICT without having to stop and think.

Teacher Testimonials

Very beneficial

Kerrie

“This course has been beneficial. I have learned more about how to integrate ICT in the classroom and how to support the students who struggle in this area. The readings have been particularly useful and it has been great to see other professionals and their use of ICT in the classroom.”

Thoroughly enjoyed this course

Louise

"I have thoroughly enjoyed this course. I have learned the importance of ICT in all schools. This course has enhanced my ideas of classroom practice by giving me confidence that I was on the right track."

Great tips

Andrew

"I will definitely employ these ideas. Great tips."

Great experience

Jasmine

"It was a great experience. I learned a lot."

Opened my eyes

Kristen

"Thanks, this course has opened my eyes and helped me to understand the importance of ICT in all curriculum areas and how to make my ICT teaching more effective. "

Applying ICT Teaching Strategies in Primary Science

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ICT objectives and Subject Learning

Overcoming the issues between them

It is inevitable that, at times, the learning objectives for the subject take precedence over those for ICT. It is not only inevitable, it is essential that it should. You should constantly monitor the way the children are solving the problems and doing the tasks so that you are able to show them new or more efficient methods of using ICT to achieve the learning outcomes.

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Incorporating ICT Teaching Strategies for Primary School

Sonja Leitch

I found this course insightful with a mixture of YouTube clips and reading materials. It gives me the confidence to incorporate more into literacy, maths an...

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I found this course insightful with a mixture of YouTube clips and reading materials. It gives me the confidence to incorporate more into literacy, maths and science lessons. It allows the lessons to be more interactive to engage the students. Especially, as the students of today are readily to exposed to ICT in their everyday life. To have this reinforced in the classroom provides them with opportunities to explore and build on their knowledge.

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Course Objective

You will learn how to effectively integrate and support digital technologies across the key learning areas of the Primary Curriculum by embedding evidence-based ICT teaching strategies for primary school that will develop student ICT capability in the Learning Continuum.

Teacher Takeaways

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Analyse the situation

  • Understand how students learn with ICT

  • Practice ICT teaching strategies for primary school classrooms

  • Facilitate student capabilities in ICT

  • Develop a whole school approach to ICT capability

  • Select the appropriate ICT tools to use in the classroom

  • Support ICT capability development across key learning areas

  • Create an inclusive technology-rich learning environment

Bonus material

Include additional content to your course curriculum to provide further value to your students.

  • Downloadable Resources

    Primary teaching resources that you can take back to the classroom and refer to for additional support.

  • Continual Support

    Receive continual support for your professional learning either by reading our online articles or by email. We are here to support your learning journey.

  • Additional Research

    Gain access to the latest research and studies that pertain the most interest to your needs.

NESA Accredited Course

Completing this online workshop will contribute to 5 hours of NESA registered PD addressing 2.6.2 and 3.4.2 of Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW, QLD, Vic and ACT (Australia).

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • A message from the instructor

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

    • ICT Capability in the Australian Curriculum

    • Learning with Technology in the Classroom

    • ICT Skills in Primary Education

    • What is ICT Capability?

    • Teacher Development exercise

  • 2

    ICT Teaching and learning Strategies

    • Lesson Planning for teachers

    • Scaffolding technology in the classroom

    • Teacher Intervention

    • How to avoid any misconceptions

    • Identifying opportunities for learning

    • How to motivate students for learning progression?

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    • Differentiated Instruction with Technology

    • Reflecting on Classroom Practices

    • Teacher Development exercise

  • 3

    Facilitating Capabilities in ICT

    • How to develop the ICT capability components?

    • Providing effective support

    • Structuring and Stimulating learning

    • How to group students in ICT learning activities?

    • Other successful strategies that you need to know today

    • Teacher Development exercise

  • 4

    Selecting appropriate ICT tools

    • Primary ICT tools for ICT Capability

    • What you need to know about ICT Tool 1

    • What you need to know about ICT tool 2

    • What you need to know about ICT tools 3

    • Teacher Development exercise

  • 5

    A Whole School approach

    • What is a whole-school approach to ICT capability?

    • The Importance of Progression and Continuity in ICT Capability

    • Managing student transitions

    • Solving Discontinuity

    • Teacher Liaisons

    • Teacher Development exercise

  • 6

    Supporting ICT Capability across Key Learning Areas

    • Primary Science

    • Teaching Strategies for Spreadsheets in Primary Science

    • Primary Mathematics

    • Primary English/Literacy

    • Teacher Development exercise

  • 7

    Next steps

    • More resources for you

    • Course survey

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