This course is now available in our ICT in Education Teacher Academy

Course Objective

You will learn how to assess the impact of your use of technology in learning activities by establishing a starting point for ICT learning and embedding strategies that enable you to plot a learning journey for students.

Teacher Testimonials

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"A great course with lots of information about embedding ICT and assessing students' ICT capability in primary schools. "

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"I consider myself to be highly confident in ICT, however, through this comprehensive course, I learnt things that I never knew about. I honestly feel so much more empowered as a primary educator when teaching and assessing student ICT capability."

Teacher Takeaways

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

  • Learn about integrating ICT and developing ICT capability in the National Curriculum.

  • Plan and identify opportunities for assessment.

  • Understand the significance of learning progression.

  • Unlock barriers to assessing ICT capability.

  • Gain an appreciation of where a student is, where they are heading and where they should be in terms of ICT capability.

  • Gather strong empirical evidence of attainment .

  • Make an informed decision about assessment strategies for your classroom and school.

What is Assessment for Learning and Development?

Assessment for Learning is about obtaining data on a child's performance throughout the year. It is the best form of assessment for you as a teacher as it allows you to adjust your teaching strategies for individual children thus making it personalised. You can learn more about Assessment for Learning here.

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Assessing ICT Capability

Why assessment for learning strategies works?

ICT is inextricably associated with practical outcomes in meaningful subject-related contexts. 

Most of the key elements of ICT capability are practical. An assessment of finished products will provide only partial and often very limited evidence of a child's ICT capabilities.

In this assessment training for teachers, we advocate for the assessment of each of the components of ICT capability using specific strategies that practical and immediately actionable.

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Why you should join these classes today?

In this assessment professional development for teachers you will learn to have an appreciation of where the children are, where they ought to be and where they might be heading next.

You will be able to determine their starting point and then give accurate directions that will enable them to plot a course.

Join the class today and locate a child's starting point for their continuous journey towards ICT capability today.

Course curriculum

    1. Teacher Testimonials - Making an impact on student learning from past evaluations

    2. How to use this course

    3. Before we begin...

    1. Why use formative assessment strategies in Primary School?

    2. TPACK and SAMR: Where does this course fit in?

    3. Module Reflection

    4. Module Survey

    1. Why ICT capability as a case study in Primary Education?

    2. Getting the basics - What is ICT?

    3. An Example of ICT Capability in a Curriculum -(Using the Australian Curriculum)

    4. What software is best for the development of ICT capability?

    5. In what learning context can ICT Capability be assessed?

    6. What am I assessing?

    7. What is the desired destination?

    8. Teacher Competence

    9. Module Reflection

    10. Module Survey

    1. Overview

    2. Current Recommendations

    3. Making student progression a priority

    4. Case Study: The Importance of Learning Progression in ICT Capability

    5. Case Study: Planning for Learning Progression

    6. Case Study: What is Learning Progression in ICT Capability

    7. Case Study: Factors of Learning Progression in ICT Capability

    8. Module Reflection

    9. Module Survey

    1. Records for Teachers

    2. Classroom Practices that monitor and inform learning

    3. How does accurately tracking student data affect instructional decisions?

    4. How does keeping accurate records affect your communications?

    5. Case Study: Designing Records to Track ICT capability

    6. Case Study: Tips on Keeping Effective Records in ICT Capability

    7. ICT Capability Formative Assessment Pack

    8. End of School

    9. Module Reflection

    10. Module Survey

    1. Monitoring student progress

    2. How to maintain records?

    3. Tracking student progress successfully

    4. Case Study: Monitoring Children's ICT Capability

    5. Case Study: Recording children's ICT capability

    6. Module Reflection

    7. Module Survey

About this course

  • $260.00
  • 78 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content