Aims and Objective

You will how to successfully integrate ICT in the classroom practices that are meaningful and purposeful by applying ICT teaching and learning strategies in practical exercises and implementing sound instructional decisions in the primary classroom.

Teacher Takeaways

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

  • Examine opportunities for cross-curricular use of ICT.

  • Construct mathematics learning activities that develops ICT capability

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course

    • Welcome to the course!

    • Before we begin...

    • Technology Integration vs ICT Capability: What is the difference?

    • How to Build your Confidence when using ICT in the classroom?

    • Benefits of using ICT in the Primary Classroom

    • Using ICT in the Classroom Effectively

  • 2

    Using ICT in the Primary Classroom

    • How to overcome Barriers of using ICT in the Classroom

    • ICT and Classroom Management

    • ICT tools that could be used in the classroom

  • 3

    Using ICT in Primary Maths

    • ICT tools for teaching and learning mathematics

    • Technology integration in maths lessons

  • 4

    Using ICT in Primary Science

    • ICT tools for Teaching Science

    • How to integrate technology in the science classroom

  • 5

    Primary Literacy with ICT

    • Teaching Approaches to Literacy with ICT learning

    • Teaching Text Structure and Organisation with ICT

  • 6

    Supporting ICT in the Classroom (ICT Teaching Strategies)

    • What are the general principles of planning ICT integration?

    • How to apply the teaching strategies?

  • 7

    How to assess student learning when integrating ICT in the classroom?

    • Why use formative assessment strategies in Primary School?

    • Why assess student capabilities in ICT?

  • 8

    Complete the course

    • Course survey

    • More free resources for you

Course Qualities

  • Self-Paced

    This course is self-paced and you can do it anytime and anywhere. Learn and apply it in your own teaching and learning environment.

  • Curriculum Aligned

    This course uses examples from the Australian Curriculum Science learning area.

  • Classroom ready

    This course is designed to be implemented within your own teaching and learning environment. It encourages the application of theories and strategies learned.

Meet your Instructor

Director/Course Facilitator

Michael Hilkemeijer

As a teacher for over 15 years, Michael has taught and learned about the effective use of technology in education through his teaching practices and studies. He has a Masters in Education (ICTE) that focuses on effective instructional design and for over the past 8 years he has studied literature and case studies on the art of successful technology integration in education - the development of ICT capability. Through this process, he has written many articles, both online and in national magazines on the best practices for teachers in early childhood and primary education to develop ICT capability. One of which is the continual support of teachers in their professional learning.

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