Brilliant Ideas for Using ICT in the Classroom is a totally practical, hands-on guide to using ICT in and around the classroom for all secondary school teachers and lecturers in post-compulsory education. Assuming no prior expertise, it centres on software and resources that are free or very low cost, and offers step-by-step guidance and creative ideas to improve the experience and engagement of your students.
With a focus on what tools to use, what educational need they satisfy and how to incorporate them into good pedagogy, key topics covered include:
- Effective use of presentation technologies
- Using, producing and sharing multimedia
- Interactive whiteboards and related technologies
- Using Web 2.0 technologies
- Mobile learning
- Supporting diverse student needs through technology.
Brilliant Ideas for Using ICT in the Classroom puts equal emphasis on both technical and pedagogical issues, making it the ideal companion whatever your ICT or e-learning needs. Catering equally well for Windows, Mac and Linux users, this book is designed to give you all the confidence you need to start teaching brilliantly with ICT.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Presenting on a screen 3. Working more imaginatively with text 4. Introducing multimedia 5. Taking learning online 6. Personalising the learner experience with technology
Matt Jarvis is an experienced teacher and trainer, and a Chartered Psychologist. He is author of a range of essential texts for teachers and students and has previously worked as an ILT Co-ordinator. Currently he teaches part-time, runs a small training and consultancy business and has an Honorary Research Fellowship.