ICT in learning areas

Images can be created, edited and enhanced to change the mood, message and intent of a scene. Understanding how images are manipulated can assist in learning of visual critical literacy. This presentation will focus on how Photoshop Elements 2 simplifies the processes of image creation and manipulation. Learn how The English Teachers Association NSW is introducing Visual Literacy into the classroom in their Professional Development program with Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.
Fundamentally, The thinking Schools, Learning Nation Vision is to improve our education system in preparing Singaporeans for the challenging years ahead. The Ministry of Education has embarked on a national plan, Masterplan for IT in Education to fulfil the anticipated needs of the Information Communication Technology. Everyone in school is expected to respond to the demands of this expanded horizon of learning. Teacher training has become the centerpiece of this plan as teachers are the key implementators.
Conveying information to an unknown but real audience requires considerable skill and presents a real-world challenge that engages students. The combination of information gathering, organising, planning, writing and creative design to build a website through teamwork is a demanding task, but one that is also rewarding. The International ThinkQuest competition adds another dimension because the multinational collaboration can become a special reward in its own right. This free international activity is readily available to every school, teacher and students aged 9 to 19.
Chua Kwee Gek National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University Singapore kgchua@nie.edu.sg The vision of Thinking Schools Learning Nation in 1997 sowed the seed for the three great initiatives. One of which was Masterplan for IT in Education, a blueprint for the use of IT in schools. It lays the foundation and comprehensive strategy in creating an IT-enriched learning environment for everyone in schools.
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ACCE Partners
ACCE Partners
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