Paper - Non-Refereed

Have you heard the term Web 2.0 but not quite sure what it means for you or your classroom? You
Kids Congress is a shared educational experience using contemporary ICT tools for students aged 10-14 years. It focuses on a global social justice agenda using ICT methodologies developed by students and presented to students in intensive mode. This paper describes how a variety of media and methodologies are used to provide rich opportunities for students to share, exchange, present ideas and opinions in the context of a belief in the power of the individual to make a difference.
Digital media provides an inventory of powerful learning tools for technology, science and mathematics education in the primary school. Opportunities are provided for recording, designing, creating, experimenting, calculating and expressing using information and communication technology (ICT) to enhance learning. This paper describes how digital media is being used with the
To help learners better understand learning content and promote inquiry learning, this research proposes a seamless design of answer-on-demand functionalities for asynchronous eLearning to ensure learners feel free to ask questions and get timely answers. With this design learners can ask handwritten, spoken, or typewritten questions and get timely answers through a Q&A design based on the Pareto Principle. After brief experimentation it was shown that students accustomed to an AOD system feel at home and at ease asking their questions by speaking and writing them.
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