THINK! è un think tank non profit internazionale che ha lo scopo di diffondere la conoscenza su come le tecnologie digitali possano attivare processi di innovazione e sviluppo sostenibile
CATEGORIA: Qualità della vita (Vedi tutti)
TAGLINE: Using technology to transform learning
KEYWORDS: eLearning, Education
Quality Education for 21st Century.
Transform Education by building the capacity of schools to embrace 21st century education through a judicious teacher professional development program and use of affordable and appropriate technologies.
To use the time and distance annihilating properties of ICT’s in transforming the chalk and talk methods through pedagogical ICT integration to improve the quality of teaching and learning in Kenyan Schools.
Information and communication technology (ICT has) has tremendous potential to transform teaching and learning. Kenya’s classrooms will not change for the better simply by providing computers into them. Teacher buy-in, effective professional development, and a vision for the ways in which curriculum and instruction need to evolve in order to educate students for a rapidly changing world are all essential to such a transformation.
As part of teacher professional development within the framework of the Kenya eSchools program, Kenya ICT Trust Fund is already incorporating technology into the curriculum with the belief that:
The Kenya eSchools program is already providing ICT suites complete with digital content with clear student learning objectives, assessment strategies and interactive technology packages to:
Address individual learning styles and varied array of intelligences
Provide flexible and easily adjustable learning experiences to fit ability levels of learners Provide differentiated format for presentation and dissemination of content in various ways as like graphic, video, virtual reality, animations, simulations, audio, music, interactive and gaming elements;
Engage students through rich interactivity with instructors, peers and content.
Our Microsoft Partners -in –Learning (PiL) inspired Teacher Professional Development program, is based on the UNESCO- Competency Framework for Teachers .This pedagogical ICT integration program inspires, prepares, and equips teachers to:
Kenya e-schools will be characterized as institutions that: