Technology integration

Technology integration in the classroom includes many different learning theories, especially when it is most effective when you combine the constructivist model of learning and directed instructions along with connectivism. It is important for students to be able to construct knowledge and meaning from their experiences which will make it more memorable. As teachers, we … More Technology integration

Hardware or software choices in Science

In Science, teachers don’t always have to spend time on long projects that include the whole scientific process. But in order for students to have a hands-on experience of what they’ve learned, teachers have to change their teaching style. Online resources such as Splash ABC allows students to visualise data and phenomena. Tools like that … More Hardware or software choices in Science


We cannot educate the same way as we did, because of the integration of the new and fast-paced technology, yet endorse authentic learning by delivering a new form of education (Jacobs, 2010). Schools must offer a structure where there is real consistency and relevant learning taking place at all times (Ackerman & Krupp, 2012). In … More BYOD

QR codes

We like to use worksheets and textbooks in classrooms. But it’s just not as exciting as QR codes where you can just scan and get information.It can be used by all year levels in all subjects. A science teacher can attach a video of electron transport chain when we learn about this topic. Similarly, primary … More QR codes

Technology Tools for 21st Century Teaching – The Basic Suite

When should students start word processing? Students can learn to word processing software as young as 4 years old. There are some softwares that are designed for young children. It will benefit their writing skills especially when they start using these softwares at a young age. However, some people might worry that younger generations will … More Technology Tools for 21st Century Teaching – The Basic Suite

Interactive Whiteboards in Classrooms

Interactive whiteboards can be seen almost in every classroom. But why do some teachers use them and others only use it as a visual aid? Interactive Whiteboards (IWBs) encourage dialogic teaching and not only students learning from each other but teachers and students building on each others’ ideas (Mercer,┬áHennessy, & Warwick, 2010). The IWBs can … More Interactive Whiteboards in Classrooms