ICT integration

Embedding ICT & Literacy across the Curriculum

 

Integrating ICT with Daily Teaching & Learning Practices

 

‘Literacy includes the capacity to read, understand and critically appreciate various forms of communication including spoken language, printed text, broadcast media and digital media’   (Literacy and Numeracy for Learning and Life: 2011:8)

 

The aim of this document is to highlight the learning that can occur when ICT is constructively used to support learning objectives in the Primary School Curriculum (1999).

 

Tutorial / Information Subject / Strands / Skills
How do I use this software / link / programme effectively? Where am I going to use ICT to develop literacy across the curriculum?
Photostory Tutorial

English/Gaeilge

  • Strand Unit : Writing : Competence, confidence and the ability to write independently
  • Objective :Take part in co-operative writing activities and projects
  • Integration  *History
  • Strand: Local Studies – My Locality
  • Objective: Actively explore some features of the local environment.
Wordle Tutorial

English/Gaeilge

  • Strand Unit : Oral Language: Developing receptiveness to oral language
  • Objective : Experience from the teacher a growing elaboration and sophistication in the use of vocabulary and sentence structure
  • Integration  *Mathematics/Gaeilge
  • Strand: Number
  • Objective: Represent mathematical ideas and processes in verbal mode
Storybird Tutorial

English/Gaeilge

  • Strand Unit : Writing : developing emotional and imaginative life through writing
  • Objective : Express a personal reaction to ideas, emotions and images encountered in literature
  • Integration  *Gaeilge
  • Snáithe: Scríbhneoireacht
  • Snáithaonad: Ag úsáid teanga : scríobh do léitheoirí nó d’éisteoirí éagsúla
PurpleMash Introduction

English

  • Strand Unit : Writing : emotional and imaginative life through writing
  • Objective :Write about relationships between poems and personal experience
  • Integration  *Geography
  • Strand: Human Environments: People in other lands   
  • Objective: Study some aspect of the environments and lives of people in one location in Europe and in another part of the world
Piclit Tutorial

English

  • Strand Unit : Writing : fostering the impulse to write 
  • Objective: Experience a classroom environment that encourages writing through captioned charts, pictures and posters.
Telescopic Text Tutorial

English

  • Strand Unit : Writing : fostering the impulse to write
  • Objective :Observe the teacher model a wide variety of writing genres
 
Tag Galaxy Tutorial

English

  • Strand Unit : Writing : emotional and imaginative life through writing
  • Objective :Express in writing reactions to images
Neo K12 Tutorial

English

Strand Unit : Writing : fostering the impulse to write

Objective :Observe the teacher model a wide variety of writing genres

 

Integration  *Science

Strand: Living Things

Objective: Develop an increasing awareness of plants and animals from wider environments

Classroom Skype

English

  • Strand Unit : Writing : clarifying thought through writing
  • Objective: Write for a particular purpose with a particular audience in mind.
  • Integration* Geography
  • Objective: Learn about and come to appreciate the people and communities who live in a contrasting part of Ireland.
  • Objective: Learn about and come to appreciate the people and communities who live in a contrasting part of Ireland.