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What can ICT offer?

computer1.jpgUsing ICT in our English classrooms is very enriching because it encourages:

Work.

Teachers are not simply deliverers of knowledge. They help pupils to obtain, handle and present information.

Relationship with students.

Our everyday face-to-face relationship with students can be complemented with a relationship through media.

Learning.

Students can use all possibilities that new technologies offer in order to produce multimedia, audio and video messages and thus improve their ability to communicate, and also obtain information in the target language. This will help them to get to know, analyze and evaluate real life; in short, to build their own knowledge.

Access to information.
Internet is a large source of data and information. Available communication tools give access to new possibilities: communication with students and teachers via e-mail, virtual environments, forums, chat rooms, videoconference, blogs, fotoblogs, …

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Why using ICT in learning?

Primary Strategy – Learning and teaching with ICT