ERIC Number: ED429596
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Opportunities for ICT in the Primary School.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is now part of almost every aspect of the primary school curriculum. This book, designed for primary school teachers of all subjects, shows how teachers can enhance their instruction with ICT. Chapters are as follows: (1) Introduction; (2) Opportunities for ICT in Teaching Mathematics; (3) Roamers, Pixies and Screen Turtles; (4) The Computer as a Graphic Tool; (5) Spreadsheets and Investigations in Mathematics and Science; (6) Creating and Interrogating a Database in Mathematics; (7) Opportunities for ICT in Teaching English; (8) Overlay Keyboards and Non-Fiction Writing Composition; (9) Information Retrieval Using CD-ROM; (10) Multimedia Authoring; (11) The Tabular Database as a Tool for Inquiry; (12) Data Logging; (13) Approaches To Control Technology; and (14) The Internet in Primary Schools. Names and addresses of suppliers are appended. Includes a bibliography and an index. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Software Development, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Information Retrieval, Instructional Materials, Material Development, Multimedia Materials, Teaching Methods
Trentham Books Limited, Westview House, 734 London Rd., Oakhill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England ST4 5NP (cloth: ISBN-1-85856-151-5, 9.95 pounds).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A