Sample Actions
Resources
To move from the Foundation Phase to the Emergent Phase, why not try...
· Make a structured ICT component of your school's unit planner template
· Organise logical shared folders to allow staff to easily share curriculum content on your network
· Organise a list of common links that staff are able to access within your school network
· Keep asking the questions- “Will ICT assist to fulfil school goals”, “What works well?” and “What needs improving?”
· Celebrate successes with students publishing work digitally using digital projectors, multi media and using a memory stick /CD to show work to parents



Sample unit planner


Shared folders on network

Links list in Word documents on network
To move from the Emergent Phase to the Innovative Phase, why not try...
· Create an online shared folder to allow staff to share curriculum content anywhere, anytime
· Enable staff to plan collaboratively online, contributing to one document
· Create an online list of useful links to resources and digital learning objects
· Teacher use of interactive whiteboards for student-centred learning (not just a new tool for traditional delivery)
· Use online tools to encourage students to develop higher order thinking and decision-making skills
· A web-based system will be developed so students will be able to access learning programs from home
· ICT Leadership will create an on-line assessment program that will measure ‘personal development’ progress within the VCAL program
· Celebrate successes with students by publishing work digitally online show work to parents and the wider community



Sharepoint, Wiki, Blog,
Googledocs,
Groove
remote access to network

del.icio.us (social bookmarking)

Interactive whiteboards, Wiimote touch-screen

Freemind, Bubble.us, Mindomo, Intel Visual Ranking tool, Intel Seeing Reason tool, Intel Showing Evidence tool
To move from the Innovative Phase to the Transformative Phase, why not try...
· Student use of interactive whiteboards for student-centred interactive and innovative learning



Interactive whiteboards, Wiimote touch-screen

· Deliver learning content via podcasts
Audacity (audio), Photostory (video), Podomatic (podcast hosting)

· Deliver resources and activities via a Virtual Learning Environment to allow anywhere, anytime access

· Create opportunities for students to learn experientially through use of digital learning objects / learning games

Blog, Wiki, Sharepoint, Moodle, Yacapaca


DigiLearn, Educational CD-ROMS
Actions to move beyond the Transformative Phase
· Provide opportunities for students to communicate via video conferences, voice conferences, e-mail or instant messaging with external experts or other classes in the school or on the other side of the world for research or data collection
· Students create and distribute learning content. (e.g. via podcasts)
· Senior students create content and support junior students with the use of ICT



Communicator, Skype, ePals