The use of ICT to increase learners motivation Educational Project Olha Yurchuk ELL teacher at Kherson educational complex #51 2015. - презентация
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The use of ICT to increase learners motivation Educational Project Olha Yurchuk ELL teacher at Kherson educational complex #
You can lead a horse to water, but you cant make him drink. (Proverb) Without motivation students certainly fail to make the necessary effort
Are ICT useful to increase learners motivation? 1.Younger learners are growing up with technology, and its a natural and integrated part of their lives. 2.English, as an international language, is being used in technologically mediated contexts. 3.Learners and parents expect schools to integrate technology into learning. 4.Technology is becoming increasingly mobile and available to learners.
to cover the possibilities of information technologies in education in order to use them at the English lessons for the formation of students motivation The aim of the project the ways of using ICT to increase students motivation The object Information and Communication Technologies The subject
What is ICT? The ICT (Information and communication technologies) are the group of resources, process, techniques and computational and informatics tools used to manipulate, store, share, and/or to transmit information; and to be contact with other persons The ICT allow to optimize the management of information The ICT include devices and programs as computers, multimedia technologies, scanners, digital camera, etc. Also include tools of communication such as internet, , chats, video conferencing, telephone and others.
The role of ICT in education: To stimulate interest and motivation in learning process; To change the traditional way of teaching implementing the use of multimedia technologies such as video, images, animation and visual effects, etc; New opportunities for authentic tasks and materials; To develop and practice learners skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking); Teaching-learning interaction between teachers and students.
The teacher has to: - take training in the ICT and improve his/her ability to gather information from different available sources using various digital tools. - assemble, explore, analyze and evaluate critically the data gathered by him/her. - to deal at least with several programs: Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Acrobat Reader/Writer, Power Point Presentation and etc. - be ready to innovate.
Embedding software technologies to enhance teaching and learning : ieBook; PowerPoint; Word Documents; Blog; Online Video Streaming; Write Comics; Storybird; Other online tools.
ieBook - personal electronic English study partner that helps learners with the majority of their homework; - helps learners with spelling, vocabulary and reading exercises and it makes revision and self-evaluation fun; -learners can learn English in a fun and inviting way through the use of interactive games, videos and stories.
PowerPoint Word Documents Great for introducing new vocabulary (definition, picture, examples, etc) Addresses the needs of visual learners Helps students who cant see the board Change font/color of slides it will save time and is helpful to address student needs. Graphic Organizers/Worksheets/Quizzes/Tests Students typing their class/homework instead of writing Engaging in activities Great for Kinesthetic leaners Helps learners focus Great for learners who struggle with fine motor skills/handwriting
Blog Values of the blog Great for the beginning of the year Getting information for parents and students Engaging learners in various discussions Allows learner to participate in other way than in a class Eliminates excuses for not knowing homework Possible ways to use blog Posting homework Follow up discussion on a book or lesson Building on new vocabulary Sharing ideas Classroom announcements
Web 2.0 technologies Storybird.com WriteComics.com Story and poetry/comics writing software for English language. Can be integrated with Art. Stories/comics can be made with the help of given pictures. It gives the opportunity to develop the writing skills and expression in creative writing tasks.
The results of participation in Greenwich The number of participants from 2012 to students. Gold certificates – 15 students Silver certificates – 22 students Bronze certificates - 26 students
Conclusion Benefits of Using ICT in ELT/ELL Multimodal practice with feedback Individualization in a large class Pair& small group work on projects Creative work Fun factor Motivation Variety in resources available & learning styles used Interactive and learner centered teaching However, technology should be seen as an aid to teaching, it should not take the place of it.