Enables students to learn authentically via visual and auditory modes Develops students’ communication skills Allows students to benefit from immediate feedback from their teacher or peers Allows students to learn at a suitable pace, taking into account different learning needs and abilities Promotes self-directed learning and collaborative learning How Does ICT Enhance the Teaching and Learning of MTLs and EL?
ICT is integral to teaching and learning of MTLs and EL – Helps students develop communication skills – Enhances language task authenticity MOE supports schools through – Teacher training – ICT-based resources – iMTL Portal – EL Portals ICT in Classrooms 3
The iMTL Portal An online learning portal to strengthen students’ language skills of MTLs through feedback and self-directed learning.
Feedback in text, video or audio form by teacher or peers Record and upload oral presentation audio/video clips iMTL Portal Submit type-written response (in MTL) View text or video stimulus 6
More Engaged Learning The Portal brings about…
Strengthen Learning through Feedback Students can give peers feedback.
Teachers can give students timely feedback to help them improve.
we- Learn we- Speak we- Listen we- Read we- Register we- Quiz Main Target Audience: Pupils in the NT course For teachers to create e-assignments and e-assessments for teaching and assessing specific language skills Colourful and attractive Easy to use Teacher-created resources EL ICT Application: we-Learn
EN[a]BLER Listening & Viewing Writing & Representing Speaking & Representing Reading & Viewing Vocabulary Grammar EN[a]BLER = Express Normal (Academic) Blended Language-use Evaluation Resource Provides opportunities to craft assessment tasks in various areas of language learning (provision for AfL) Includes e-assignments from The British Council and The Straits Times EL ICT Application: EN[a]BLER
* Voice-Activated Spy Tech EL ORACY PORTAL SPEECH EVALUATION ENGINE V.A.S.T.* (Multiplayer Online Role- playing Game) Game Mode Lesson Mode INTERACTIVE STORYBOOK EL ICT Application: EL Oracy Portal
Implementation: 2013 – 2015 Rollout of MTL and EL ICT Applications Year Portal iMTL P4 – JC (for CL, ML and TL subjects only) P4, S1 (All) S2–S4/5 (MTL ‘B’) JC (H1 MTL & MTL ’B’) P4–P5 S1–S3 (All) S4/5 (MTL ’B’) JC (H1 MTL, MTL ’B’ & H2 MTLL) P4–JC EL Oracy P1 – S4/5 TrialP1–S4/5 we-Learn S1 – S4 (NT) Optional (S1–S4)S1–S4 EN[a]BLER S1 – S4/5 (E & NA) Optional (S1 – S3) S1–S3 Optional (S4)S4
ICT applications deliver curriculum content as part of textbooks and other materials. Subscription to the ICT applications will be heavily subsidised, with students paying $2 for each application. Payment for the subscription to the ICT applications will be via cash or cheque. Students who are under the MOE Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) in all government and government-aided schools do not need to pay. Subscription to the ICT Applications