Hands – On Learning Experiences

As Chanel highlighted in her blog post, I also struggled to use ICTs in the classroom. Within my class there were 6 diagnosed students who had difficulty maintaining their focus within the classroom. It didn’t take me long to realise that these students needed to be actively involved in their learning, from manipulating objects to physically moving around the classroom. Also, like Chanel my whiteboard was not interactive, therefore ICTs did not enable me to do this. These students we not going to sit on the carpet watching me (the teacher) complete the activities under their direction. Therefore, I had to create engaging, hands – on experiences for these students to engage in – to learn. I too hope I am not going to get marked down for the minimal use of ICTs in my lessons.

This article highlights great benefits of hands – on learning in the classroom.


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