Information And Evaluation Of Highly Individualized Curriculum For Students

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The current and future work force requires high level of thinking as well as technological application. The need to diverge from traditional or “industrial era” education remains paramount. In response, policy-makers, administrators, and teachers realize that ICT offers a solution in accomplishing the task, especially with ubiquitous access. Furthermore, many hope that ICT will help ease the pressures in the creation and evaluation of highly individualized curriculum for students (Conway & Amberson, 2011). Notwithstanding, ICT also has the potential to do even more if given the appropriate supports. Schools with 1:1 ICT contain classrooms rich in an array of multimedia instruction and learning. These classrooms diverge from traditional teacher-lead instruction. Instead, learning becomes an individualized and collaborative process for students while most simulating the joys and frustrations of real-world experiences. Through the expertise of teachers, educational technology provides the means and enables process where students partake in the learning process. In such a setting, it becomes crucial that teachers understand their role in the classroom. The provision of highly personalized curricular support and design relies on an educator’s understanding of each students’ strengths and weaknesses, technological abilities, academic functioning, social skills as well as how each will interact with content, ICT, and peers in the classroom. Individualized and personalized education
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