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Lessons Integrating Information and Communication Technology within a Curriculum Area

The challenge of preparing students for the information age has prompted administrators to increase technology in the public schools. Yet despite the increased availability of technology in schools, few teachers are integrating technology for instructional purposes. Preservice teachers must be equipped with adequate content knowledge of technology to create an advantageous learning experience. IMPLICATION OF ICT IN SCIENCE EDUCATION Information Communication Technology plays a major role in human activities in everyday living in order to cope and adopt to the demand of the environment. If the vision of science education is to bring socio-economic development, the role of ICT in science education cannot be over ± emphasized. Integrating new technologies into the school teaching and learning process. Keywords: ICT Tools, Teaching & Learning, Technology Issues & Challenges, Education, Malaysia INTRODUCTION Information and communications technology (ICT) is an important part of most organizations these days (Zhang & Aikman, 2007).

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Subject Area / TopicGradeTitle / Author
Fine Arts - Drama 10Script Writing Activity - Lorne Cooke (TCRSB)
Film & Video Production 121-Minute Film Festival - Emily Davies (TCRSB)
Mathematics - Accounting 11Lemonade Stand - Andrew Francis (CCRSB)
Mathematics - Data Management 7Bias in Statistics - Byron Butt (SSRSB)
Mathematics - Data Management 7Remembrance Day Stats Analysis - Byron Butt (SSRSB)
Mathematics - Data Management 8Remembrance Day Stats Analysis - Byron Butt (SSRSB)
Mathematics - Data Management 9Data Management Using E-STAT (DoE and StatCan staff)
Mathematics - Data Management 8Surveys - Cara MacLean (HRSB)
Mathematics - Data Management 10Data Management with Fathom - Jennifer Mills (SRSB)
Mathematics - Data Management 10Data Management Project - Heather MacLean, Kim Mader, Andrew Pedersen (CBVRSB)
Mathematics - Geometry 8Pythagorean Relationship - Cara MacLean (HRSB)
Mathematics - Geometry 7Geometric Line Concepts - Byron Butt (SSRSB)
Mathematics - Geometry 5 and 9Transformations - Mathematics Grades 5 to 9 (Nancy Chisholm, LRT)
Mathematics - Geometry 10Constructing and Evaluating Similar Triangles - Danielle Boyd (SRSB)
Mathematics - Geometry 10Designing a Logo Using The Geometer's Sketchpad - James Parsons (SRSB)

Mathematics - Number Operation

8Dividing Fractions with Pattern Blocks - David MacIsaac (SRSB)
Mathematics - Number Operation 8Math Jeopardy (Basic Skills) - Byron Butt (SSRSB) (powerpoint presentation)
Mathematics - Patterns and Relations 9Mathematical Relationships - Sarah Petrie (SSRSB)
Mathematics - Probability 8Probability - Paul Butler / Aaron Callaghan (CCRSB)
French Second Language 8Le Grand Voyage - Dina Muise and Sonya Sauvé (SRSB)
English Language Arts - Mythology 9Who Am I? (mythology) - Todd Symes (SSRSB)
English Language Arts - Mythology 9Mythology's Influence on Today's Society - Todd Symes (SSRSB)
English Language Arts - Novel Study 9Novel Study Unit of The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton - Jessica Muise (SSRSB)
English Language Arts - Novel Study 9I Am David by Anne Holm - Jason Kempt (CBVRSB)
English Language Arts - Radio Interviews 9My Favourite Place - Nancy MacDonald (LRT)
English Language Arts - Poetry 7/8Poetry in Depth - Eric Storr (CCRSB)
English Language Arts - Reader's Theatre 9Character Development Through Reader's Theatre - Karen O'Leary (HRSB)
English Language Arts - Short Stories 9Short Stories through Multimedia Presentations - Karen O'Leary (HRSB)
Elementary Language Arts P-3Red - Nancy Chisholm / Sarah Hainsworth (LRT)
Science - Atoms and Elements 9Family of Elements: Chemical Families - Cheryl Blackmore (HRSB)
Science - Biology 11Frog Dissection Digital Lab Report - Edward Stewart (CCRSB)
Science - Biology/Oceans mainly 11Field Trip to an Eastern Canadian Shore - Darnell Young (CBVRSB), Bernie LeBlanc (SRSB), Mona MacNeil (CBVRSB)
Science - Classifying 7Classification of Substances - Jeff Carruthers (HRSB)
Science - Cells, Tissues, Systems 8Body Systems Workstations - Jan MacDonald (CBVRSB)
Science - Density 8Pressurized Liquids and Hydraulics - Tara Peach (HRSB)
Science - Electrostatics 9Electroscope - Barb Avery (SRSB)
Science - Exploring Careers 9Exploring Careers in Science - Jennifer Langford and Trisha DeMone (SSRSB)
Science - Light and Optics 4 and 8Light and Optics - Nancy Chisholm
Science - Reproduction 9Cell Cycle - Barb Avery (SRSB)
Science - Reproduction 9Karyotyping - Jennifer Langford and Trisha DeMone (SSRSB)
Science - Space 6 and 9Space - Nancy Chisholm (LRT)
Science - Weather 10Using Weather Maps and Meteorological Data to Predict Weather in NS - Jason McCarron (CCRSB)
Science - Weather 10Weather Stations - Aaron Neaves (SRSB)
Science - Physics 12Photoelectric Effect - Bruce Dalzell (CBVRSB)
Special Education - Social Stories allSocial Stories - Lauchie MacKinnon (SRSB)
Special Education / Language Arts - Picture Writing allPicture Writing - Lauchie MacKinnon (SRSB)
Social Studies 7Empowerment and Disempowerment Judy MacDonald (CBVRSB)
Social Studies 9Atlantic Canada Report Andy Gallant (HRSB)
Social Studies (Learning Centre) 2,3, 6Building a Community - Gina Stelmach (CBVRSB)
Social Studies 8Canada and the Second World War - Tara Peach (HRSB)
Social Studies various - examples are grade 8The Gigantic Book of Famous Canadians - Patrick Mather (HRSB)
Social Studies 9Culture Unit Atlantic Canada - Tracy Acker-Canning (HRSB), Jeff MacLeod (AVRSB), Shawna Penny (HRSB) and Karuna Singh (AVRSB)
Social Studies/Geography 9-12Using GPS Units to Find the Location of Restaurants - Teresa Kewachuk (CCRSB)
Geography 10Predicting Earthquakes - Teresa Kewachuk (CCRSB)
Geography 10-12Images of Hurricane Juan - Teresa Kewachuk (CCRSB)
Global History 12The Cold War Culture - David Seegmiller (TCRSB)
Political Science 12Media Bias and Politics - David Seegmiller (TCRSB)
Tourism 11Tourism - Introduction and Awareness - Andrew Francis (CCRSB)
Physical Education – Fitness 7 and 8'Google' Around the Earth - Leanne Swansburg (AVRSB)
Physical Education 10 to 12Video Skills, Drills and Thrills - Steve Schell, Karla Britney (AVRSB)
Image Composition various grades/courses Ryan Hainstock (AVRSB)
I Choose my Own Mark - Creating a rubric with students various grades/courses (see Who am I) - Todd Symes (SSRSB)
It's Just That Easy - Infomercials various grades/courses Darlene Barr / Ryan Hainstock / Mike Bullerwell (AVRSB)
Graphing using 'Create a Graph' - National Centre for Educational Statistics various grades/courses Darnell Young (CBVRSB)
Keeping Courses Current with Online Research Projects various grades/courses Darnell Young (CBVRSB)
Searching EBSCO /
Creating an account in My SRC
various grades/courses Sarah Hainsworth (LRT)
Technology Scavenger Hunt various courses Nancy Chisholm / Sarah Hainsworth (LRT)
Picture Writing various grades/courses Lauchie MacKinnon (SRSB)
Cover the Curriculum with a WebQuest various grades/courses Mona MacNeil (CBVRSB)
Please note: samples are based on Oceans 11 material
Video Vignette various grades/courses Mario Eleftheros and Jeff Carruthers (HRSB)


An Index of Biology Lessons (K-8)A Variety of Mapping Examples listed at SCORE web site
An Index of Example Maps from Inspiration Software Inc.Workshop Planning Example
The Integration of Information and Communication Technology within the Curriculum (English)L'intégration des technologies de l'information et des communications dans le programme d'études (français)

ICT Outcomes (Excel Spreadsheet)

IT Lesson Plan Template (English)IT Lesson Plan Template (French)
Links to more information about the integration of technology in classroomsSummer Institute materials Samples and tutorials from 2005 - 'Putting IT into Practice'
'What research says about integrating Information Technology' - set of signs to print and post

School Boards - more lessons integrating ICT and curriculum

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ICT Integrated Lesson Plans from HRSB Teachers
These lessons are organized by subject area and grade level.