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ICT Resources for Business Subjects. TEXTING. BEBO. FACEBOOK. TWITTER. YOU TUBE. MSN. EMAIL. Why use ICT in the classroom?. To enhance teaching To enhance learning. Why use ICT for Teaching ?. Enhances presentations - colour, audio etc. Makes lessons more interactive - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>ICT Resources for Business Subjects</p></li><li><p>Why use ICT in the classroom?</p><p>To enhance teaching</p><p>To enhance learning</p></li><li><p>Why use ICT for Teaching?Enhances presentations - colour, audio etc.Makes lessons more interactiveAdds variety to teaching methodsEnables teachers to build up resourcesTeacher becomes facilitator</p></li><li><p>Why use ICT for Learning?Aids learningMakes lessons more enjoyableFacilitates independent learningFacilitates differentiated learningSupports Multiple Intelligences</p></li><li><p>Some Practical uses of ICT for General Business SubjectsAdobe PDFsGraphingGoogle DocsPowerpoint</p></li><li><p>1. Adobe PDFswww.examinations.ie</p><p>Very useful for creating worksheets and tests on particular topicsUseful for distributing exam solutions to students</p></li><li><p>2. GraphingTurn your whiteboard into a sheet of graph paper!Bar ChartsBreak-even chartsJust insert a graph paper image into your slideshow or scan your own!</p></li><li><p>3. Google DocsCreate documents onlineExcelWordPowerpointUpload documents onlineAccess them from anywhereShare them with students at home</p></li><li><p>What to do....You must have a gmail email account.Each of your students must also have a gmail email account.Go to the My Documents linkUpload/Create documentsInvite your students and share them.</p></li><li><p>4. PowerpointCreate powerpoint slideshows on different topics.Two slideshows on JC BusinessNational BudgetChain of Production</p></li><li><p>Some Practical uses of ICT for JC Business SubjectsThe InternetFun Stuff</p></li><li><p>1. The Internet</p><p>Widely availableFun and interactiveReal world business applications at your fingertips</p></li><li><p>Online Classroom Activities</p><p>InsurancePeople at WorkDeliveryMoney and BankingConsumer</p></li><li><p>1.INSURANCEGo to www.123.ie</p><p>Students click on Motor, House, Life, Travel or Pet Insurance Students will be required to enter various pieces of data and answer various questions to get an immediate quote.</p></li><li><p>2.PEOPLE AT WORK: </p><p>Go to www.jobs.ie</p><p>Students choose a job typeStudents choose a job locationStudents research the different jobs on offer and choose one to apply for.Students can go to the website of the company advertising the jobStudents type up an application letter for the job. </p></li><li><p>MONEY AND BANKINGMORTGAGE CALCULATOR www.itsyourmoney.ie/index.jsp?pID=118&amp;nID=298 LOAN CALCULATORhttp://www.aib.ie/personal/loans/Personal-Loan?gclid=COfpheuxq6UCFYpO4Qod1mKQXg</p></li><li><p>MONEY AND BANKING</p><p>CURRENCY CONVERTER http://www.xe.com/ucc/ </p><p>Students can convert from and to any currency they wish</p><p>Students can enter different amounts</p></li><li><p>CONSUMERhttps://www.esb.ie/esbcustomersupply/residential/your_account/understand_your_bill.jsp </p></li><li><p>Buying a House</p><p>www.daft.ie</p></li><li><p>Fun Stuff!!!</p><p>Business Studies Activities &amp; Games http://www.businessstudiesonline.co.uk </p></li><li><p>Fun Stuff!!!</p><p>Business Who wants to be a Millionaire http://www.businessstudiesonline.co.uk/Break/Business%20Millionaire/index.html</p></li><li><p>TY Businesshttp://www.teachnet.ie/apatton/2006/</p></li><li><p>Practicalities</p><p>Classes must be prepared in advanceDont use ICT just for the sake of itHave an activity sheet for studentsBook the computer room in advance</p></li><li><p>Planning Your Lesson</p><p>Check how many computers are available.Think about the management of the classEnsure all pupils are involved in the lesson.Limit yourself to a few achievable goals.Check Internet sites you wish to use in advance. Have alternative activities prepared in case of computer problems!</p></li><li><p>After Your Lesson</p><p>Did ICT improve your lesson? Did pupils achieve the learning objectives? Did they learn faster? Was the motivation greater? What went well/ not so well? What could you do to make it better next time? </p></li><li><p>DifficultiesShortage of timeConstraints of curriculumDominance of examinationsLack of resourcesLack of fundingLack of teacher ICT skills/trainingLack of student ICT competencyLack of appropriate softwareInadequate PlanningAssessmentMay become a distraction</p><p>**********************</p></li></ul>