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Saturday, January 26 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
A Hong Kong local school approach: Using IT in the humanities curriculum

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A humanities teacher from a local secondary school in Hong Kong will share his attempt at using 21st century technology in motivating learning within a local context. Dispelling stereotypes of local school curriculums as traditional and rote centered, the humanities department at Law Ting Pong Secondary School will share and discuss their successes and challenges in motivating learning within a local context. A SWOT analysis will be used to present the challenges and opportunities faced in implementing IT in a local secondary school. Emphasis will be placed on curriculum and the ways technology has propelled project learning and critical thinking within a local humanities curriculum.

In this workshop, participants will be engage in activities and discussions where they will differentiate the various roles and purposes of curriculum in enhancing student learning. Participants will also examine the role IT plays in stimulating student-centered learning in the humanities context.
Target Audience
This presentation is targeted towards all secondary school educators. Primary school and other level educators are also welcome to attend.

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Presenter
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Paul Marriott

Head of Technology Subjects & Campus Media, Law Ting Pong Secondary School
Interested in Arduino, Makeblock, robotics, electronics, STEM, makerspaces, blended learning, virtual learning environments (VLEs; online platforms), digital media (photo/video production), technology and pedagogy. Also an Opal-level YouTuber (2K Creator)


Saturday January 26, 2013 2:30pm - 3:30pm
SS106

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