Teachers

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Teachers, did you know that the government of Jamaica spent US$50 million to equip you schools and teachers with technology and training to help you to improve your effectiveness in the classroom?

Each High School on average received;

  • 2 Computer Labs with a total of 57 desktop computers
  • 24 Laptop computers for teachers to use in class rooms
  • 16 Multimedia Projects to use in classrooms
  • 1 Mobile Cart holding 10 specially designed student Netbook computers and wireless router
  • 3 High speed Laser printers
  • A local network that connects labs, libraries, staff rooms and classrooms used by grade 10 and 11 students
  • 4 -5 Document cameras
  • Video Cameras, Scanners, Televisions, DVD players

Did you know that there are 15,000 multiple choice practice questions in 11 CSEC subject areas accessible via the e-Learning Website?

Did you know that project has created over 200 learning video clips on concepts in the CSEC syllabus for 11 subjects, distributed to your schools on DVDs and available on the e-Learning Website. We are also working on producing an additional 280 video clips to be availble shortly.

You can access the learning resources below;

Also to be delivered in another four to six months, two interactive whiteboard solutions for each school, one to be fixed in a resource room and another that can be taken into individual classroom to raise the level of participation in lessons.

Our funding partner the USF is also implementing a high speed network to connect all high schools providing high speed internet and a private connection to the Ministry of Education and other High Schools.

Below you will find articles and links which will help teachers to create good presentation materials for your classes.

ISTE Videos – Click here

Resources from Publishers

  Caribbean Resources   MacMillan Education
  Pearson   Pearson School

 

Other educational Resources

Video Resources at Khan Academy
Lesson Plans
Math Resources
Study Guide for Lit.
BBC Learning Resources
Teacher Tube
Teacher TV
Google Earth for Educators

Free tools

Tools from Microsoft

 

Powerpoint Presentations
Example of slide effects with instructions
Powerpoint templates
Powerpoint educational games
Developing an interactive story with Powerpoint 2007
How to create multiple point quiz in Powerpoint (part 1)
How to create multiple point quiz in Powerpoint (part 2)
Help with Power point 2007
Powerpoint 2007 training
More Powerpoint 2007 training

 

Digital Photography
Photo Shooting
Photo Retouch
Photo Design
Photo Gallery
 
Digital Video
Simple tips to improve the quality of your video
Shooting techniques for better videos

 

Sound files (MP3s etc)

TV and Movie Theme Music and Songs

 

Clip Art

Microsoft Clip Art

 

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