Using technology to promote teaching and learni

Bronze level

Published on 10/2/2012

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Learning objectives

  • - To raise the quality of the results and % of passes
  • - To inspire my kids to strive for excellence
  • - To boost up the confidence of my children through Peer Tutoring
Created for

Ages 11 - 13

Subject

Geography

History

Mathematics (All)

21st Century Skills

Collaboration

Communication

Knowledge building & critical thinking

Global awareness & civic literacy

ICT for learning

Problem solving & innovation (creativity)

Featured tools

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Microsoft Word
Mouse Mischief

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Required hardware

PC

Instructional approach

Independent study

Learning activity details

In Mauritius, it is strongly believed that private tuition is a sine qua non condition for success, so this leads to an abuse. I myself was a victim because my parents being poor could not pay tuition fees, like this there are so many who are penalised and ultimately get trapped into a vicious circle of poverty. I was lucky enough to struggle and successfully reach Royal College thanks to free education granted by the Father of The Nation, Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam. I was determined to come up with an alternative to the actual educational system that is why I opted for a career as a primary school teacher.

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