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Guiding Principle 2



What is it?

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Why is it important?

At this young age, children are still learning and developing foundational knowledge and skills. Therefore, their use of ICT should still be facilitated and guided by teachers.

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How can you apply it?

If you wish to make use of ICT for teaching and learning, you can apply GP2 in the following ways:
  • Scaffold children’s learning based on their existing abilities and prior knowledge
  • Provide opportunities that encourage and support children in constructing their knowledge through play and exploration
  • Give clear instructions that set expectations and appropriate ways of using ICT 
  • Be knowledgeable of the functions and capabilities of the ICT tool or resource

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Example

In this activity, the children made use of video-recordings to review their movements as they developed the locomotor skill of sliding. The teacher guided the children’s viewing of the video and facilitated their reflection of their sliding experiences.

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Practising the sliding motion
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Reviewing their sliding experiences

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