Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Budding Writers at Jingshan Primary School produce their own E-books

Following MOE’s push for schools to move into a digital age , schools have been lapping up on the latest softwares for students and teachers. This has made KooBits a popular choice among educators for its capabilities as a competent e-book software. We take a look at how Jingshan Primary School has used made use of this software to back their curriculum with technology.

KooBits, an lively e-book software aids users to effortlessly construct digital books. This e-book system rids users of troublesome steps to fuse multiple multimedia tools together. For students, it enables them to fully express their creativity; for teachers, it saves time for them and relieves them of the hassle of learning the software. As a result, users can combine Youtube videos, JPEG images, flash animation and MP3 audio files to get a personalised e-book.

Teachers find this e-book software handy in preparing teaching materials for lessons. For instance, the school teaches science theories using both videos and images in the e-book that helps students understand better . This e-book software also helps students comprehend topics better when they are tasked to create their own e-books. As part of the National Education syllabus, students were asked to come up with e-books to showcase the different values.

To date, budding writers at Jingshan Primary School have already composed many books to archive in the school’s library.

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