Thursday, March 18, 2010

Ebook Technology for Better Learning at St Stephen Primary School

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 powerful e-book software. We take a look at how Stephen Primary School has effectively made use of this software to back their curriculum with technology.

KooBits, an lively e-book software helps users to effortlessly construct digital books. This e-book software rids users of cumbersome steps to combine an assortment of multimedia tools together. For students, it permits 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 helpful in preparing teaching materials for lessons. For instance, Mathematics in the school is taught using videos and images to give a multi-angled perspective. This e-book technology 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, students at Stephen Primary School have already composed many books to store in the school’s library.

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