Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Edgefield Primary School Score With E-Books

At Edgefield Primary School, teachers are encouraged to incorporate technology into their curriculum. This helps students in their comprehension of topics by giving them a more holistic dimension on the subjects.

KooBits, an e-book software developed to host a range of multimedia tools helps users to produce interesting and dynamic content. For teachers, KooBits acts as an agent to generate with teaching materials where students can participate during lessons. As a result, students are more focused during lessons. For students, KooBits motivates them to go beyond their classrooms. They can tap on over 6,000 resources that come with the programme. So far, the students here have easily composed digital books for the all the subjects in the curriculum.

A upper primary student at the school commented that this e-book software helped him to understand complex topics. The drop down box choices available gets students to participate during lessons. He also felt that the software was uncomplicated and this helped him better express his creativity.

Edgefield Primary School recently built a library to store the works done by students and teachers. This provides a chance for people to share the digital books and encourages cooperation among the users.

Having Koobits as part of the IT programme has benefited Edgefield Primary School on a whole. It has helped the school achieve their vision of empowering pupils with the ability of self learning and life long learning .

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