How to Teach the Australian Curriculum ICT General Capability in your Classroom

Michael Hilkemeijer
By Michael Hilkemeijer
Community contribution / September 16, 2016

Research has indicated that if ICT capability is to be developed effectively, then it must be taught in a way that will capitalise on the use of ICT in the classroom. Learn how you can plan and seek opportunities to develop each component of ICT capability in your lessons today.

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