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Information and Communication Technology


Head of Department
Mdm Tang Hui Huang

Subject Head ICT (Curriculum)
Ms Tracy Huang Yuyan  

ICT Manager
Mr Marcus Loh
 
ICT/PA Assistant
Mr Jason Biene Bohol  
 
ICT Desktop Engineers
Mr Muhammad Afiq 
Mr Vikneswaran Rajenderan

ICT Vision

Responsible users who have the current ICT skills for learning, communicating, sharing and producing work effectively.

ICT Goals

1. Students to develop competencies for self-directed and collaborative learning through the effective use of ICT as well as become discerning and responsible ICT users.
2. Teachers have the capacity to plan and deliver ICT-enriched learning experiences for students to become self-directed and collaborative learners, as well as nurture students to become discerning and responsible ICT users.
3. School Leaders provide the direction and create the conditions to harness ICT for learning and teaching.
4. ICT infrastructure supports learning anytime, anywhere.

Programmes and Activities

1. eLearning Days
2. IT resource sharing using Google Apps (Email, Drive,Sites)
3. Ace-Learning for Sec 1
4. Cyberwellness Training for Sec 1&2
5. ICT Sec 1 Orientation
6. IT training for students
  • MS Office - Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Creating Websites using Google Apps
  • Creating Animations using Adobe Flash
  • Camera Techniques 
  • Video editing using Moviemaker
  • Photo Editing with Adobe Photoshop
  • Lego Mindstorms
7. IT training for staff/teachers
  • HS-Portal
  • iSHARE portal
  • eBeam
  • Web 2.0
  • Student Learning Space (SLS)

Web 2.0 Resources

Web 2.0 tools for Lesson planning and Assessment for Learning

Kahoot!

https://kahoot.com/

It is a game based learning platform used to break the ice, introduced new topics or reinforce knowledge.

Nearpod

https://nearpod.com/

Synchronize your lessons across all student devices in the classroom. Get real-time feedback and post-session reports on student comprehension.

Socrative

http://www.socrative.com/

Socrative is your classroom app for fun, effective classroom engagement. No matter where or how you teach, Socrative allows you to instantly connect with students as learning happens.

Quickly assess students with prepared activities or on-the-fly questions to get immediate insight into student understanding. Then use auto-populated results to determine the best instructional approach to most effectively drive learning.

Plickercards

https://plickers.com/

Use Plickers for quick checks for understanding to know whether your students are understanding big concepts and mastering key skills.

Menti

http://www.mentimeter.com

An online interactive presentation software that can be used as a formative assessment tool or add as gamification during a presentation.

Wordle

http://www.wordle.com/

Teachers you can organize your learning points/objectives using word clouds

Qrstuff

https://www.qrstuff.com/

Create QR Codes for your indoor and outdoor learning.

Quizlet

https://quizlet.com/en-gb

Both teachers and students can use this platform to create study sets; students can create all types of sets which can help them learn various topics or subjects. Also teachers can use Quizlet to create flashcards which help students memorize important information.

Haikudeck

https://www.haikudeck.com/

It is a presentation tool that can be used to summarise learning and it can be used as flashcards.

Glogster

http://edu.glogster.com/?ref=com

This social site will help you organize your classroom lessons in a very interesting manner. You can easily create a Glog with photos, videos, text. Glogster drag and drop tools will make your work easier and your students will learn better when you integrate visual learning in the classroom.


Use of Computer Lab

Rules

       Students can only enter the Computer Lab under the supervision of a teacher.

       Leave all bags in front or at the side of the room.

       Sit according to register numbers as instructed by the teacher.

       Check all equipment (computer, printer, keyboard, mouse and other peripherals) and inform the teacher immediately if there is any problem.

       Collect, check and distribute group equipment (e.g. headset) and report any irregularities.

       Do not eat, drink or litter in the room.

       Do not use personal storage devices in the room.

       Do not switch on the computer unless instructed by the teacher.

       Do not delete or reconfigure data in the hard disk.

       Shut down the computer in a proper way and arrange the equipment in its original position at the end of each lesson.

       Keep all electronic devices in the bag.

Abuse and misuse that may result in school punishment

       Prying into another user’s area or files.

       Developing or activating programs that harass other users.

       Attempting to learn or use other user’s password.

       Sharing your own or other user’s password.

       Attempting to hack into restricted systems or attempting to use administrative commands.

       Attempting to harm or destroy any hardware, software or data residing on the school network or any other computer system attached to the internet.

       Uploading or creating computer viruses.

       Contaminating, deleting or reconfiguring data.

       Blogging messages that are offensive or abusive.

Advice on the use of computers

       Be polite. Use appropriate language. Do not be abusive in your messages to others. Hate mail, harassment, discriminatory remarks and other anti-social behaviours are prohibited.

       Do not reveal your full name, telephone number or home address or those of other students when using the Internet.

       Keep your personal login and account password private and log off the network after use.

       Do not use computers or the network in such a way that would disrupt the use of the systems by other people.

Do not transmit or knowingly receive any materials (copyrighted, pornographic or obscene) in violation of the law or school regulation.

Library@HS

Library Opening Hours: 8.30 am to 5.30 pm (Monday to Thursday)

                                    8.30am to 5pm (Friday)

Lunch Time: 1.00 pm to 1.30 pm

Library Rules

       Bags must be left outside library in the cupboards provided.

       Students who make noise or cause disturbance will be evicted.

       No eating or drinking is allowed in the library.

       Students must take good care of library books and materials.

       Students are allowed to borrow 4 books for a duration of two weeks.

       Any loss of books must be replaced.

       Do not allow others to use your identification number to borrow items from the Library.

      Students must obey the Staff and Librarians on duty.

Borrow and Return Library Book

        Bring book to Circulation Counter.

        Produce your EZ-Link card.

        Open the book to the page with barcode label.

        Take note of the due date.

        Return book to book-drop or Circulation Counter.

        Or renew the book if you have not finished reading (but remember to bring it with you)

Use of devices (Computers/kindles/ipads) in the Library

       Approach the Librarian to register first.

       Wait for your turn if the devices are in use.

       Fill in your particulars and sign in before you use the device.

       Check that the device is in proper working condition before & after use.

       You may use the device for 30 minutes per session.

       Do not bring in personal software.

       Do not share computer passwords.

       Do not download unwholesome materials from the Internet.

       Do not play computer games or engage in idle chatting on the Net.

       Do not meddle with the device settings.

       Ask the Librarian for assistance when in doubt.

       Report any faults detected to the Librarian on duty immediately