Digital Tools: Good Practices in Schools 2021 – 2022

21st Century Teaching and Learning at St Ignatius College, Middle School

Summer 2021 was a busy time for St Ignatius College, Middle School, Ħandaq. Work has just finished on a new Future Classroom Lab allowing teachers and students within the school to embrace 21st Century teaching and learning. The school will be focusing on different learning spaces based on the Future Classroom pedagogy: Present, Investigate, Create, Interact, Develop and Exchange. These spaces are equipped with collaborative tables, a Greek theatre, a book hive, digital tools like computer stations and VR sets, and an interactive flat panel board. The aim of this Future Classroom is to develop a pedagogy encouraging active learning, social interaction, critical thinking and autonomous learning.

Digital Literacy Sessions for Independent Living Skills at San Gorg Preca College Middle School Blata l-Bajda

Ms. Ina Vella, the Independent Living Skills Teacher at San Gorg Preca College Middle School Blata l-Bajda, is delivering a number of hands on Digital Literacy sessions to develop the student online independent living skills. Students are being guided through the use of different features on Microsoft Teams. These lessons aim to help students become more familiar with Office 365 applications to start communicating effectively using online means. Throughout the same lessons, a variety of digital learning tools like Kahoot, LearningApp and Quizizz were used to create a fun yet stimulating learning environment.