An Overview

In SST, students would apply a range of ICT skills to learn and demonstrate their understanding (e.g. creation of artefacts). This is in line with the national strategies as well as SST's goals to prepare our learners to be 21st century-ready.

This repetoire of skills includes
(a) MOE's Baseline ICT Standards for Students (rolled out to all schools in 2007-2008):
1. Basic Operations - Operating in an interactive media environment
2. Learning with Searches - Intenet navigation and search

3. Learning with Text - Word Processing
4. Learning with Multimedia - Production and Manipulation of media content
5. Learning with Spreadsheet - Data Management and Processing
6. Learning with Communication Tools - Online Communication
7. Learning with Data Collection Tools - Data Collection and Transfer

In SST, students will go deeper into each of the above areas. They will also be using the following:

(b) Web 2.0 Applications
Generally, the suite of applications includes
1. Blogs
2. Wikis
3. Discussion Forum
4. Twitter & Plurk
5. GoogleApps such as GoogleSite, GoogleSpreadsheet, etc.
6. GoogleMap
7. GoogleSite

(c) Software applications that come with the learning device
This includes...
1. iLife - Photo Booth, iPhoto, iMovie, Garageband
2. iWork - Pages, KeyNote, Numbers
3. Preview
4. QuickTime Player