New Media Technology
New media technology refers to the combination of traditional media such as television, radio, print and the new digital mediums such as interactive websites, mobile applications, digital gaming, digital video and social media.
Applications for Primary 5 Class
• Creative Writing: Ask students to write stories, poems and other forms of creative writing based on given topics and to illustrate them using drawings or digital art.
• Digital Art: Have students create digital art using a variety of digital art programs, such as Adobe Photoshop and other free drawing apps.
• Programming and Coding: Ask students to create computer programs and code using visual programming languages such as Scratch or code editors and languages such as Python.
• Social Media: Ask students to create their own social media accounts or a class account to keep in touch and on top of their studies.
• Video Conferencing: Have students use video conferencing apps such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams to collaborate with their classmates and teachers in order to learn and discuss ideas.
• Online Research: Ask students to conduct online research using sources such as Google Scholar, Wikipedia and other educational websites.
• Online Forums: Set up online forums or chat rooms for students to discuss and post their thoughts and ideas related to their studies.
• Blogging: Ask students to create blogs and post their thoughts, ideas, or creative writing pieces on blogs.
• Presentations: Have students create digital presentations using tools such as PowerPoint, Prezi and Google Slides to share their findings with their classmates or with their teachers.
• Digital Gaming: Ask students to develop their own digital game using a game development program such as Unity or using online platforms such as Roblox.
• Podcasts and Radio: Ask students to create podcasts or radio shows, discussing topics from history to current events and to upload them to a free podcasting platform such as SoundCloud.
• Videos: Have students create short videos about a certain topic or activity, such as a science experiment or a book review, and upload them to YouTube or other video hosting platforms.