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Information

and

Communication

teaching,

and

professional

Technology (ICT) is any technology that

development

resources

digital

in

facilitates transfer of information and

format. This provides us with access

electronically mediated communications.

quality

to

learning

and

teaching

ICT stresses the role of unified

resources such as Learning

communications and integration of

Material,

Lesson

Plan,

Learning

telecommunications, computers, as well as

Learning

module

Guide,

and

Full

audio-visual systems which enables users

course that are aligned

with K-12

to access, store, transmit and manipulate

curriculum which

can be used

as

information in a digital form. It includes any

communication device such as radio,

cellular phones, computer and satellite

system and applications such as video

conferencing, electronic mail and calling.

primary bases or as supplement to teaching and learning processes.

  • Teacher Groups in Facebook. Before LRMDS Portal was introduced, teachers rely on teacher

Technology plays a huge role in

 

groups

in

Facebook

like Taga-

everyone’s life and we cannot deny the fact

DepEd Ako, DepEd Tambayan etc.

that the integration of ICT is everywhere;

to

the

get

different materials they

even in schools. Starting from Revised

need in teaching. These groups are

Basic Education Curriculum (RBEC) until

composed

of

teachers helping

the present K-12 curriculum, our curriculum

teachers. Because of this, teachers

is an integrative curriculum that promotes

have faster access to lesson plans,

interactive teaching, integrated,

network

of

teachers,

pedagogical

interdisciplinary, contextual and authentic.

techniques and information

K-12 curriculum puts greater emphasis on

resources.

On

first

my

month

of

computer literacy in all learning areas; thus,

teaching

I

also relied heavily

and

the use of ICT.

primarily to these pages in getting my Daily Lesson Log (DLL) and

ICT plays

a

very important role

in

our

Daily Lesson Plan (DLP)

and

my

lives as teachers, starting from enrollment

visual

aids.

Monthly

calendar,

and the whole year of teaching, we are

bulletin

board

display,

reading

benefitted from ICT:

 

materials, test papers with table of specification (TOS) are also found in

  • According to

DepEd

Order

22

these groups.

s.2012 or the Adoption of the Unique

Learner

Reference

Number,

the

class

advisers

must

enroll

their

  • ICT as visual aids. The curriculum

pupils

in

LIS

where

the

site

is

and the times today call for the use

lis.deped.gov.ph.

 

Learner

of technology for the delivery of

Information System (LIS) is a system

learning to the pupils. The use of

that registers the

profile

basic

or

multimedia to education is also one

information of a student where each

of the domains of the Individual

student will have their own Learner

Performance Commitment Review

Reference Number (LRN) which is

Form (IPCRF) of teachers. The use

permanent twelve digit number that

of multimedia such as television,

will

he

keep

for

it

tracks

his

lapel, sound system, LCD projector

performance, database and

and internet makes the delivery of

scholastic records since

instruction and educating pupils

Kindergarten.

 

easier. Also, with the use of colorful

When you already enroll your pupils,

and interesting video clips, pupils learn better for it motivates them.

there will be a master list for your

class and you can download from

 
  • Edutainment. Educational games

this site the School Form 1 or Class

have been very appealing and

Register and School Form 2 or Daily

attracting to the learners. Learning

Attendance Report of Learners.

through games stimulates their brain for they are enjoying it this adding to

  • PORTAL

LRMDS

Learning

the

their retention. As teachers we must

Resources Management

and

 

use it as an opportunity to enhance

Development

System

(LRMDS)

is

the mastery level on a certain topic

designed

support

to

increased

of our pupils. We can make simple

distribution and access to learning,

games that

develop

would

the

mastery through MS Powerpoint.

  • MS Excel.

Because

of

ICT,

computing grades had become

easier. Before, you need to manually

compute each grade one by one and

there must be no erasures. Now, just

input the data and right formula and

the grades of the pupils then it will

automatically compute. There is also

a program called CAGS in MS Excel

made by some teachers that could

compute grades easier.

It

is

complete

in

its

feature;

Item

Analysis, Mean, Adding and

Dropping of Students, Daily

Attendance, and doing grades.

  • Distance Education. The DepEd make sure that they will be able to cater the needs of the students especially the out of school youth. Today, there is online tutoring where a teacher can teach his/her pupil online through video conferencing. This innovative made learning easier because it made learning extended not only from the four corners of the classroom but anywhere.

As 21 st century teachers, we must be

equipped and proficient with the ICT skills

and we must be the agents of change by

empowering technology in educational

activities. As education authorities and

classroom managers, let us be wise enough

in implementing strategies in using ICT for

an effective and meaningful educational

process.

References:

Department of Education. (n.d.).

Department of Education. Retrieved

December 14, 2017, from

http://www.deped.gov.ph/orders/do-

22-s-2012

Essential Elements of ICT Literacy. (n.d.).

Retrieved December 13, 2017, from

http://www.ictcertified.com/ict-

essentials/ict-essentials.php

Information and Communication

Technology. (n.d.). Retrieved

December 14, 2017, from Wikipedia:

https://en.m.wikipedia.ord/wiki/Infor

mation_and_communications_techn

ology

LRMDS Portal. (n.d.). Retrieved December

14, 2017, from

https://lrmds.deped.gov.ph/faq