The smart school initiative is one of the seven flagship applications that are part of Malaysia's Multimedia super corridor(MSC) project.The government aims to capitalise on the presence of leading-edge technologies and rapid developement.90 pilot smart schools in 1999 will serve as the nucleus for eventual nation-wide rollout of Smart School teaching concept and material,skills& technologies.By 2010,10'000 of Malaysia's primary & secondary schools will be smart schools.
Smart school is a learning institution that has been systemically reinvented in terms of teaching-learning practices& school management in order to prepare children for the information age.
Teaching and Learning Concept
The way to memorize it..CPAT(or cepat)
T- Teaching-learning materials
+Meaningful,socailly responsible,multicultural,reflective,holistic,global,open-ended,goal based & technological.
+Promotes holistic learning,allowing child to progress at their own pace and catering for students capabilities,interest & needs
+The curriculum will be designed to:
Help students achieved overall balanced developement.
+Integrate knowledge,skills,values & correct use of language
+Foster the knowledge,skills and attitudes appropriate for success in the Information Age.
+seek to make learning more interesting,motivating,stimulating & meaningful
+To cater for a range of needs & capabilities among students
a)use an appropriate mix of learning strategies
b)accomodate individual different learning styles
c)foster a classroom atmosphere that is compatible with different teaching-learning strategies.
+Distinctly different from current system to help realise the NPOE(Falsafah Pendidikan Negara)
+Element-based & criterion-referenced to provide more holistic & accurate picture of a student's performance.
+Teachers,students & parents parents will be able to access on-line assessment items.
+ Designed for the new teaching strategies
+Accomodate students differing needs & abilities
+Allow students to take greater responsibilites for managing & directing their own learning.
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