Application of Digital Skills
This category is sizeable at the Beginner level because basic ICT skills are a prerequisite for integrating technology into a teacher’s duties. The digital tools identified in the level are commonplace and popular, such as word processors, presentation packages, e-mail clients and social networking apps. However, the other levels tend to be less specific about which tools teachers deploy, allowing for the learning community to determine tools appropriate to the task at hand. In these subsequent levels, the function of the digital tools – rather than the tools themselves – might be identified, to reinforce and enhance learning.