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Digital Learning –Singapore Style
Singapore is rated by many as the top education system in the world. Few countries have pushed the boundaries of technology in education more than Singapore where technology is worked seamlessly into its education system.
Gamification, 3D printing and coding are finding their way into Singapore classrooms as teachers promote a more constructive approach to learning focusing on innovation and online collaboration.
In Singapore, teachers are giving students more freedom to use new online platforms to create interesting content; gamification is now a popular learning medium, whereby students design, curate and build games to support their learning; and, at some schools, students are now being taught to use 3D design software and 3D printers to create prototypes.
Classroom instruction in Singapore is fluid and involves multiple digital collaboration tools and apps, usually supported by technology companies such as Apple, Microsoft and Google. Google Apps for Education, for example, has been deployed in Singapore classrooms since the Ministry of Education made it available to more than 30,000 teachers and staff members at over 350 schools in 2009. Read more HERE