Category: Blog

Learning in Fun-Filled Virtual Dimensions

(from Schoolbag.sg ) It was a bright morning at Canberra Primary School and a class of Primary 5 pupils were standing in line outside the school’s 4Di Lab. Judging from their faces, some were looking forward to savouring …

Bringing the World Into the Classroom

(by Tan Weizhen) Without leaving the classroom, students at FutureSchool Canberra Primary can visit the rainforest, the Shanghai World Expo or a historical period in Singapore. All this thanks to a virtual reality lab unveiled yesterday – believed …

The Next Generation Train Has Arrived

(by Kenneth James) Picture a series of walls that make up a screen displaying a scene from olden days Singapore. In the scene a junk rocks gently on the Singapore river. People are going about their business on …

Schools Still Not Using Technology Effectively

(by Tan Weizhen) SINGAPORE Three years after the FutureSchools opened their doors and opened a path for other schools to adopt advanced technologies in educating pupils, the trickle-down effect is just beginning. The test-bed environment at the six …

Hi-Tech Lab Makes Lessons Come Alive

(by Lei Jiahui) Pupils of Canberra Primary School can journey into Singapore’s past or stride into a lush, tropical rain forest- all without leaving the comfort of your classroom. Read the full article here or here

Amazon Experience for Primary Pupils

One day, the pupils of Canberra Primary may get to experience the smells of the Amazon rainforest – right in school.But for now, they have access to a room which has walls lined with large LCD touchscreens and …

FutureSchools@Singapore

SingTel is leading the consortium that has won the bid to implement the FutureSchools@Singapore project at Canberra Primary School. The consortium’s efforts will support the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) Teach Less, Learn More (TLLM) initiative and help to …

4DI: Team Playware at the Cutting Edge

SINGAPORE A few months from now, students studying in one of the Future Schools in Singapore will walk in without books or other tools. They will enter their learning lab and depending on the subject, the walls around …

Singapore Tech Goes to imbX

Officially opened on Tuesday, the imbX (Infocomm Media Business Exchange) 2009 is a platform where ICT companies, their technologies and users meet at the signature CommunicAsia tradeshow. The annual event comprises a conference and exhibition showfloor. Under the …