T-Box is a solution which promotes and potentiates the creative, responsible, and safe use of technology within education.
T-Box comprises three key elements:
An educational technology curriculum for every school grade. This includes all the materials necessary to implement the solution effectively: teacher guides, student workbooks, and electronic resources.
An Internet platform with multiple services for students, teachers, and parents. This platform is called "T-Box Planet" and is based on web 2.0 technologies, which facilitate communication, collaboration, and exchange between every member of the educational community.
Training and assistance for IT instructors and teachers. T-Box works closely with schools to train teachers, provide expert advice, and monitor project progress.
T-Box bases its academic proposal on international educational technology standards; this actually makes it much easier for students to obtain international certifications when they desire.
T-Box is based on the following international educational technology standards:
Having an educational proposal built on these global standards allows students to acquire the skills needed for today's challenging world.
T-Box uses a project-based learning methodology which assigns tasks that help students complete their project.
What software T-Box does require?
The T-Box technology curriculum combines the use of proprietary software like Microsoft Office or Max Toolbox, with free open-source software such as Scratch or Inkscape. The programs used depend on the grade level and the software licenses the school has acquired.
These activities, and many more, can be carried out by using T-Box Planet. It is proven that young learners are more motivated when technology becomes a part of their activities.