Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Readiness and its Integration to Teaching and Learning Process among Private High Schools
This study was designed using quantitative-correlation approach to determine the level of readiness in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in terms of hardware, software and connectivity among five target high school teachers and the extent at which teachers integrate ICT in classroom teaching in terms of planning and designing learning environments; teaching, learning and curriculum; and assessment and evaluation. Furthermore, this research also identified significant difference of ICT readiness and ICT integration between gender. Moreover, the study explored whether there is a significant relationship between teachers’ ICT readiness and ICT integration in classroom teaching. Findings revealed that the level of readiness of teachers in utilizing ICT is very ready and the extent of integration to classroom teaching is often. Furthermore, findings revealed when data is grouped by gender, there is a significant difference in teachers’ ICT readiness but none is found in integration of ICT in the classroom. Moreover, a significant relationship was found in the readiness of teachers’ in using ICT and its extent of integration in classroom teaching.