Due to the lack of practical usage of the learned subject, traditional learning is becoming an obstacle in front of further knowledge gaining. Classical learning methods are out-dated for the modernized world that required more productive, collaborative, and more curious individuals. Therefore, a new learning method is essential to provide knowledge and skills to pursue world development without falling behind. The purpose of this study is to find the positive effects of using Phenomenon-Based Learning (PhenoBL) as a studying approach in teaching ICT skills to students and its impact on giving the motivation and improving ICT skills for students at primary schools of Sulaimani city in Iraq. The key method is to teach ICTs through other classes with a universal as PhenoBL, the cross-curricular approach which is built into the classes. Then, a survey is established to uncover the reason behind making students learn about the ICT from places other than school and shortage in keeping those skills in student’s mind for a longer time. Our results showed that using Phenomenon-based learning students’ scores are improved by more than 10% which makes using this method significantly effective. Furthermore, using phenomenon-based learning allows the student to keep and maintain gained skills for longer periods of time.
Phenomenon-based learning, learning processes, effectiveness of learning