Using a computer, tablet, or other device encourages self-directed learning and creates an active participant in the learning process, rather than the passive learners found in a lecture environment.
Interactive lesson plans can help turn “boring” conceptual subjects like math and science into fun, engaging, and educational activities for students.
It is crucial for our students to learn a social curriculum; however, how to teach one is something we as teachers need to figure out.
Social curriculum is a means to teach students how to interact and empathize with one another.
Peer tutoring, mentoring, and collaboration were the unexpected results of the technology integration.
Technology is an integral part of how we work and live, every day.
Now my old HS and neighboring schools still offer French and Spanish along with German, Chinese and Arabic.
Many school districts are trying to modernize the curricular options they offer.Consequently, virtually every online course can benefit from periodic curricular updates.Once online courses are developed and implemented, however, their curriculum might not be changed or updated for some time, if ever.Even foreign language options have shifted over time.French and Spanish were the only options during my school days.Think that integrating technology into the classroom will only distract students and marginalize educators? Since students are already interested and engaged in technology, teachers can harness that attention for educational purposes.