Top 10 Internet Uses in Teaching and Learning Leslie-Ann Hendrix
Research <ul><li>Students use reference materials as well as the internet to research for various assignments. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers use the internet to research lesson materials and supplemental supplies. </li></ul>
Instruction <ul><li>The internet is one of the most resourceful methods for locating lesson plan ideas, worksheets, tutorials, methodology, instructional games, and national/state academic standards. </li></ul>
Lesson Planning <ul><li>There are certain content-area topics that are difficult for teachers to teach, and the internet is a great place to look and steal from other teachers! </li></ul>
Professional Development <ul><li>A lot of teachers work on earning advanced degrees via the internet, as well as participate in courses offered by their respective employers through various online courses. </li></ul>
Communication <ul><li>Whether you’re communicating with colleagues or students’ parents, communication is a common use of the internet in classrooms across the country. </li></ul>
Virtual Tours/Trips <ul><li>With tools like Google Maps, students are able to visit new countries and/or landmarks without ever leaving the classroom! </li></ul>
Collaboration <ul><li>Whether it’s within grade-levels, teams, or for vertical planning, communication among teachers and staff is essential to student achievement and classroom management, as well as smooth operation for each school day. </li></ul>
Remediation/Acceleration <ul><li>By using the internet, teachers can allow struggling students and advanced learners the opportunity to learn and review material via resources online therefore varying instructional methods. </li></ul>
Enrichment <ul><li>For students who “almost” get it, enrichment is a great use of the internet. By getting extra practice, we are allowing students the opportunity to excel academically. </li></ul>
Supplementary Materials <ul><li>When teaching any content, there are an endless amount of resources for teachers to choose from which will help to supplement student learning. </li></ul>
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