Effective Technology Integration for 21st Century Learners By Sophie Hall
Twenty First Century Education Classrooms of today need to be integrated with technology. Students need to be prepared for the increasingly technological future.
Uses in the Classroom Email – communication, social interaction. Databases – classification and organization. Word Processing – writing and reading. Internet – easily accessible, numerous sources. Presentation Programs – showcase student work. Multi-media – interactive, furthers learning.
Technology Increases Communication Students Parents Teachers Community Cultures
Multiple Forms of Learning School learning Home learning Distance learning Cooperative learning Guided inquiry Critical thinking Collaborative problem solving Multiple learning styles
Integration Process Professional development Workshops for technology integration TPGP goals Collaboration with a educational technologist
“The principle goal of education is to create men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.” – Jean Piaget
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