Tuesday, September 25, 2012
I keep coming back to technology and its importance in the classroom. This article outlines some of the positive benefits of technology. I also realize how much work it takes to be able to properly integrate technology into a classroom. A lot of the time we may have the tools, but aren't sure (as teachers) how to use them effectively. It takes time and energy, but I do think the students benefit, which is what should matter the most. Technology isn't going anywhere...we need to be able to embrace it. Our districts need to invest in training for teachers to help figure out how to effectively use the tools we are given to aid in teaching and learning. It is time to reinvent the wheel. This article explains a few reasons why. Why Integrate?