TECHNOLOGY (positives (can be viewed as "a new way of life",…
can be viewed as "a new way of life"
communication is easy
it is engaging
computers/iPads more productive then watching tv
parents and teachers can work together
different way of thinking and learning
can amplify great teaching
it is so easily accessible
enhances traditional ways of teaching
how can it be used in the classroom
using it for research
digital story telling
using camera to record experiences
taking pictures of lessons on the board
taking notes in class
communication for group tasks (any place, anywhere)
digital footprint can be accessed by many so if you "stuff up" it will always be there.
privacy can sometimes be
children may loose self control (leads to addictive habits)
some teachers may use this as a "baby-sitter"
impacts on learning
helps students struggling with communication skills
encourages individual learning
good for visual learners
allows you to see different perspectives
so many resources to view
can disconnect students from physical social interactions
could be considered a distraction
can foster "cheating"
not all students have the same amount of "access"
the resources that may be used may not be "top-notch"