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Technology in the Classroom

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leesa Johnson Oct 5, 2016. 12 Replies

Currently, I teach middle school language arts as a fourth year teacher. Being a lifelong learner and properly equipping my students are established goals that I intend to work towards daily.…Continue

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Leesa Johnson replied to April McMeans's discussion Technology in the Classroom
"Technology is such a fundamental/basic part of everyday life; therefore it is becoming growingly critical (key) for technology to be integrated into the learning process, from the ground up. The way technology is developing it will be in our…"
Oct 5, 2016
Brady Taylor replied to April McMeans's discussion Technology in the Classroom
"Thanks for that Linda.  Tech is a tool just like a pencil or a ruler.  We have never given marks for the use of either of those unless the work is not legible or unreadable.  Thank you for the links."
May 18, 2016
Linda Aragoni replied to April McMeans's discussion Technology in the Classroom
"I was in a training program for recent MBA graduates recently, in which the instructors said the material the recent grad's MBA information would be obsolete in less than three years. I not only teach but freelance in many other sectors (which…"
May 18, 2016
Brady Taylor replied to April McMeans's discussion Technology in the Classroom
"I am forced to consider the difference between Presentation vs Content.  The trouble with much technology in terms of a delivery mechanism is that, while it may look good, it lacks substance.  We need to be very careful about why and how…"
May 17, 2016
Farina Rana replied to April McMeans's discussion Technology in the Classroom
"With every minute, the technology is changing. We, as adults, are responsible for your youth. Children are not smart enough to learn the effective information; they are smart to learn everything. But everything cannot be secure. Now-a-days, children…"
Mar 31, 2014
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Norma Montalvan replied to April McMeans's discussion Technology in the Classroom
"I think students should learn how to evaluate media literacy critically and ethically so they understand proper ethic behaviors they need to have when navigating online. They should also learn the importance of proper citations to prevent plagiarism…"
Mar 26, 2014
Kelli Fisher replied to April McMeans's discussion Technology in the Classroom
"I think it is very important to start teaching students, especially at a young age, about topics like cybersecurity, cybersafety, and cyberethics. With the world focusing so much on technology it is important that we teach students how to stay safe…"
Mar 25, 2014
Junah Belle Rosales replied to April McMeans's discussion Technology in the Classroom
"I am teaching ICT related subjects for 10 years now and I see big change among students who used to this technology. As teacher, it is our duty to help them the proper way of using it.  Technological world beyond the classroom is out of our…"
Mar 17, 2014
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Feb 6, 2014
Dorothy Hastings replied to April McMeans's discussion Technology in the Classroom
"Introduction of technology and tools in the classrooms ensure that students get access to every resource that they need to do better in their learning skills. Students can view video clips to understand step by step procedures of completing a…"
Jan 26, 2014
Oscar Marin replied to April McMeans's discussion Technology in the Classroom
"We need to get children acquainted with the available know how in more better way rather than simply teaching them text books and mundane concepts. Learning should now be revamped to make it more interactive and as per the needs of the society. Make…"
Jan 21, 2014
April McMeans replied to April McMeans's discussion Technology in the Classroom
"I currently do give assignments that require the use of technology, but where I teach, not all students have technology available to them after school hours. I have to schedule time in the computer lab just to provide all students with access…"
Jan 21, 2014
Regina Brown replied to April McMeans's discussion Technology in the Classroom
"Nowadays it's not very difficult to prepare students for the technological world. STudents of this gen are more adoptable to technology. There are many ways which you can use in the primary stage like giving them assignments that would require…"
Jan 18, 2014
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Technology in the Classroom

Currently, I teach middle school language arts as a fourth year teacher. Being a lifelong learner and properly equipping my students are established goals that I intend to work towards daily. Technology advancements are taking way each day. How do we, as educators, prepare our students for the technological world beyond the classroom?See More
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