Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Tool #9: Using Our Cool New School Tools

1. I think one of the most important things to remember as we begin to more fully integrate technology into our classrooms is keeping our learning objective at the heart of the planning. Don't use technology simply for the sake of using technology. Use it with a purpose and a goal. Often we think of technology as some "end all be all" when in fact it is simply another tool in a teacher's toolbox. Technology should be used to get students to collaborate with one another in creative ways that allows them some choice in how they express what they have learned. The key being that they actually learned the given objective.

To be continued...

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