Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Will Our Students be Ready in 2020?, continued...





Technology integration is not just placing a computer in a classroom and surrounding it with educational CD-ROM titles. Wikipedia (an online encyclopedia) states that: “Technology integration is a term used by educators to describe effective uses of technology by teachers and students in K-12 and university classrooms. Teachers use technology to support instruction in language arts, social studies, science, math, or other content areas. When teachers integrate technology into their classroom practice, learners are empowered to be actively engaged in their learning” (2005). Still, for technology integration to truly work, an instructor has to learn how to use technology effectively; to incorporate it into a curriculum to support and enhance instruction.
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