Friday, August 18, 2006

Will Our Students be Ready in 2020?...con't...





However, how can other teachers ‘willingly embrace’ technology when he or she doesn‘t even have a computer in the classroom? At the last school where I taught, only a handful of teachers had computers in their rooms--and most of those were obsolete dust magnets. There are funding issues, of course, for obtaining computers, but many of these issues can be resolved through the ‘Computers for Schools’ program (www.pcsforschools.org) and through creative funding techniques such as selling t-shirts, books, etc. Lorrie Jackson of the Education World website suggested: “Look for new money within existing budgets by reallocating from other areas and investigating lease options” (2005).
...all rights reserved...to be continued...

No comments: