Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Reflections

Tossing around ideas in class about PLN's helped me to get some other perspectives. I was able to talk about somethings that I felt were important and to also see some sides that I had not thought of on my own.

A few basic things that we all agreed on was the following
-There a huge lack of understanding and knowledge among teachers about using technology in the classroom and no one in the school systems seems to demand it.
-Teachers need to use technology to educate the students, and to be effective they need to get creative even if it means going outside of the comfort zones of parents.
-Students crave technology as an educational tool and teachers need to make it available.

As a future teacher this means that I need to do whatever I can even if it means to pave the way in my future school for using technology. It won't always be easy but someone has to do it.

5 comments:

  1. very nicely said!

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  2. I think you put this very well and it is so very true.

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  3. I completely agree that using technology will effectively get the attention of students.

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