Read The Power of Technology article by Lee L. Jenkins. Then, view the video clip entitled Active Learning–Technology in the classroom (Links to an external site.):
Based upon your reading and viewing, please respond to the following:
- How is technology guiding teacher instruction to ensure that our students are mastering the academic standards and their needs are being met? Provide specific examples from the Jenkins article and from the video clip.
- Discuss two to three ways that technology can be integrated into a teacher’s lesson plan to enhance student learning and meet individual student needs.
- How important is the role of the teacher in implementing technology in the classroom? Explain. Then, share your personal comfort level using technology and the next steps you will take to increase your expertise in this area.
- Cite evidence from the readings to support your response. Refer to Chapter 7 of your text, your own insights, and experiences.