Before starting this course, I thought I was competent with the use of technology and confident in my skills. However, upon starting it, I have realised that there are different areas of technology which I wasn’t aware of and how to integrate it into a classroom setting. Technology was not a substitute or a tool … More Final Culminating Statement.
Second day at the school and the interactive whiteboard may not get fixed at all this week. This is going to highly impact on how I will be teaching in the classroom and how my report will turn out because there will be little to almost no use of technology other than the time that … More Second day of practicum.
Today was the first day of my practicum over ten days. Upon seeing the classroom, the teacher informed me that the interactive whiteboard was not currently working because the computer that it was plugged into had problems and she was waiting for the IT person to take a look. I have realised that technology does … More First day on practicum.
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During the tutorial, we watched a TED Talks video where 12 year old, Thomas Suarez presented about his experience with creating and programming applications for the iPad/iPhone/iTouch. Video accessible at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehDAP1OQ9Zw It was interesting to see that the younger generation in this day and age are much more interested in programming, creating and playing games on … More Week Ten – Technology savvy generation