By: Richard Bluford
“In a recent staff meeting we kicked off our first professional development season, which focuses on learning engagements. One aim of the plenary was to begin to get teachers thinking about how they use technology in the classroom. The cartoon clip below was used as a conversation starter to get teachers to think about how they use technology with student inquiry.
Our responsibility, when asking students to inquire or perform any form of online research, is to teach them how to use the technology both efficiently and effectively. So, what do we need in schools to make this happen?
There are two key starting points:
1. Developing the skills for both students and teachers to search effectively on the web
Some teachers need training in understanding how search engines work and the different search engines available for use, their advantages and disadvantages” To read further please click here:
how they use technology in the classroom. The cartoon clip… …