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Using Technology as an Instructional Tool - Chapter Summary
This helpful collection of education lessons covers the benefits and uses of technology in the classroom. You'll study several blended learning strategies and determine how technology tools assist in student engagement and comprehension. In addition to simple and bite-sized lessons, the chapter contains additional resources to enhance your studying experience, such as printable lesson transcripts and interactive self-assessment quizzes. You can access these study resources at your convenience using any computer or mobile device. After completing the lessons in this chapter, you'll be able to:
- Outline the benefits of using technology in the classroom
- Summarize blended learning strategies
- Identify common classroom technology tools
1. Benefits of Technology in the Classroom
This lesson highlights some benefits of using technology in the classroom and includes examples teachers can use to easily integrate technology into their classroom. After you learn about these things, you'll be able to test your knowledge with a quiz!
2. Blended Learning Strategies
Many schools are incorporating blended learning into their curriculum. In this lesson, you'll learn the definition of blended learning and strategies for fostering a blended learning environment.
3. Classroom Technology Tools
In the past, a film projector was the height of technology in schools. Today, teachers have technology at their fingertips on a daily basis. What are these tools and how are they being used? This video lesson will bring you up to speed on classroom technology tools.
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