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Tips for teachers who want to use computers in the classroom

Most teachers are digital immigrants according to the expert in education and learning, Mark Prensky. For this reason, Centro Internacional de Tecnologías Avanzadas (CITA) in Peñaranda, has prepared a practical guide on paper for computers in the classroom, so teachers can take full advantage of their competency levels.

The advice is developed like a recipe book, so that teachers can acquire skills and confidence in front of their students –digital natives- who have been acquiring the language of new technologies naturally and unconsciously.
 
Parting from the point that a computer is not an invasive object or an attention focus, but one more element that must be integrated into teaching strategies in a way that facilitates educationa or stimulates a concrete competency, amongst other suggestions, it is advisable for teachers to:
 
1. Establish three different situations
Closed computer (it can’t be used)
The computer as a compliment, it can be used to consult or clarify.
The task requires a computer.
 
2. Don’t go too far, too fast
Incorporate the computer into the classroom through tasks that are apt to your competency level and allow you to follow the work with your students.
 
3. We have to get used to everything
Until the computer is just one more element of education, plan each moment in which it will be used, concretely and for an entire term. Do it progressively. At the beginning the use of the computer will be less than when there is a habit, both on your part and the student’s.
 
4. The computer won’t do tasks you don’t know how to do
It just eases the way in. Get your students used to writing out an outline of the instructions before getting started on an application. As your and their skills permit it, the previous steps can be carried out on the computer itself.
 
5. Sometimes we need to ‘unlearn’
During the first few days, prepare a session with your class about dubitable habits, fixations or equivocal concepts about the computer in the classroom.

 


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