In our latest education blog, ICT Evangelist, Mark Anderson, discusses the biggest barrier to the successful use of technology in education: teacher confidence.
He says: “There are so many ways in which the modern classroom can make best use of technology; however many teachers vote with their feet and choose not to use technology.
“There are lots of reasons why teachers may lack confidence in using technology, but the more confident teachers become about their ability to use technology, the more they will use it. The more they use it, the better they will become.
“One of the best ways to help give teachers confidence with using technology in the classroom is for them to be able to have some control over what the pupils are doing and being able to see that too. Teachers have lots of classroom management strategies up their sleeve such as different learning stations, seating plans, rewards and sanctions, extension resources, so they need a classroom management strategy for the use of technology in the room.”
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