With much development in technology, it has become an important part of the student’s life. Nowadays it is a very common thing that complete learning is done on laptops, systems, or ipads. To accept technology-based learning will be easy for the students as they are been around it from the time they are born. But for teachers, it becomes a little difficult to move from the traditional method as they are new to the technology. Technology-based learning will give teachers different ways to teach the children and through these ways, they can also improve the students who were not up to the mark in the traditional way of teaching. Below are some tips for the teachers who are going to start technology-based learning in their classrooms.
- Begin with what you know: By seeing so many varieties of technology one can feel overwhelming when they do not have any exposure to those tools. No one is well versed with all the technology you might have got a chance to use few tools of the technology in your lifetime. So start with such tools so that you can be confident and as time passes you will gain a lot of experience. Once you have some experience you will feel confident to try new tools in your classroom.
- Learn more about technology: For this, you need to become a student of technology. If you learn all the details about the technology then you will be in a position to help your students when they face any issues with that technology. There are many sources where you can learn about the technology. You just need to search in Google how to use the specific technology.
- Plan out your lessons in advance: before you start taking digital-based lessons for your students make sure you are well prepared. While preparing you can think about these questions like does your student have any knowledge about the technology being used? What is the goal of the lesson you are going to teach, will you be able to gain the attention of the student in the way you’re planning to teach the concept, and many more.
- Don’t be shy about getting support: You can search in your friend circle or anyone from your family who is well versed with the technology and who can help you if you encounter any issues. Having one such person will boost your confidence as you know that there is someone who will help you.
Hope the above-mentioned information will be useful for all the teachers who are starting online teaching.