Using Technology as a Teaching Resource

According to "Technology in American Schools: Seven Dimensions for Gauging Progress" (Lemke & Coughlin, 1998), emerging trends indicate that under the right conditions technology:
  • Accelerates, enriches and deepens basic skills.
  • Motivates and engages students in learning.
  • Helps relate academics to the practices of today's work force.
  • Increases economic viability of tomorrow's workers.
  • Strengthens teaching.
  • Contributes to change in schools
  • Connects schools to the world.

Getting to Know You:

J. Friedman, Facilitator