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Why Integrate Technology into the Curriculum?: The Reasons Are Many

In Professional Learning on September 11, 2009 by TIPS Team Tagged:

Effective technology integration is achieved when its use supports curricular goals. It must support four key components of learning: active engagement, participation in groups, frequent interaction and feedback, and connection to real-world experts. More

The site also has some great examples real-life examples of how technology can be used to engage students.

Technology is ubiquitous, touching almost every part of our lives, our communities, our homes. Yet most schools lag far behind when it comes to integrating technology into classroom learning. Many are just beginning to explore the true potential tech offers for teaching and learning. Properly used, technology will help students acquire the skills they need to survive in a complex, highly technological knowledge-based economy.

Source: http://www.edutopia.org/technology-integration-introduction

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