Today’s generation kids are wacky for technology! To play, create and use the imaginations of kids is very important for the early learners. Nonetheless, teachers need to understand that students are using technology in this invariably changing world.
Incorporating technology, not only reinforces technical skills in children but it also increases student engagement and enhances.
There are thousands of websites for early learners that reinforce important educational concepts. There are age appropriate educational games and activities spanning all subject area which can help children improve their skills with little or no teacher assistance and will keep children actively engaged both at school and at home. Teacher no longer need to search for the educational tools in the school library as now everything is available on one click.
There are many websites which encourages children to use their creative imaginations. Besides text books that classrooms provide, teachers can take benefit sites popular for digital learning. Timers can help set a tone of accountability and assist students in self-regulation and completing their work. Behaviour management software can help teachers manage their classrooms online. There are software’s allows teachers to award points to students for participating, helping others, exercising creativity, showing great insight, working hard, and making a good presentation.
To get the most from the new technology and hold the very short attention spans of little ones, it’s important to avoid technical difficulties and to have a solid understanding of the functions and features of new technology before making use of it.
As teachers, we must embrace the technology that shapes our world. To develop life-long learners in our classrooms, we must be life-long learners ourselves.