Essay Paper-Becoming a 21st Century using Technology

Essay Paper-Becoming a 21st Century using Technology

Technology plays an important role in the lives of 21st century learners; the students you will teach. As a future teacher, the more informed you are about technology, the better you will be able to understand your students. Directions: In this assignment, you will use the information from your class lectures and course resources, to craft a personal definition of 21st century teaching in a 2-4-page worth of ‘substantive and quality content’ [No fillers, or incomplete pages or double space-Please!] (APA style) paper to be submitted. Focus on topics such as the role of technology in teaching, the technologies you plan to use as a teacher, and how students will use technology as learners. Be specific, provide a variety of concrete examples. Use the following questions to guide your writing: What role does technology play in the lives of students and teachers? • What issues shape the way technology is used in today’s classroom? • How are teachers addressing technology standards and skills in today’s classroom? • How will I teach for the 21st century learner?