To me, teaching with technology involves the development of my approaches that includes four major modules: the course content, the coach, the students and the technology implements.
After over thirty years of teaching, I felt bored with my traditional technics and wanted to find some inspiration, as well as an improvement.
My motivation, to search for the updated coaching methods, was eagerness to make my classes more challenging and more exciting.
Learning how to teach with technology has helped me to make progress as a teacher and a learner.
I like this model;
According to Gregory and Denby Associates significant implications for teaching with technology state that instruction should attempt to build upon each student’s experiential base.
What a teacher / student learnt from education is, to a large extent, a function of prior knowledge.
For this reason, one role of technology, is to bridge personal experiences and formal in connection. Technology should also be sufficiently flexible to adapt to teachers’ / students’ on-going instructional needs. One of the symbols of a master teacher is the ability to recognize and repair student’s misunderstandings and misconceptions.