Daily Bookmarks 04/14/2008

  • Instead of teaching technology as a separate course, more colleges training preservice teachers are integrating technology in content areas like math and science.

    tags: education, technology, science, k-12, highered, teachered

    • …the standards require teacher-candidates to exhibit knowledge, skills, and dispositions that equip them to teach technology applications. Candidates also have to show they can use technology to support student learning of content.
    • Joel Colbert, who heads the committee on innovation and technology, says the handbook seeks to make the point that stand-alone technology classes are now obsolete.

      “We are saying that’s not the way to integrate technology into teacher training, because each subject area uses technology differently,” Colbert says.

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