Sunday, June 30, 2019

Teachers' Need for More Technology Help

While novice teachers may have grown up using technology as "digital natives," two new studies discussed find they still may need support in using education technology in the classroom. One researcher found that teacher training on technology did not always align with the skills new teachers need on the job, which became evident during student teaching. Preservice teachers also have difficulty choosing appropriate technology for their classroom
Karr, K. (2017).  A phenomological study of first-career millennial novice elementary school teachers' use of technology. Doctoral dissertation, Liberty University.
Webber, K. (2019). Are preservice teachers prepared for their technology integrated future classrooms? Paper presented at ISTE conference, June, Philadelphia.

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