Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Top 11 Things Teachers Must Know

There are so many reasons, but reading this post today gave me an idea.
 - I would like for you to fill in your reasons why you should know and understand these 11 statements.  Then go to TeachPaperless Blog and read Shelly's reasons.

The Top Eleven Things All Teachers Must Know About Technology

1. Technology is not a monolith.
2. Technology is not a monolith, but many technology providers are monolithic.
3. The Digital Age is not going away.
4. Meeting strangers is a good thing.
5. This ain’t your pappy’s technology.
6. The Digital Divide is not the result of technology being expensive.
7. The most important thing we can do right now as teachers is to be campaigners and advocates and organizers for free universal Wi-Fi Internet access.
8. When it comes to authentic tech integration, parents are the best friends a teacher can have.
9. Kids need to be taught digital citizenship.
10. Specific devices and tech apps become obsolete.
11. You must be fearless.
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