Differentiating instruction, teaching to multiple intelligences, engaging all learners...this is the combined challenge that we face as educators today. Technology affords us the opportunity to wrap this all together and produce something that we could not have imaging back in the days of overhead projectors, chalk boards, mimeograph handouts, and filmstrips (don;t miss a beep or it just doesn't make sense). I am envisioning a classroom environment full of interactivity, engagement, student-centered excitement, and learning together with my techno-natives.
Technology is not to be feared in the way that my mother would say, "too much t.v. will rot your brain." In fact, my job as an educator is to find the right technology for student to interact with in