When you walk into Stephanie Latty's classroom, the first thing you notice is something missing: paper. ? The Grade 7-
Teacher of stone Public School in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
Do not assign tasks to her students that they must submit on paper.
She's not trying to markcopyprojects.
She also did not ask the students to study something in the textbook. ?
Instead, Ratti's students have mastered the technology: there is one in their classroomto-
The ratio of students to wireless technology tools is 1. ?
Ratti's classroom is a completely paperless environment. ?
"When I started teaching 20 years ago, there was a computer in the library and the Internet was just beginning," Ratti said . ".
"It's incredible to see what students can do today with these tools. ”?
Ratti's tech toys are comparable to the stock of any technically advanced office.
Ratti has participated in the 2010 teaching and technology competition, which offers $5,000 worth of technical products, the technical services and products that CDW Canada provides for business, government and education. ?
Ratti won the grand prize and is equipped with the latest technical equipment for her classroom, including interactive smart boards and LCD screens. ?
With the support of the school and the York Regional School Board, Ratti's students are allowed to carry their own laptops, smartphones, iPads, ipod, gaming books and electronics
Readers from home to classroom use.
Students who do not bring or cannot bring these devices use the school-
Buy equipment such as notebooks. ?
When the school introduced the use of technology in the classroom, some parents expressed concern that their children used these devices as crutches and the possibility of cheating.
Ratti reminded them that paperless classrooms would better prepare technology for studentsBased on the workplace.
The environment will benefit, she said.
This two kind of view all eliminate the people of concern. ?
Daniel Reio, marketing director, CDW Canada, describes technology as a "channel for learning" and represents technology
Savvy teachers and BYOD (
Bring your own equipment)
The policy reduces the burden on the school budget, so the school board can invest in providing safe use of wi-
In the classroom.
"In the past, the school had a computer lab with a desktop computer.
"There are now carts full of equipment and charging stations that can go from classroom to classroom," he said . ".
"Kids can now use their iPod touch, which is also great, and these iPod touch were once placed at the bottom of the backpack during school hours. ”?
One of the most exciting aspects of bringing this device into the school, he said, is that it keeps innovative juices flowing.
"The way teachers apply technology is very creative, such as holding video conferences with experts and other schools. ”?
Today, Ratti says all her classes are interactive and even subjects like math can be taught through online educational games and special software. ?
"When a child is reading and doesn't understand something, they take out the iPod Touch to look for words instead of looking for words, which is great for them, not to look for words, not to look for them
She has the confidence to get old.
The school's teaching methods have made her students more engaged than ever before.
"For example, instead of writing traditional articles, students discuss topics with children in a wiki environment and collect data from different online sources.
They showed their findings in a multimedia presentation. ”?
Students can use Moodle to keep up with the lesson when they are sick or traveling, Moodle is a virtual learning environment in which teachers provide feedback, leave results, answer questions and help
"Students not only liberated me by using these tools, but I like that I can put my iPad and mobile phone in my backpack and have everything I need for class," Ratti said . ".