Wednesday, July 13, 2011

LESSON 11 – The Computer as the Teacher’s Tool

        In the learning process, most teachers do not rely solely on themselves in imparting knowledge and information to their students.  Especially now in our modern times, teaching has opened new methods of acquiring education.  There is now emphasis of the concepts of constructivism and social constructivism.  The need for students to discover for themselves new ideas, concepts, and understanding of the vast world we live in is the prime concern of the teacher and to meet this need, the teacher makes use of the computer.  It is a way of easy and reliable access to information and building up of communication and teamwork among students.  Especially with the internet, the student can relate or research class assignments and projects with real life situations.  This is a big help to the teacher in fostering independent learning activities of the students. 

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