As a teacher and tech junkie, I absolutely love the idea of having more technology in the classroom. I’m still working out problems with improper cell phone usage (i.e. students texting when they should be taking notes) but when I can, I use my smartboard, find useful language apps, show them videos, and periodically go to the language lab. Unfortunately, access to technology is not always available and I’m running a computer that more than a decade old ( I used the same computers back in high school.) Seeing content in different ways is important, especially for students with different learning styles.
This infographic seems to outline what I see inside my classroom and around my school: