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Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 5
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Saturday, September 11, 2010

Open Mic

One of my biggest problems that has been constant thus far is technical support. I'm a technology based teacher. I have been having the most problems with my technology equipment features. My overhead projector, printer, and dvd player is down. This is such a handicap to me, especially since I teach and integrate with technology.

My issue is the support from my school and the urgency to get the equipment replaced or fixed. This is so frustrating to me. I want to make sure my students are always engaged. Working backwards, makes this difficult.

3 comments:

Leola said...

I'm working at creating comments. I wantto say that I agree, when my technology isn't working, I feel at a lost too. However,now I use more group activities and have the student's prepare and teach the class when my tech items are down. We randomly select the groups as a class and they are assinged sections to "teach-back", so with the students leading, they are so busy with their presentations, I don't have to worry so much about a bad internet connection anymore.

Leola said...

I'm working at creating comments. I wantto say that I agree, when my technology isn't working, I feel at a lost too. However,now I use more group activities and have the student's prepare and teach the class when my tech items are down. We randomly select the groups as a class and they are assinged sections to "teach-back", so with the students leading, they are so busy with their presentations, I don't have to worry so much about a bad internet connection anymore.

LV said...

I understand your frustration. I work with a technology teacher who don't have books. So, it could be worst I guess. All we can do is work with what we go, and hope for the best.