1) View the images and discuss the questions with a classmate.
1. Are any of these devices available at your school? If so, how often do you use them?
Yes, computers, we almost never use them
2. What educational benefits do you think they can offer?
learn something new of your choice
3. What devices do you think can have the most impact on the learning process? Why?
cell phones, almost all have.
4, Do you think the lack of technology in schools can affect student development? If so, how?
I think not.
2) Research the availability and use of educational technology in the city, state, and country in which you live. Use these questions as a guide and make notes about your findings.
1. What percentage of schools have a computer lab or computers in the classroom?
81% of schools have computers in Brazil
2. What percentage of schools have Internet access?
28.3% of schools have Internet access in Brazil.
3. Are there public incentives for educational technology? If so, what percentage of schools receive them?
Yes, 20.19% of schools
4. Are there public programs to implement education technology and train school staff? If so, what percentage of schools participate in them?
3) Compare your findings from activity 2 to a classmate and discuss these questions.
1. What are the positive and negative aspects of using the technology you live in?
It helps a lot to learn, but people could disperse and do other things.
2. Is there anything that can be improved? If so, what and how?
Yes, availability, invested in it.