1. Are any of these devices available at your school? If so, how often do you use them?
Yes, only computers are available. We use them rarely.
2. What educational benefits you think they can offer?
Have better contact with new technologies and learn in a more interesting way.
3. In your opinion, which device(s) can impact the most on the learning process? Why?
Computers, as they are a modern, easy and complete to learn and interactive whiteboard, because it requires less effort and more practicality.
4,. Do you think the lack of technology in schools can affect student's development? If so, how?
In my opinion, no, because it isn't technology that makes students learn.
2) Research the availability and usage of education technology in the city, state and country where you live. Use these questions as a guide and take notes on your findings.
1. What is the percentage of schools that have a computer lab or computers in the classroom?
40% of schools have a computer lab or computers in the classroom in Brazil.
2. What is the percentage of schools that have internet access?
28.3% of schools have internet access in Brazil.
3. Are there any public incentives for education technology? If, so what is the percentage of schools that receive them?
Yes, there are. There are 20,19%.
4. Are there any public programs for implementing education technology and training school staff? If so, what is the percentage of schools that participate in them?
No, there aren't.
3) Compare your findings from activity 2 with a classmate and discuss these questions.
1. What are the positive and negative aspects of the use of technology where you live?
The positive is that they help a lot in learning and the negative is that they are hard to find and access is not free for everyone.
2. Is there anything that could be improved? If so, what and how?
Yes there is. Improving availability and making investments in these areas so that it can be accessed by more people.