Some substitute teachers say that technology provided by classroom teachers can help them facilitate learning. “The teachers [will] leave stuff on their computer, which goes directly to the SMART Board…,” said Susan May, a substitute. “You can go on the computer and pull up whatever they need you to. Those are really nice substitute days.”
For other substitute teachers classroom technology presents challenges – not being familiar with school policies and not being trained to use the devices.
How are your substitutes coping, and what are you doing to help?
Full Text: Technology Offers Opportunities, Challenges for Substitute Teachers – US News and World Report.