Technology and the Teacher

With every new advancement in technological tools they tend to become even more interactive and attractive for their users.
These tools are immensely effective in the classroom. It is expected that each of the tools would enhance the delivery of lecture on the instructor’s side and would enable ease of understanding on the side of the student. Acting as a helping hand for the teacher, these tools aide in delivering the concept with the help of embedded techniques within them that may practically be impossible for the teacher to deliver personally or merely with the use of hand.
The speed and flexibility associated with computers enables the representation and comprehension of concepts via digital imaging. The student dragging and clicking the mouse and the digital response that the learning software generates invokes the understanding and responses of the students themselves. The ability to zoom in on images, rotation of figures and embedding of animated characteristic features like avatars etcetera enable imagination of the students to extend way beyond the written text and conventional methods of teaching.
The ability of digital tools to scale real world objects into many forms is one of their major advantages. The manner in which digital classroom tools encompass a variety of information within themselves that practically has limitless boundaries enables the transmission of a large variety of information in much less time duration.
The plan to manage technology tools like Prezi in the classroom is to use it in combination with the verbal lectures that are directly transmitted to the students. Prezi is designed to be a cloud based software application that enables the creation of presentations on a virtual canvas. As an example a lesson plan about teaching the concept behind “The Water Cycle” is attached at the following