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What is the role of the computer lab (teacher)* in today's world of 1:1 and BYOD?
1) Introduction to hardware
2) How to physically handle technology
3) Learning types of software wherever the software is (school or web-based)
4) Coordinate with teachers and have similar timelines (due dates)
5) Make technology a tool to use for the rest of their life, that's not just for gaming or social life
6) Post sites for kids, parents and teachers to go to to increase their skill level - Be a resource person
7) Keep current, what's new, instructor join blogs and twitter
8) Gives student a 'base'
9) Extend classroom learning through the use of technology

  • so is there a need for the lab or for a knowledgeable educator?