Technology is entering the classroom, and teachers will have to keep up with the latest techniques for integrating technology into their lessons. Not only will we have to learn how to use the new technology ourselves, but we're going to have to incorporate the use of technology into our lesson planning and assignments. There is "frame of mind" necessary for this type of teaching which may be as important in changing the way we teach as any other development in methodology.
Many schools already provide laptops for students and teachers, but believe it or not, laptops may soon become obsolete. Hand held computers may become the most effective way of integrating technology into the classroom. They are more affordable, easier to carry, and more versatile for today's students. Here is an article from Eurekalert that describes how they might be used.
Technology is coming. Are you prepared?