How the Generational Characteristics and Digital World We Live In Will Affect the Type of Teacher I Become.
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Digital pedagogy refers to the study of how to teach using digital technologies and should not be confused with digital fluency (Howell, 2012). Digital fluency is the “ability to use digital technologies in a confident manner” (Howell, 2012). Digital pedagogy requires that teachers must understand the different types of leaning that occur when using technology and why using one technology is better than another; they must value different approaches and cater for all learning styles (Howell, 2012). Furthermore, Brady and Kennedy (2010) suggest that being able to work independently, creatively and at the students own pace, be the criteria for the new pedagogy.
When incorporating technology into lessons teachers must ensure that the learning outcomes are met, and that the use of technology supports and enhances learning (Howell, 2012). The approach to digital pedagogies needs to go beyond simply learning about the different programs, teachers must have a willingness to use technology, the desire and ability to learn about and use emerging technologies, and look for their educational potential. Due to the continuous