the Internet requires the same basic skills of any good teaching.
|You must be
organized- know ahead of time what you will be doing and plan ahead.
Internet can be very unstable. If the
sites you had planned for your students to use are not available, make sure
you have a back-up plan. Have a plan
ready if your Internet connection is not available at all.
takes extra time and effort up front to create Internet lessons and
activities, but the motivation factor for your students makes it worth it.
connections, error messages on sites you just checked, model and teach
patience to your students as well!
|Sense of Humor
a great characteristic of any good teacher!
its a good idea to know enough about the equipment you are using and the
software so that when things do go wrong (and they will), you will be able to
restart, check connections, etc. Its
a good idea to know just slightly more than your students!