Costa Rica News – This should be an interesting thing to implement, lets hope it works in a positive manner.
Teachers are expected to integrate the devices into lesson plans as of next year.
The guide put out by the MEP is a flexible tool designed to change the dynamic of secondary schools. It includes links to virtual resources teachers can use and states that seeing cell phones as distractions is in line with an old way of thinking.
Now they are seen as an audiovisual means to education.
The new curriculum policy focuses on educational development in the form of skills and competencies rather than just content. It seeks a more active learning process.
The use of phones will make lessons more attractive.
Students will have the responsibility to share phones with those who don’t have them.
Administrative boards must fund connectivity equipment in schools.