Costa Rica News – 150 teachers participated in Movilizate, a meeting in which they learned about various online applications and platforms to facilitate teaching and learning in science classes in a more attractive format, making use of modern technology.
An international speaker, César Poyatos Dorado, from the Autonomous University of Madrid, came to give the course.
It was meant to advise tico teachers to introduce smartphones to make learning more interesting and effective.
This was the third year the event was organized by the Directorate of Technological Resources in Education of the Ministry of Public Education, the Telefónica Foundation and the Omar Dengo Foundation.
Dorado stressed that it is the work of educators to teach the students to make good use of the devices and know how to find data and judge whether it is valid and scientific, a skill needed for the present and future.