The book is an example
of the development of the Plan “Vive Digital” as an initiative to
promote equity and social development from the most remote and
vulnerable public educational institutions in the country with the
support of ICT.
This is a document that serves as a
guide to teachers in ICT teaching of the schools
which were benefited from Computadoras para educar (Computers for
Schools), ICT Ministry program.
"We are convinced
that technology contributes significantly in
education", said ICT Ministry, Diego Molano Vega.
are more than technology. Computadoras para educar is
sustainable social development for Colombia because the learning
process supported from ICT, thanks to the guidelines of the Ministry
of Education", said Director Martha Castellanos referring to the
launch of this digital document, which includes a study by the
University of the Andes and supports the results of the program since
its existence and several articles on the use of ICT in education,
written by experts and ministers of ICT and Education.
the focus of the publication is defined into the
seven components of education mediated by ICTs, including the
dimensions research, evaluative, communication, educational,
technical and technological, attitudinal and disciplinary. The book
also addresses the main challenges of the new age teachers, such as
turning the student into the protagonist of his own educational
process, making it more purpose and more focused on the skills that
the accumulation of knowledge.
"This book is a real
turning point between what is the use of computers in the classroom
and the incorporation of digital tools to strengthen education",
said the Deputy Minister of ICT María Carolina Hoyos Turbay.
publication serves as a guide on the most important steps that
the Government of Colombia has taken to meet targets on access to
technology in the educational context, raised in Vive Digital Plans
and Quality Education.
(Source: MINTIC – Colombia)