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One computer in a classroom

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Practical ideas start with the room arrangement to maximize space and provide convenience to teachers and students. Next is proper management and scheduling, this is where computer users are given their individual timing and cycle through to complete a project. It may be on a daily or weekly basis depending on the estimated length or duration of the project. Encourage cooperative or group learning that would break large student’s class into smaller and more manageable groups. Consider computer skill and particular assignment when pairing students and allow change of partners according to requirements. Set and provide guidelines for the proper use of computer, let users clearly understand their rights and responsibilities and the restrictions they should follow while using the computer station. This approach will greatly save time and allow more groups to participate. To enable effective use of time, display posters with computer terms and commands for user’s easy reference.
Teachers can now use administrative applications to increase productivity such as correspondence, worksheets, tables, test questions, handouts, and bulletin board posting materials. They can also design and print forms for filling like personal information data of students. They can publish newsletters, calendars, reports, certificates, graphic organizers and seating arrangement charts. Convenient and more accurate electronic grade book, students attendance records, students information database. For student’s information, teachers can write and post announcements, and important reminders.
Computer as a creation tool for students to do word processing, create functional database, data tabulation and spreadsheets, graphs, and other multimedia applications. They can also use the computer as an