Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Details

Eady, M. J. & Lockyer, L. 2013, 'Tools for learning: technology and teaching strategies', Learning to Teach in the Primary School, Queensland University of Technology, Australia. pp. 71


This chapter aims to help preservice teachers consider the possibilities for embedding technology into teaching. After reading this chapter you should be able to: 1. Understand the role of technology in education. 2. Identify technological applications and resources used in classrooms today. 3. Be aware of how you might embed technology through a range of teaching and learning strategies. 4. Evaluate technological tools to support teaching and learning. 5. Understand possible challenges and barriers you may face as a new teacher using technology.