Thursday, March 1st, 2012 | training
Basic computer skills are of great use to teachers. The more of these skills you develop, the more productive you’ll become.
Touch typing is an example of such a useful skill. Once you’ve acquired the ability to type without looking at the keyboard you’ll type faster and more accurately. If you are using a computer to type things, such as test papers end memorandums, or if you have to enter lots of data, your life will be so much easier if you can touchtype.
Knowing all the features of a word processor will likewise make working with text easier. Word processors have so many features specially designed to help you when you are creating any type of document. The more familiar you are with these features, the easier your life will become.
The use of a spreadsheet can save you many hours of calculating and recalculating learner test marks. It can work out averages for you and the possibilities of producing statistics and other valuable information are endless.
Invest some time in developing ICT skills. It will relieve you of many admin burdens and allow you to focus on what you’re good at and what you are really there for: teaching.
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