A New Approach To Technology Education

A NEW APPROACH TO TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION IN MEXICO. SUBJECT: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY PARTICIPANTS: Guadalupe Herrera Milagros Fonseca Reyes Olga Stein are many conflicts and events that led to the implementation of neoliberal programs in Latin America. This new approach to education, also brings a different way of dealing with content and support that are used to achieve the expected learning. Here we can mention the Information and Communication Technologies that are fashionable as it is motivating to the learners. To place ourselves in our context, education in Mexico for some time has tried to reach for most scientific and technological advances, we can mention the beginning of this program when the pilot schools were equipped with the first phase of Enciclomedia, which is a computational tool designed to stimulate the process of teaching and learning of primary school teachers regarding the curriculum contained in the books free text of the Ministry of Basic Education in Mexico.

The system supports various kinds of resources to support the teacher teach when resources to support different learning styles. Time after seeing the positive results obtained with the use of this tool was improved and is the program that is in most schools. But simultaneously with the State administration, created another program that used the technology and that competed directly with Encyclopedia, this program was the Media Classroom, which is an open space to the school community, which aims to strengthen the teaching-learning process, by incorporating the technological tool and information through the same can be obtained. The media classroom consists of computer equipment connected to the Internet, television equipment and satellite station, which receives the signal EDUSAT, CD’s and videos diverse educational and printed material related to the use of technology in the classroom. Unfortunately the political conflict of having a school with two programs, maintenance caused difficulty because at first the two programs were consistent service, but once time passed both the Federal government, as the State forgot to send technicians who maintained the equipment in good working order. Currently there are other companies that are offering in the envelope of technology to developing students with low achievement or great, we can mention the international giant Microsoft, is also equally important to Telmex. With this support for students, teachers and educational institutions, we believe that we will not so far behind in knowledge and use of ICT’s