Directions: Write at least 3 paragraphs. The purpose of this assignment is to ask you to formulate your own philosophy regarding technology and teaching. The following is by no means an exhaustive list, but you may wish to include responses to these questions to get you started: How has your knowledge base grown? In what ways do you see the use of technology helpful and similarly in what ways do you see the use of technology hindering as it pertains to teaching and learning? What are some essential elements to teaching with technology that have a positive effect on your teaching and your students’ learning? How will you keep up with what industry may call new technology that will change the way you teach and the way your students learn? Essentially, how will you continue to be a lifelong learner? How will you determine if a new piece of technology is worth your time and investment? How will you communicate your philosophy to fellow co-workers? How do the technology standards support your philosophy?