INNOVATIVE DIGITAL TOOLS IN THE TEACHING OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN HIGH SCHOOL
Keywords:Education, technological resources, learning, innovation.
In the current era in a globalized world, the educational needs of students are different from those raised several years ago. Traditionalism and the old strategies applied by many teachers, generates difficulties for students to learn, even more so since it is a language that is foreign to their mother tongue. Under this context, the present study aimed to analyze the use of different innovative digital tools to strengthen the teaching and learning of the English language. A quali-quantitative approach was used with a correlational descriptive scope, methods such as analysis and synthesis were used to synthesize the essential theoretical elements that support the results shown. In addition, the deductive-inductive method was used for the general analysis, reaching logical conclusions. To obtain the information, the survey of teachers and students of the Picoazá Educational Unit, of the Portoviejo canton was used as a technique and thus observe the behavior on the implementation of digital tools in the local context, obtaining as a result the little application of these, by teachers in their classes because of their ignorance of these. It was concluded to fulfill the purpose of improving the level of English and the way in which students learn today, it is relevant to include these tools using an adequate methodology focused on current needs.