Digital Tools of the Teacher



This article begins with a broad review of information and communication technologies (hereinafter – ICT) as a modern functional approach to educational activities in the world and, in particular, in Russia. ICT is considered from the point of view of usefulness and necessity in the conditions of digitalization of all spheres of activity in the modern world. This is followed by an analysis of the functions of ICT in classroom and online learning, and motivation is also considered as a result of interaction between a teacher and a student in the field of ICT. Next, the reasons why motivation is an important factor in the context of teaching and learning are analyzed. Then the existing studies of motivation to study are discussed in the key of modern theoretical foundations of motivation, where forms of motivation for primary and secondary schools, as well as for university students are considered in a separate block. Positive and neutral factors of learning through ICT for these three groups of students are described. The central theme of the article is the description of the types of ICT and ways of their application in practice by teachers and students. The article also notes the importance of ICT in the field of distance learning, discusses ways of interaction in ICT in the aspect of student-teacher and student-student. The conditions necessary for the use of ICT by students and teachers are listed. The article concludes with a paragraph on the prospects for the development of ICT in education.

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Keywords: education with the help of ICT, information and communication technologies, motivation of students, teaching with the help of ICT, distance learning, digital tools, educational motivation, digital educational environment

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Merikova M.A. Digital Tools of the Teacher. Digital Humanities and Technology in Education (DHTE 2022): Collection of Articles of the III All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference with International Participation. November 17-18, 2022 / V.V. Rubtsov, M.G. Sorokova, N.P. Radchikova (Eds). Moscow: Publishing house MSUPE, 2022., pp. 103–123.


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Marina A. Merikova, MEd, postgraduate student of the Department of Age Psychology named after Professor L.F. Obukhova, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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