High tech change

Nobody likes change, but the fact is that change is at our doorstep.  Changes in technology are quickly beginning to force the hands of schools and districts across the world. This poses some good news for students, as transformation efforts are under way to provide authentic learning experiences that provide …

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Using edtech not to measure, but to make students better

With the Common Core’s emphasis on data-driven instruction there is a misguided focus on using technology to deliver content and collect data rather than cultivate learning and stimulate cognitive development.Using education technology isn’t so much about students mastering a device or procedure so much as it is about mastering themselves first. Source: Use edtech to …

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Can edtech make a difference?

But regardless of how people are collaborating, creating, and getting excited, there’s one crucial thing to remember … technology makes no significant difference to learning. Source: #EdTech makes no significant difference – EDUWELLS I strongly disagree with his reasonings. If technology makes no significant difference, then why has almost every industry …

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“Educational technology is now more about pedagogy first and then choosing the appropriate tool(s) for the job.” – Kathy Schrock, USA

“Educational technology is now more about pedagogy first and then choosing the appropriate tool(s) for the job.” – Kathy Schrock, USA As an independent educational technologist with more than 20 years in the field, Kathy Schrockhas experienced first-hand how technology has transformed education — not only by engaging students, but …

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