Archive for the ‘Teacher Technology Resilience’ Category

I frequently encounter teachers and professors who do not master technology well. Also, they often exhibit a reluctant attitude towards it. This lack of skill and disposition is not acceptable today. Teachers and professors train learners for careers that do not even exist. We absolutely must develop more effective ways to train all educators, Pre-k to college, so that they want to learn and then do acquire new skills. Read more about this topic at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/11/27/teachers-technology-classroom/?ps=cbroady0@georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec

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VERY interesting study of attitudes in this survey report.  Excerpt:

Professors are slowly gaining confidence in the effectiveness of online learning as more of them teach online, Inside Higher Ed‘s 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology reveals

Read more here at https://www.insidehighered.com/news/survey/faculty-buy-builds-bit-bit-survey-faculty-attitudes-technology?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=374302a953-DNU20171030&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-374302a953-223167133&mc_cid=374302a953&mc_eid=ed054a5cba

 

 

The statement in the heading reflects what all teachers tell me on a daily basis.  And, to make matters worse, many college professors also state the same sentiment! We must stop this downward spiral and not just keep up with the tech skills of our learners but to surpass them.  Find more in the topic at https://thejournal.com/articles/2017/10/26/most-teachers-say-classroom-tech-helps-students-but-teachers-need-more-training.aspx

Read the case of one teacher and his tech journey in How an Anti-Tech Teacher Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace Edtech at https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-09-26-how-an-anti-tech-teacher-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-embrace-edtech

Who can relate?  Read more at https://thejournal.com/articles/2017/09/18/biggest-barriers-to-digital-learning.aspx

Excellent reading with lots of implications for the future of education at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/09/12/change-teacher-vs-tech-narrative/?ps=cbroady0@georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec

This topic warrants some training for educators to be ready for the developments in technology and how fast stduents are able to utilize them for cheating.  Read more in Nearly a third of U.S. teenagers use technology to cheat at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/09/07/teenagers-use-electronics-cheat/?ps=cbroady0@georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec