Archive for the ‘Teacher Technology Resilience’ Category

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

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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

There is confusion right now among many educators how to catch up with ed tech for educational purposes.  In adiition, there is a fear that teachers may even be replaced with technology.  How realistic is this fear? Read more in Why we need to change the teacher vs. tech narrative at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/09/12/change-teacher-vs-tech-narrative/?ps=cbroady0%40georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec

Excerpt:

Teachers are indispensable to high-quality education. They give students expert feedback on how to reason, design, compose, and find creative solutions to problems. They create classroom cultures where academic inquiry is exciting and achievement is a shared ambition. They provide students with social and emotional support and coach them on managing both their daily tasks and their long-term dreams. These are roles that machines are unlikely to substitute for anytime soon.

A teacher’s perspective in Learning how to teach kids in the digital age at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/08/31/digital-badges-shaking-teacher-pd/?ps=cbroady0%40georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec

 

 

A comprehensive list created by ISTE, my favorite to-go place for ed tech.  Excerpt:

It’s fair to say technology is ubiquitous in many classrooms, but because it changes constantly, educators are challenged to keep pace with what’s new and next in the classroom.

Sometimes, it’s difficult for educators to filter through the hype and identify the most pertinent technology changes to track.

To help educators stay on top of changes in technology, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has compiled 5 of the most important trends likely to impact education in the 2017-2018 school year.

Trends such as a larger focus on computer science and coding, along with real-time data access and learning feedback, will prove invaluable to educators, said ISTE CEO Richard Culatta.

find more at: https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/08/31/technology-trends-school-year/?ps=cbroady0%40georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec