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Educational Technology… Not the Universal Panacea

I found this article a useful counterblast to those who see the application of technology per se as the answer to raising educational standards…

IWBs are expensive and need extensive training and professional development to implement it successfully. Without training for teaching, teachers have been found using it as an alternative to chalkboards, or not use it at all. Studies in fact say that effective use of IWBs is an example of good teaching but it doesn’t guarantee betterment in the teaching style.

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Read more here: 3 Myths in Educational Technology | Voniz

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I'm convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans. The solution is learning - creating independent and autonomous learners who can problem solve, innovate and create a better more equitable and sustainable world.

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This entry was posted on June 17, 2015 by in Features and tagged , , , , , , .

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