March 31, 2015

True Tech Integration Starts with Learning Goals – From Tom Daccord

This post first appeared on eSchoolNews.

The real challenge of integrating technology effectively is not the technology. It’s developing a vision for technology use…

In the world of ed tech today, far too much time is spent on discussing tools and their features and not enough on learning. It’s like the ship without a compass that meanders aimlessly across the sea. If you don’t know where you’re going how do you know you’ve arrived?

So let’s spend more time in discussion with teachers about their learning goals and how students will demonstrate their knowledge of curriculum content. Let’s develop a vision of what students should be able to do and how we will help them get there. Let’s use technology continually in ways that are thoughtful and directly in the service of learning.

>> Read the full article on eSchoolNews to learn more.

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