Teachers give low marks on schools’ ed tech use

Teachers give low marks on schools’ ed tech use

Only 13% of teachers were willing to give their school an “A” rating when asked whether the available technology at the school would be able to enhance students’ learning experience, and educators found cost to be one of the top hindrances to getting better tech in the classroom, according to a new study by Walker Sands Communication.

How Teachers Can Change the Future of Educational Technology

How Teachers Can Change the Future of Educational Technology – InformED

These days, it’s hard not to overhear a conversation about a new app on the market or software product development. Some creations are superfluous-do people really need another photo-sharing app? But the burgeoning world of technical tools is solving real, important problems in society, from healthcare to environmental preservation to education.

Four cautionary lessons about education technology

Four cautionary lessons about education technology

Technology in education is often seen as a solution. It holds promise, but caution is warranted. Photo: Charlotte Kesl / World Bank There is no denying that governments around the world are expanding investments in education technology, from inputs that students use directly (like Kenya’s project to put tablets in schools) to digital resources to improve the education system (like Rio de Janeiro’s school management system).