I am guilty of assuming that the younger a person is, the easier it is to teach them digital literacy. Recent reports have found that – not surprisingly – digital natives who have mastered Fortnight and driving while texting are far from being able to distinguish between fake and real news, or adept at mid-skill job requirements for computer literacy.
How do we use education technology to enhance learning when the technology itself is outpacing our ability to deploy it in education? Every day, we discover bloggers and pundits crying for an end to education as we know it, favoring their version of what will prepare children for the fourth industrial revolution.
Online education and digital learning tools-whether as a supplement to an on-campus experience, or as a full distance-learning program-have transformed the practice of education in recent years. Even more significantly, it’s become clear that this trend is accelerating. What’s in store for this year? Here are 5 trends in Education Technology to watch in 2019.
Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future by Terry Heick For professional development around this idea or others you read about on TeachThought, contact us. Let’s take a look at this vague idea of the ‘classroom of the future.’ This is all subjective, but it’s worth talking about.
Innovative schools are redesigning learning spaces to enhance student success. Mary Meriskomer, Technology Integration Development and Outreach Facilitator at TIES, discusses trends in creating modern learning environments. Modern classroom design focuses on students to foster choice, collaboration, and creativity.
Traditional classroom layouts (sometimes called the “graveyard layout”) have long been identified as a obstacle in addressing different learning modes. Interior design and architecture have a real impact on our ability to study. So how can we design great spaces to learn?
In many parts of the world, today’s classrooms are almost unrecognisable compared to those of a decade ago. Technology is changing the way students learn and teachers teach. From interactive white boards replacing chalk boards to tablets replacing desktop computers, schools are becoming increasingly digital.